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A day in the life of an academic chemist

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A typical day for an academic chemist is a whirlwind of activity, where multitasking and effective time management ensure success. One major focus is securing research grants, and much of that process requires keeping up to date with the scientific literature. Many chemists have established mechanisms to identify and store papers relevant to their research program. Now they are turning to new tools to aggregate, personalize, and share their knowledge.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: April 1, 2008

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  • Editor in Chief: Pippa Smart
    North American Editor: Judy Luther

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