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  1. Science in the Newskeeping track of stories in the media

  2. Content • News resources at the Wellcome Library. • Overview of science news tools and resources online. • Following up science stories in the news. • Share experiences and try resources.

  3. What’s in the News? • Proquest UK newsstand • SPIN • News Media - Science news desks - Science news magazines • News aggregators • Specialist news aggregators • Google news (and archive)

  4. Keeping up with the news • Alerts: email based • SciDevNet • Scientific American • Newswise • RSS Feeds: web based • BBC Science & Environment • NewScientist • Bloglines

  5. SciDevNet alert

  6. Current Awareness • Table of Contents (TOCs) services: • Science Direct • Search alert services: • Proquest UK Newsstand • PubMed • Citation alert services: • Web of Science

  7. Example TOC alert

  8. Opinions and Debates • Mailing Lists: • Jiscmail • Intute gateways • Blogs: - Sciencebase • News websites • ScienceBlogs • Google blog search • Forums: • Nature Network

  9. Analysis and Evaluation • Behind the Headlines • HealthNewsReview.Org • Sense about Science • Bad Science • RealClimate [http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=1623]

  10. Following up on a story • Names of people or organisations - Organisation websites - Author and citation searches on bibliographic databases • Legislation and official publications - UK Parliament - European Commission • Reports - UK government websites - Organisation websites - Google ScholarInternet search engines and gateways