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					     Science in the News
keeping track of stories in the media
                Content
1. Resources at the Wellcome Library.

2. Overview of news tools and resources
   online.

3. Following up science stories in the news.

4. Share experiences and try resources.
        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)
    Keeping up with the news
• Alerts: email based
  – Scientific American
  – Newswise

• RSS Feeds: web based
  – BBC Science & Environment
  – NewScientist
         Current Awareness
• Table of Contents (TOCs) services:
  – Science Direct

• Search alert services:
  – Proquest UK Newsstand


• Citation alert services:
  – Web of Science
Example TOC alert
            Opinions and Debates
• Mailing Lists
  - Jiscmail

• Blogs
   - Sciencebase
  - ScienceBlogs

• Forums
 - Nature Network

• Twitter
 - scientwists
       Analysis and Evaluation
•   Behind the Headlines
•   HealthNewsReview.Org
•   Sense about Science
•   Bad Science
•   RealClimate


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      Following up on a story
• Names of people or organisations
  - Organisation websites
  - Author and citation searches on databases

• Legislation and official publications
  - UK Parliament

• Reports
  - UK government websites
  - Organisation websites
  - Google Scholar

				
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