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SciFinder Help

E-book on how to use SciFinder.

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Information Retrieval: SciFinder
Call Number: E-Book
ISBN: 9780470712450
Publication Date: 2009

Database Tutorials

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    Main Chemistry Databases

    Primary Chemistry article databases:

    • SciFinder Scholar  Icon
      This extensive chemistry index supplies abstracts of journal articles, conferences, dissertations, technical reports, patents, substance records, formula, structure and reaction searching. Off campus users may be asked to make a security exception in order to access this database. One-time registration
    • American Chemical Society Publications  Icon
      Searchable collection of more than 30 peer-reviewed journals and magazines published by the American Chemical Society

    Other Chemistry Databases

    Other Chemistry article databases:

    • Cambridge Structural Database  Icon
      Searchable database containing crystal structure information, chemical, and bibliographic data for about 400000 organic and metal-organic compounds. Note: This software requires Browser Pop-ups to be disabled. Documentation for the search software and database is available here.
    • Environmental Science and Pollution Management  Icon
      Multidisciplinary index with abstracts of journals, conference proceedings, reports, books and government publications in the environmental sciences. Coverage: 1967- present. Updated monthly. ?RefWorks Info: Imports checked citations directly into RefWorks
    • PaperChem  Icon
      Part of Engineering Village, Paperchem covers the literature of the pulp, paper and paperboard industries, as well as such allied industries as packaging, chemicals, and equipment. Coverage is from 1967 to the present with over 12,000 records added annually.
    • Web of Science  Icon
      This index includes several research and citation databases. The Core Collection contains seven major databases: (1) Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present), (2) Social Sciences Citation Index (1900-present), and (3) Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present), (4) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1994-present), (5) Book Citation Index (2005-present), (6) Current Chemical Reactions (1994-present), and (7) Index Chemicus (1994-present) . Cited Reference Search allows users to search for articles that cite a particular author or work. Additional databases can also be accessed through the Web of Science platform, including: BIOSIS Citation Index, BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents Direct, Data Citation Index, Derwent Innovations Index, INSPEC, MEDLINE, and Zoological Record. Tutorial
      Library users should use the Chrome browser for full functionality of this database.

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