Chemistry Databases

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Norah Mazel
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Chemistry Databases

SciFinder  1907-
SciFinder provides access to CAplus, a database of chemical literature and U.S. and foreign chemical-related patents, CASREACT, the CAS Registry, Chemcat, Chemlist, and Medline. It includes citations to journal articles, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, substance database and dissertations covered in Chemical Abstracts as well as articles currently being indexed, book reviews and biographical information.

American Chemical Society Publications (ACS)  1879-
ACS publications include 35 journals in subjects like biotechnology, analytical chemistry, applied chemistry, biochemistry & molecular biology, chemical biology, and chemical engineering etc. ACS publications are the most cited peer reviewed journals in chemical and related fields and the collection include Journal of the American Chemical Society from 1879 as well.

ScienceDirect Elsevier 1997-
Access to the Elsevier Science journal collection which consists of over 15,000 journals including approximate 735 titles in full-text. Subjects include Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business & Management Science, Chemistry, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Mathematics & Computer Science, Microbiology & Immunology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Physics, and Social Sciences.

Scopus Elsevier 1966-
Scopus is an abstracts database covering the following fields: chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, engineering, life and health sciences, social sciences, psychology, economics, and environmental sciences. Provides access to over 26 million abstracts (going back to 1966) and 10 years of reference backfiles.

Merck Index  15th edition
An encyclopedia of biomedical information, "the Merck Index is a world renowned, authoritative handbook of chemical, pharmaceutical and biomedical information that contains more than 10,000 monographs, 32 supplemental tables and 450 Organic Name Reactions and almost 1000 retired monographs."

Related Science Databases

Annual Reviews  1996-
Annual Reviews provides researchers, professors, and scientific professionals with a definitive academic resource in 29 scientific disciplines.

Knovel Library  years vary
An electronic library of authoritative Sci-tech reference books.

Sage Online Journals Sage  years vary
A full-text, multidisciplinary database covering more than 520 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology and medicine.

SpringerLink   1997-
Access to the complete contents of more than 500 journals and 17,000 e-books, covering a wide array of subjects, including science, technology, medicine, humanities, and economics.

Wiley Interscience Journals  1988-
Access to scholarly journal literature in the fields of Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Education, Engineering, Law, Life and Medical Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Psychology.

Selected General Databases

Academic OneFile Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources in the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995.

Academic Search Premier EBSCOhost years vary
Provides full text for more than 3,430 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. This database is updated on a daily basis.

CQ Researcher CQ Press  1923-
Explores controversial issues in the news with objectivity and balance. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Each report contains charts, graphs and sidebar articles -- plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies and a list of contacts.

Dissertations and Theses Proquest  1639-
Indexes the complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations accepted at accredited institutions. Abstracting of dissertations begins with 1980 and abstracting of theses begins with 1988.

Expanded Academic ASAP Gale/InfoTrac 1980-
Use this database to find information on Astronomy, Religion, Law, History, Psychology, Humanities, Current Events, Sociology, Communications and the General Sciences.

OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson) EBSCOhost 1982-
This general database includes articles that cover a wide range of topics in education, general science, humanities, and the social sciences. Formerly known as WilsonWeb, OmniFile Full Text Mega Edition contains the full text of articles from over 2,500 publications and abstracts from nearly 3,600 publications.