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Chemistry

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

AccessScience (McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)
(reference resource, e-book)
Includes articles from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates, thousands of illustrations, Science News headlines, biographies, and more.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
(reference resource, e-book)
Provides broad coverage of all types of physical science data commonly encountered
by scientists and engineers.

Merck Index (CambridgeSoft)
The Merck Index is an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs and biologicals, including an appendix with organic name reactions.

Oxford Reference
(reference resource, e-books)
Search for A Dictionary of Chemistry, covering all aspects of chemistry, from physical chemistry to biochemistry.

Polymers: A Property Database
(reference resource)
Provides scientific and commercial information on polymers.

Properties of Organic Compounds
(reference resource)
Contains over 29,000 of the most commonly sought organic compounds, featuring physical data, spectral data, and structures.

Recommended Article Indexes

American Chemical Society Publications
(article index)
The ACS Publications web site includes access to an article search feature and a title list of the ACS journals, as well as full-text access to articles.

Annual Reviews
(article index)
Authoritative, analytic reviews in 37 focused disciplines within the biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences.

Science Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
(article index)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1965-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.

ScienceDirect
(article index)
1993-present. Over 1,800 full text journals in the areas of science, technology, and medicine. Full text coverage for all titles goes back to 1995; coverage for IDEAL titles goes back to 1993.

SciFinder (on-campus access)
SciFinder (off-campus access)
(article index)
The American Chemical Society's Chemical Abstracts online. You must first register with SciFinder in order to use this resource.

Web of Science (ISI)
Web of Science includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Science Citation Index (1999-present), and Social Sciences Citation Index (1972-present). It offers bibliographic citations and cited references from a broad range of disciplines, and is useful as a citation analysis tool.

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