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Chemistry Databases

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American Chemical Society Journals Full text of most journals published by the American Chemical Society. Subjects covered include biological sciences, engineering, environmental science, mathematical and physical sciences, and veterinary and biomedical sciences. Chemical & Engineering News is not included.


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A free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 26 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

Current Contents Connect

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Provides access to the tables of contents and bibliographic data from current issues of the world's leading scholarly research journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Cover-to-cover indexing of journal articles, reviews, meeting abstracts, editorials, etc., is provided for more than 7500 international journals covering all disciplines.


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PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool 
Royal Society of Chemistry Journals and newsletters in chemistry and related disciplines, from the 19th century to present. Included are journals with an environmental perspective, such as Green Chemistry and Journal of Environmental Monitoring.


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Multidisciplinary collection of full text journals, reference works, books, and a web search engine (Scirus).


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Provides web-based access to Chemical Abstracts (CA) covering all aspects of chemistry and other disciplines as they relate to chemistry. Nearly 650,000 documents and 123,000 patents are added each year.


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A multidisciplinary database which is very strong in the sciences and has many useful search features. It includes all the journals indexed in Medline.


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Includes: Web Pages, PDFs, DataSheets, Technical Bulletins, Brochures, etc.

Web of Science Core Collection

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Web of Science Core Collection is a prestigious citation index for scientific and scholarly research. It includes a collection of over 18,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals), as well as conference proceedings and book data, in over 250 disciplines. A Web of Science Core Collection Guide is available.

Wiley Online Library

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A multidisciplinary seamless integrated collection of resources, including journals, reference works and books, laboratory protocol manuals, and the Cochrane Library database.

Sage Research Methods

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SAGE Research Methods (SRM) allows researchers to explore methods and concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.
Since SRMO focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used across the social sciences, health sciences, and more.
All Databases  Databases can be browsed by Subject or Title.  

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Results can be filtered by:

  • Scholarly and peer reviewed
  • Content type e.g. journal articles, books
  • Date
  • Subject

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