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Merck Index Online

(Royal Society of Chemistry; RSC)
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  • Vendor: Royal Society of Chemistry

Reference source for chemical, drug, and biological product information. Search by substance name, CAS Registry Number, properties, use, or manufacturer.

Web of Science

(Web of Knowledge)
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  • Vendor: Clarivate Analytics

Citations covering high-impact (heavily cited) journals in the sciences (1900-present), social sciences (1956-present), and arts and humanities (1997-present).

Annual Reviews

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  • Vendor: Annual Reviews

Critical reviews of primary research literature written by leading scientists in Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

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Reference source with chemical data and physical property information for inorganic and organic compounds. A good first place to check for commonly needed data, as well as units and conversion factors, and health and safety information.

Derwent Innovations Index

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  • Vendor: Clarivate Analytics

Full text of international patents in chemical, electrical/electronic, and mechanical engineering. Coverage dates from the 1960s - present, dependent on subject. Includes links to cited and citing patents, DWPI Class Codes, and tools for analyzing trends.


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  • Vendor: Ingenta

Citations and some full-text scholarly research articles, books, monographs, reports, statistics online. Multi-disciplinary, 1988-present.

JoVE Science Education Database

Special temporary access provided through June 15, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.. Video demonstrations of laboratory methods and protocols across eight STEM disciplines, two Core video textbooks, and intro biology and chemistry lab manuals. (Video Journal access is not included.)

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

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  • Vendor: Wiley

Reference source with articles about chemical engineering technology, and an acronym finder. Useful for finding background information on applied chemical topics, including properties, manufacturing, and uses.


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  • Vendor: National Library of Medicine

Go-to source of articles in biomedicine, biochemistry, and related medical fields. Search Medline, life science journals, and online books through the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Many search results link to full-text articles in journals through library subscriptions.


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  • Vendor: National Library of Medicine

Scholarly citations for articles and monographs on toxicology, 1992 - present.

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