SciFinder Scholar

Use SciFinder to find chemistry-related literature, patents, and substance and reaction data. By default, SciFinder searches both the CAPlus (Chemical Abstracts) database and MEDLINE. Provides various options for structure and substructure searching. Note: Requires individual registration and login. See SciFinder Training Materials.


Use Reaxys to obtain checked physico-chemical data, preparation/reaction methods for pure compounds, and literature and patent references. Includes the Beilstein database (near-comprehensive coverage of pre-1960 organic literature), the Gmelin database (inorganic chemistry), and Elsevier's Patent Chemistry Database. Reaxys allows searching for substances by chemical name or by structure, as well as for single and multi-step reactions. See Reaxys Training Materials

Web of Science

Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. See Web of Science Training Materials.

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