Databases & Indexes for Chemistry Literature


Good places to start: ScienceDirect | Academic Search Premier | ACS Publications

Academic Search Premier

This multi-disciplinary scholarly database includes more than 600 chemistry journals.

1975--current | Some full text | More info


ACS Publications

Provides access to journals from the American Chemical Society--a comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences.

Full text | Browse journal list | More info

Angewandte Chemie (International Edition)
This index provides citations and abstracts for articles published in Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), a leading general chemistry journal. If you need the full-text of an article, request it through our interlibrary loan page.
Abstracts | 1998 -- current

General Science Collection

This science database includes 11 chemistry titles. (from Gale's InfoTrac )

Some full text


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This health sciences database includes some coverage of biochemistry. (from EBSCO)

Some full text | More info

Organic Syntheses
Organic Syntheses provides detailed, reliable, and carefully checked procedures for the synthesis of organic compounds.
Full text | 1921 -- current


This life-sciences database includes more than 250 chemistry journals.

Some full text


Sage Science Collections  
This science database includes coverage of biochemistry.

1999--current | Full text



This science database includes more than 580 chemistry journals.

Some full text



Provides researchers unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. You can search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references. To use SciFinder you must first register to set up a login and password. This must be done on campus and with your e-mail address. SciFinder will issue you a login and password which will also work for off campus access.  Here is the link for self registration.


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