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Research Guide: Chemistry Seminar and Research


Databases and Indexes--find articles

 

Academic Search Premier

This scholarly database provides access to 611 journals in the field of chemistry, including Nature and Science.

1975--current | Some full text | More info

 

American Chemical Society Journals (ACS)

ACS provides access to journals from the American Chemical Society--a comprehensive collection of peer-reviewed journals in the chemical and related sciences. Increase your efficiency with the ACS User Guide.
Full text | Browse journal list | More info

 

PubMed

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

 

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals (RSC)

The RSC web site provides abstracts of articles published in RSC journals. If you need the full text of an article, use SMU's Journals A-Z to see if it is available in the Fitzgerald Library. If it is not available, you may order it through interlibrary loan.

Abstracts | 1841 -- current

 

ScienceDirect

One of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical, and medical literature with a database of some 2 million articles and 59 million abstracts from all fields of science.

Some full text

 

SciFinder

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 smumn.edu 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.

 

The Wiley web site provides abstracts of articles published in Wiley journals, including Angewandte Chemie International Edition, a leading general chemistry journal. If you need the full text of an article, use SMU's Journals A-Z to see if it is available in the Fitzgerald Library. If it is not available, you may order it through interlibrary loan.
Abstracts | 1791 -- current

 

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Choose from all Fitzgerald Library indexes and databases

 

Journals A-Z

Search an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection both online and in print. If we do not have the journal you need to access your article, you may order the article through interlibrary loan.

 

Research Help

Search tips (Boolean operators truncation/wildcards), citation examples, and more

 


 

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Library Catalogs--find books & more

 

MnPALS Quick Fitz Library Catalog

Search for books and audio-visual materials located in the Fitzgerald Library. Check your account for Due dates & Renewals

 

Search WorldCat to locate materials not in our library. See our Interlibrary Loan page for more information about how to obtain these items.

 

Reference Universe

Search for books in the Fitzgerald Reference Collection.

 


 

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Reference Books of Note

 

ACS Style Guide 3rd ed. Oxford, 2006.

R808.06654 A11 2006

 

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 90th ed. CRC Press, 2009.

R540.2 C51h

 

Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. Kirk Othmer, 2004
R660.03 E56| 27 vols.

 

Lange's Handbook of Chemistry. McGraw Hill, 2005.

R540.3 L27

 

Van Norstrand's Encyclopedia of Chemistry 5th ed. Wiley, 2005.

R540.3 V26

 


 

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Recommended Web sites

 

CAPlus Core Journal Coverage List

Provides a fairly comprehensive list of all the chemical journals and their abbreviations.

 

Google Scholar 

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources.  Just click on "Find Full Text @SMU."

Some full text, some pay for view

 

WorldCat 

From OCLC, the largest, most comprehensive catalog of books and other materials, with records from over 55,000 libraries worldwide. Materials found in WorldCat may be borrowed through our interlibrary loan program.

Bibliographic records


 

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