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SciFinder Guide


Databases Included:

  • CAPlus - bibliographic entries from Chemical Abstracts back to 1907.  Over 1,500 core chemical journals are included, as well as patents, books, conference proceedings, etc.  Link out to OLinks to connect to electronic full text or check for print holdings.

  • MEDLINE - bibliographic entries in the medical sciences back to 1949
  • CAS REGISTRY - Chemicals and biochemical sequences searchable by name, number, formula, or structure, with experimental and predicted property data.

  • CHEMLIST - Registry of regulated chemicals.

  • CHEMCATS - Chemical supplier catalogs.

  • CASREACT - Individually indexed reaction schemes back to 1840.

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