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Michigan State University

CEM 356 Organic Laboratory II

Chemistry Databases

How to Find Full-text Articles from SciFinderⁿ and Reaxys

Search a Book

  • Go to the library homepage, click the second "Library Catalog" tab.
  • Type in the keywords, title, author or call number, click "search" on the right.
  • The result page lists print books and ebooks. Most of the chemistry books are in electronic format.
  • Most of the print books are located in the Main Library basement.
  • Ebooks are accessible on campus and off campus (need MSU ID and password).

Search a Journal

To search a journal, NOT the articles in journals:

  • Go to the library homepage, click the second "Library Catalog" tab.
  • Type in the journal title, choose "Journal and Periodical Title" from the drop-down menu and click "search" on the right.
  • The result page lists both the print and e-journals.
  •  A print journal has call numbers that indicate where the journal locates. Most chemistry journals are in the Main Library basement.
  •  An e-journal usually has a tag of "Electronic Resource". Each journal has one or several links with year coverage. You can access e-journals from any computer or mobile device on campus and off campus (need MSU ID and password).
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