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Use these databases to find articles, chemical properties, reactions, and other information.
A powerful database that finds chemical and related scientific information. Use SciFinder to find property information, spectra, synthesis routes, or to find references on a particular topic or substance. Enter your topic, structure, substance identifier, or chemical property to get started. Coverage dates: Current.
Web of Science
A citation database that allows you to search the online versions of Science Citation Index and Social Sciences Citation Index. The analyze tool can be used to filter results by author, publication year, journal subject category, institution, language or source title.
Combined Chemical Dictionary
Chemical, physical, and structural data on thousands of compounds. Coverage dates: Current
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
A database of chemical properties and other information contained in the print edition of the Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Coverage dates: Current.
Provides the most comprehensive coverage on medical research, clinical practice, administration and policy issues from thousands of journals.
Current Chemical Reactions
Synthetic methods from prominent organic chemistry journals. Each reaction provides complete reaction diagrams, critical conditions, and journal article information. Coverage dates: 1840 - present.
Derwent Innovations Index
Derwent Innovations Index facilitates rapid, precise patent searching. This databases focuses on chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Researchers can quickly grasp a patent's significance and its relationship to other patents.
Chemical property information for organic compounds. Displays graphical summaries, reaction diagrams, and complete citation information. Coverage dates: 1993 - present.
American Chemical Society (ACS) journals. Coverage dates: 1879 - present
Royal Society of Chemistry Publications
The Royal Chemistry Society publishes over 30 journals, dating back to 1876.
ChemSpider is a free collection of compound data from across the web, provided by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). It aggregates chemical structures and their associated information into a single searchable repository.
Spectral Database for Organic Compounds (SDBS)
A free online database of spectra information, including NMR, FT-IR, Raman, and others.
Good general databases
These databases are very general in nature.
Academic Search Ultimate
Scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, videos, and trade publications covering multiple subjects. Coverage dates: 1887 – present
Gale Science in Context
Encyclopedia-like database that covers a wide variety of science topics. Includes journal articles, images, video, reference works, and other materials. Coverage dates: Current.
Dissertations and Theses at TCU
Contains full text of dissertations and theses produced by TCU students. The Current Research@ Gateway link on the main page will also let you view 24 page previews of dissertations and theses submitted at other participating institutions from 1999-present.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Contains online encyclopedias and other other reference sources on a wide variety of topics.
, Chemistry & Biochemistry
, Computer Science
, Environmental and Sustainability Sciences
, Health Sciences
, Physics & Astronomy
, Scholarly Communication