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  • SciFinder Scholar Web Access A Best Bet database
    Search Chemical Abstracts and the CAS Registry File of over 19 million chemical substances. The CAS RegistrySM in SciFinder and SciFinder Scholar has been enhanced with additional experimental properties from 1920 - 1987 CA records. 1967-current.
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    SciFinder is for Educational use ONLY. Commercial use is strictly prohibited. Users of SciFinder agree that they are a UConn faculty, staff member, or officially registered student of UConn. SciFinder cannot be used for commercial research or for any activity associated with an organization other than UConn.
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  • Reaxys A Best Bet database
    Reaxys provides in-depth chemical substance and reaction data particularly useful for compound synthesis.
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  • Web of Science A Best Bet database

    As of September 1, 2014, UConn Libraries discontinued access to Web of Science in favor of other alternative resource including Scopus. If you have any questions and/or if you would like to transfer your Web of Science search alerts to Scopus, please contact
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  • Scopus A Best Bet database
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
    Former Web of Science/Web of Knowledge Users: Scopus has several guides available to help you learn how to use its many functions. Please check the details section for links.
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  • Methods in Organic Synthesis A Best Bet database
    Covers new reactions and reagents, functional group changes, the introduction of chiral centres, and enzyme and biological transformations. Items are included in MOS only where there are interesting features in organic synthetic methods. 2000-present.
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