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  • Analytical Abstracts
    Analytical Abstracts (also known as Analytical WebBase) is a premier current awareness and information retrieval service for analytical scientists. Contains abstracts from over 100 journals covering the period from 1980-present. From Royal Society of Chem 1980-current.
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  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
    Latest edition of the standard handbook for physics, chemistry, and allied fields.
    Also Known As
    • Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online
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  • Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
    Articles on chemical substances.
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  • Knovel
    Over 800 full-text engineering and scientific reference works, handbooks, encyclopedias, reference books, and standards in engineering and chemistry.
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  • Organic Syntheses
    Covers preparation of important organic molecules and the illustration of novel synthetic methods. Contains all of the nine Collective as well as Annual Volumes and Indices.
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  • PubMed
    Scholarly journal articles about health and medicine, nursing, audiology, and biology. PubMed includes the MEDLINE database, but has newer content and additional life science journals. PubMed is late 1940s-current. 1940s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Medline via PubMed
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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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  • ScienceDirect
    Scholarly journal articles in scientific and engineering disciplines primarily. Also includes over 400 ebooks. 1995-current.
    Also Known As
    • Science Direct
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  • SciFinder Scholar A Best Bet database
    Search Chemical Abstracts and the CAS Registry File of over 19 million chemical substances. Coverage is 1967-present. First-time users must register here:;go
    SciFinder cannot be used for commercial research or for any organization other than UConn. Users of SciFinder must be current UConn faculty, staff, or students. Currently, SciFinder is having trouble linking to IOP journals. If you are unable to access an article in an IOP journal, please search for the journal here:
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  • SciFinder Scholar - Registration for First-Time Users A Best Bet database
    First-time users of SciFinder must register at this site. Once you have registered, you may login into SciFinder using the "SciFinder Scholar" entry in the RDL:;go
    Users of SciFinder must be current UConn faculty, staff, or students.
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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.
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