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Find articles in journals

Web of Science
Use to locate interdisciplinary articles and cited references.

SciFinder Scholar
Comprehensive source for research articles in chemistry. Registration is required to search SciFinder.

Find chemical properties and reactions

SciFinder Scholar
Comprehensive database used to locate substance properties and reactions. Registration is required to search SciFinder.

Reaxys
Use to locate substance properties and reactions.

PubChem
Provides information on the biological activities of small molecules including properties, safety, toxicity, and medical uses.

Find spectroscopic data

Chemistry WebBook (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
Provides spectroscopic data.

Spectral Database System for Organic Compounds (SDBS)
An integrated spectral database system for organic compounds.

Find safety and toxicology information

Safety Data Sheets (MSDSonline)
Safety Data Sheets (SDS) provide detailed information prepared by the manufacturer or importer of hazardous chemicals. Access to SDS is provided by Yale Environmental Health & Safety. View  the MSDSonline tutorial.

Toxnet
A group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology.

Dictionary of Substances and Their Effects
Information about thousands of chemicals and their impact on the environment, including detailed information about the toxicity of the chemicals, physical properties and regulatory requirements.

Find news

US Major Dailies
Full text access to the five US newspapers, including The New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune.

Factiva
Business-oriented database providing international coverage of thousands of news sources. Includes same-day and archival coverage of major and local newspapers from every corner of the globe.

Nexis Uni
Legal-oriented database providing full text news from national and international sources.

Find medical uses

MedlinePlus
Provides reliable, up-to-date health information from the National Library of Medicine.

UpToDate
Current clinical information and recommendations on care and treatment. Provides a comprehensive, "up-to-date" review, from physiological concepts through results of the most recent clinical trials and protocols.

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