The core databases in this discipline are SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts) and Web of Knowledge.
For assistance, contact research specialist Cathy Christensen, cchristensen@drew.edu, x3483.

Name Description Guide
ABI-Inform Complete

Massive business and industry database, including full text of the Wall Street Journal.

American Chemical Society Journals

Access to journals published by the American Chemical Society.

Distillations Podcast

Audio podcasts providing “commentary and perspective on the past, present, and future of chemistry.” From the Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Encyclopedia of Chromatography

A guide to specific chromatographic techniques and principles, providing a basic introduction to the science and technology of the method, as well as additional references on the theory and methodology for analysis of specific chemicals and applications in a range of industries.

Google Scholar

This free, interdisciplinary resource indexes the available text of scholarly journal sites and scholarly website collections on the Internet, and allows citation searching.
Make sure Scholar Preferences are set to include Library Links from Drew to check subscription content availability; some collections, however, are not linked.

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JSTOR

Full text database of over 300 journals; generally does not contain most recent materials. Most journals lack the last several years, but holdings are very deep, with many journals running back more than a hundred years.

MEDLINE

The premier medical database; supports research in nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences and more.

Pharmaceutical News Index

Indexing for 22 key U.S. and international pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology, medical device, and cosmetic industry newsletters.

 

Subject coverage

  • Pharmacology
  • Healthcare research
  • Development
  • Regulatory issues
Proquest Science Journals

1,145+ journals in science —  965+ full text. 1986-.

PubMed

Includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. Links to full text where available. ( This link is proxied for Drew; to access the free version, use http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi )

Science Online

Science Magazine, online, 1997-present.

ScienceDirect

The Elsevier Science journal collection covers disciplines besides the sciences; indexes over 2,800 journals; full text available for over 1,000 journals.

SciFinder

SciFinder offers access to all of Chemical Abstracts (from 1907), including patents and CAS Registry numbers, as well as information on reactions and properties. ( Drew users only. Must register for SciFinder Account:  https://uknow.drew.edu/confluence/display/Library/SciFinder+%28Chemical+Abstracts%29+Web+Registration )

SCIRUS

Science web search engine provided by Elsevier. ( Go into Preferences and Enable the Library Connection links for Drew University Library )

Web of Knowledge (ISI Citation Indexes)

3 major citation indexes covering the Sciences, the Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. Start with a known article and find other articles that have cited it.

Web Sites

The core databases in this discipline are SciFinder (Chemical Abstracts) and Web of Knowledge.
For assistance, contact research specialist Cathy Christensen, cchristensen@drew.edu, x3483.