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Chemistry

Article databases

Searching for Chemistry and related subject area articles can be tricky. Most researchers use Google Scholar or SuperSearch (as this database contains Web of Science citations) and then move on to SciFinder and Reaxys for deeper and/or more comprehensive searches. Keyword, property and chemical reaction or structure searching is essential when reviewing resources. 

Consult CASSI for journal name abbreviations which are essential for citations, interlibrary loan and for older and foreign language journals.Check Beyond CASSI which is an updated list if necessary. There are several alternate services that translate journal name abbreviations to full names including All That JAS, Web of Science Journal Title Abbreviations, and Brock Library's A_Z List of Journals (just enter abbreviation - full name will come out if found).

Finding individual articles by citation using SuperSearch or the Library Catalogue is fairly straightforward. Consult the Citation Hunt guide for assistance. 

Using figshare is an excellent way to search for data and information.