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CHEM 3280

This guide will cover material from the library session in CHEM BC 3280 on February 2, 2021

Top Databases for Scholarly Literature, including Articles, Conference Papers, etc.

  • PubMed
    Provides access to over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.
  • SciFinder (to register, use this link: columbia.edu/cgi-bin/cul/resolve?clio6702921.999)
    Provides access to the Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) databases of chemical literature and U.S. and foreign chemical-related patents, to CASREACT, to the Registry database from CAS, and to Medline.
  • Scopus
    Excellent source for citation searching or finding original articles in chemistry.
  • Web of Science
    Scholarly articles in all disciplines, including chemistry. This database can also be used to identify articles that cite an author or article that you specify, and for various kinds of citation analysis.