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CHE - Finding Chemical Information (Fall 2014): Science Direct

Using the online chemical and biochemical databases to find information.

What is ScienceDirect

Elsevier's ScienceDirect offers more than a quarter of the world's scientific, medical and technical information online and supports physical sciences and engineering; the life sciences; the health sciences; and the social sciences and humanities

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Tips for Searching

ScienceDirect contains many full text journal articles from 1993 in the biochemical and biomedical sciences.  There are also citations from earlier years and from books and reference sources.  ScienceDirect also includes articles in pre-publication from select journals, which may change by the date of publication.

NOTE: ScienceDierct was just updated this past weekend.

The basic search has the advanced search screen with multiple drop-down boxes.  Use the concepts above to successfully search this database.  Detailed strategies for searching include tips for getting better results.

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