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Journals List: Do We Have this Journal?
When you have a source with a bibliography, you can see if a particular article from the bibliography is available by looking the journal's name up at the link below. Then you can use the volume and date information to navigate to the article. If we don't have access to that journal, we usually can get it from another library.
This online collection of journals in chemistry is an indispensable resource for chemists. Though not everything indexed in SciFinder will be here, the ACS is the most important and largest publisher of journals in the field.
Another journal of interest to chemists is not published by the ACS.
There are many journals we don't subscribe to, but we can get articles from them through interlibrary loan. Never pay for an article - we'll get it for you for free.
Two important journals that cover all of the sciences with both news articles and research articles (announcing new and significant research) are only available in print, shelved alphabetically with the other print journals on the lower level
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Other Science Databases
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
This search engine points toward scholarly research rather than all Web-based sources. It is stronger in the sciences than in the humanities, with social sciences somewhere in between. One interesting feature of Google Scholar is that in includes a link to sources that cite a particular item. Not all of the articles in Google Scholar are free; the library can obtain many of them for you through Interlibrary loan.
PubMed (citations from MEDLINE and other sources) (New PubMed) This link opens in a new window
PubMed contains more than 30 million citations and abstracts of biomedical literature. Click the "Find it at Gustavus" button to link to the full text or to make an interlibrary loan request. PubMed was developed and is maintained by the National Institutes of Health.
Web of Science (Web of Knowledge) This link opens in a new window
Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI). Besides indexing a wide range of journals in the sciences, social sciences, and history, this resource allows you to search for articles that cite a specific author or published work. Coverage from 1997 to the present. Click on the "Web of Science" tab to limit your search to one or more specific citation databases.
These volumes provide basic information on the most important synthetic reactions and on reliable methods for preparing organic compounds.
ORGANIC REACTIONS, v 1, 1942 - (QD 251 .O7)
ORGANIC SYNTHESES, v. 20, 1940 - (QD 262 .O7); also available online.
Two other annual publications review recent research of interest in the fields of biochemistry and physical chemistry.
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