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Online Reference Books
Reference resources in chemistry.
(CRC Press/Taylor and Francis)
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (e-book)
Covers chemical industry and allied fields with chemical technology information for litigation or patent support.
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc. e-book)
Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Reference work covering the entire range of life sciences research. Includes peer-reviewed articles written by international experts in their fields.
(Wiley Online Library e-book)
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Other WCU Subscription Databases
Current awareness and information retrieval service for analytical scientists, covering 1980 to present.
(Royal Society of Chemistry)
Chemical Hazards in Industry
Health and safety issues for all sectors of the chemical industry.
Laboratory Hazards Bulletin
From the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Natural Product Updates
Graphical abstracts of new developments in natural product chemistry.
Web of Science Core Collection (Web of Science)
-Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1984- )
-Science Citation Index Expanded (1984- )
-Social Sciences Citation Index Expanded (1984- )
-Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (1990- )
-Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (1990- )
-Book Citation Index– Science (2005- )
-Book Citation Index– Social Sciences & Humanities (2005- )
-Emerging Sources Citation Index (2015- )
-Current Chemical Reactions (1985- )
-Index Chemicus (1993- )
Synthetic Reaction Updates
Current abstracts on recent developments in synthetic organic chemistry.
(Royal Society of Chemistry)
Data Citation Index
Science, social sciences and humanities data studies and data sets from a wide range of international data repositories with connections to published scientific literature.
Search the Master Data Repository List
to discover data sources.
1900 - present
Derwent Innovations Index
Value-added patent information from Derwent World Patent Index as well as patent citations from Patents Citation Index
1963 - present
A chemical index from Thomson Reuters.
Academic Search Ultimate
One of the best places to start your research in any discipline!
Current Contents Connect
Current awareness database that provides access to complete tables of contents, abstracts, bibliographic information, and abstracts from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as from more than 7,000 relevant, evaluated websites. Search, browse by journal, or set up content alerts.
ASTM Standards in Forensic Sciences
ASTM Book of Standards | Volume 14.02
Includes ASTM Volume 14.02 General Test Methods; Forensic Psychophysiology; Forensic Sciences; Terminology; Conformity Assessment; Statistical Methods; Nanotechnology; Forensic Engineering; Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Products