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Chemistry: Find Chemical Literature

Guide for Chemistry resources at University of Akron

Search Using Structure

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There are other databases that use structure search, but SciFinder connect the structure search to the chemical literature.

Searching by Topic, Author, or Keyword

Important Reference Works

Use encyclopedias and other general references to get a topical overview before diving into the specific journal literature. Ullmann's opens in new window and Kirk-Othmer opens in new window both offer substantial non-engineering content.

Chemistry Around the Web

These are some useful links to Chemisitry resources around the web.

Important UA Chemistry Websites

How do I find Journals Published by ACS?