Research & Documentation Online 5th Edition

Chemistry

Beilstein.

Frankfurt: Beilstein Information, 1997–. The world’s largest database of references to publications about organic compounds, based on Beilstein’s Handbook for Organic Chemistry. The work covers organic chemistry research back to 1771, updated with the contents of current journals. Inorganic compounds are covered in Gmelin’s Handbuch der Anorganischen Chemie. Both of these may be available through the CrossFire platform or, with the addition of a patents database, Reaxys.

Chemical Abstracts.

Columbus: American Chemical Society, 1907–. A comprehensive index to chemistry publications. Searches can be conducted by author, subject, chemical structure, formula, and more. Online access is provided through the services STN and SciFinder Scholar.