Databases





DATABASE TITLE FULL DESCRIPTION COVERAGE FULL TEXT
AAPG Datapages Access to American Association of Petroleum Geologists publications, including AAPG Bulletin, AAPG Special Volumes, Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, Journal of Petroleum Geology, Journal of Sedimentary Research. Also includes publications by several regional groups. varies from 1917-present yes
ACM Digital Library The ACM Digital Library is the full-text repository of papers from publications that have been published, co-published, or co-marketed by Association for Computing Machinery. Searches can be expanded to include results from the ACM Online Guide to Computing Literature, which indexes over 2 million articles, technical reports, theses, and other sources in the field of computing beyond the ACM’s. 1970-present yes
AGU Digital Library The AGU Digital Library is a comprehensive collection of more than 100 years of Earth and space science research. The library contains more than 90,300 articles from journals and books and will eventually include an additional ~25,000 articles from books and the weekly newspaper for AGU. 1896- yes
Applied Science & Technology Full Text & Index Retrospective Indexes over 400 English-language periodicals in a wide variety of industrial and mechanical arts, including aeronautics and space science, chemistry, computer technology, construction, engineering, and physics. 1913-1983; 1984-present partial
ArchiveGrid Descriptions of archival holdings and special collections of manuscripts and other primary source materials nationwide. Includes full text finding aids describing the contents of archival collections at various libraries, museums, and archival repositories throughout the U.S. with links to the repositories. 00-present partial
ArXiv ArXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics. The contents of arXiv conform to Cornell University academic standards. arXiv is owned, operated and funded by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. ##arXiv is also partially funded by the National Science Foundation. - -
ASFA 2: Ocean Technology, Policy and Non-Living Resources In the wake of growing concern over limited natural resources, scientists and engineers are increasingly turning to the sea for answers. ASFA 2 is the source that puts professionals in touch with effective management solutions, alerts them to problems, and updates them on new legislation that affects management practices. Coverage spans the wide-ranging fields of oceanography: physical, descriptive, dynamical, chemical, geological, and biological aspects are extensively examined, as well as limnology, ocean engineering, and specific resources. From international policy and legislation to meteorology and climatology to technology and engineering, ASFA 2 covers the crucial current issues. 1971-current no
BCC Market Research BCC Research contains market research reports, industry reviews, newsletters and conferences for competitive business intelligence.##HLC,PHM, and BIO reports only Most recent 3-5 years yes
Beilstein / Gmelin (Reaxys) Now Reaxys. The Beilstein database contains information on more than 6 million organic compounds and 10 million single-step reactions. Each record contains information on preparation, reactions, physical and chemical properties and references to chemical literature from as early as 1779. The Gmelin database of inorganic and organometallic substances provides similar information, and is also available via this program. 1779-present no
Cambridge Structural Database System (WebCSD) The CSD is a database of over 500,000 experimentally derived crystal structures for small molecules that have been published in over 700 journals. Structures can be represented in 2D or 3D format. 1923 - present no
CASSI (Chemical Abstracts Serials Source Index) CASSI is the most complete information source on scientific journals in chemistry. It lists standard abbreviations, frequency of publication, journal name changes, and other bibliographic information for over 60,000 named sources. - no
CCOHS Occupational Health and Safety Databases The CCOHS Academic Support Program (ASP) is offered exclusively to universities and colleges as both a tool to educate students about environmental and occupational health and safety and as a guide to assist Universities and Colleges in their efforts to achieve a safe and healthy working environment. This program includes MSDS, FTSS, CHEMINFO, RTECS, Canadiana,CISILO, HSELINE, OSHLINE with NIOSHTIC/NIOSHTIC-2, as well as several free resources. - yes
CES EduPack CES EduPack provides a comprehensive database of materials and process information, powerful materials software tools, and a range of supporting textbooks, lectures, projects, and exercises. - yes
Chem Sources Online Chemical products and compounds - partial
Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder) SciFinder Scholar is a means of accessing the Chemical Abstracts database using a powerful and intuitive search engine to find references to articles easily. Search for chemical data using a molecular formula, chemical name, chemical structure, reaction components, author name, or topic of interest. 1907 - present partial
Chemisches Zentralblatt Chemisches Zentralblatt is a German language precursor to Chemical Abstracts/SciFinder and covers chemical and pharmaceutical literature from 1830-1969. Though the abstracts are in German, one can search CZB by chemical structure to find where a particular structure has been mentioned. CZB's coverage of early German chemistry is regarded as superior to SciFinder's and its abstracts are longer and more informative. There is only one user allowed access at a time, so be sure to log off when you have finished searching. 1830-1969 no
CHEMLIBnetBASE Collection of over 280 chemistry and chemistry related e-books. This resource includes a number of important titles such as: CRC Handbook of Fundamental Spectroscopic Correlation Charts, CRC Handbook of Organic Photochemistry and Photobiology, Ewing's Analytical Instrumentation Handbook, Handbook of Chemical and Biological Sensors, Industrial Solvents Handbook, Inorganic Materials Chemistry Desk Reference, and much more. - yes
CHEMnetBASE Includes access to the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics as well as a number of other resources with physical and chemical property data, including properties for natural products and drugs. Not only can you search within the CRC Handbook, but you have access to the following sources as well: Dictionary of Commonly Cited Compounds, Dictionary of Drugs, Dictionary of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds, Dictionary of Natural Products, Dictionary of Organic Compounds, Polymers: A Property Database , and Properties of Organic Compounds - yes
ChemSpider ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing access to over 26 million structures, properties and associated information via text or structure searching. ChemSpider integrates and links compounds from more than 400 data sources and also points to appropriate journal literature. It is owned by the Royal Society of Chemistry. varies no
ClimateWire Comprehensive coverage of the debate over climate policy and its effects on business, the environment and society. Updated daily at 8:00am, ClimateWire covers in-depth the key issues that surround the debate over climate change. - yes
Compendex Compendex® is the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database in the world with over 9 million records referencing 5,000 engineering journals and conference materials dating from 1884. 1884-present partial
COS Conference Papers Index Provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. Information is derived from final programs, abstracts booklets and published proceedings, as well as from questionnaire responses. Records include complete ordering information to obtain preprints, abstracts, proceedings and other publications derived from the conference, together with title and author information needed to track the specific papers. 1982-present partial
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Corresponding to the latest print edition, this resource allows searching and browsing of the numerous tables and data found in the print handbook. Can search by full-text, by chemical substance, or by a number of chemical properties. Interactive tables allow exporting of data to Microsoft Excel. - yes
Current Chemical Reactions (CCR-EXPANDED) Current Chemical Reactions® delivers the latest synthetic methods reported in over 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals. Each reaction provides complete reaction diagrams,critical conditions, bibliographic data, and author abstracts. 1986-present (Includes Institut National de la Propriete Industrielle structure data back to 1840) -
Current Contents Connect The Current Contents Connect database provides access to the tables of contents and bibliographic data from current issues of the world's leading scholarly research journals and books in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities; also includes relevant evaluated Web sites and documents. 1998-present -
Current Index to Statistics Most current edition; updated yearly. Indexes all articles from about 111 core journals and selected articles from about 1,200 additional journals and about 11,000 books in statistics published since 1975. 1974-present no
Current Index to Statistics - legacy database Legacy database updated through 2003. - -
Data Citation Index Discover research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connect them with the scientific literature to track data citation. 1900-present no
Derwent Innovations Index Value-added patent information from Derwent World Patent Index as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index®. 1963-present no
e-EROS (Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis) e-EROS (the electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis) offers a systematic and exhaustive database of around 70,000 reactions and around 4000 of the most frequently consulted reagents and is fully searchable by structure and substructure, reagent, reaction type, experimental conditions etc. and allows sophisticated full text searches. varies yes
Earthquake Engineering Abstracts Earthquake Engineering Abstracts (EEA) provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of earthquake engineering and earthquake hazard mitigation. EEA currently comprises over 176,000 records (full citations and abstracts) from 1971 forward, plus several hundred earlier classic papers and reports. EEA includes over 50,000 journal articles, approximately 40,000 meeting abstracts, and approximately 22,000 research report's abstracts. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases. 1971-present partial
Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology This reference identifies current challenges and development paths sure to influence fields ranging from materials and surface science, chemistry, and biomedicine to computer technology, information processing, and mechanical, optical, and electrical engineeringexamining the design, application, and utilization of devices, techniques, and technologies critical to research at atomic, molecular, and macromolecular levels ranging from 1100 nanometers. - yes
Essential Science Indicators A unique compilation of performance statistics and trends extrapolated from counts of articles published in scholarly journals and the citations to those articles. 10-year rolling file: Updated every two months yes
Fiesers' Reagents for Organic Synthesis Here you'll find the entire contents of all print volumes, including an A to Z listing of all reagents cited in synthetic literature with concise descriptions and illustrations of chemical reactions. To save you time in researching, all information about a particular reagent is collected in one single article. Thousands of entries abstract the most important information on commonly used and new reagents, including preparation, uses, sources of supply, critical comments, references and more. Use Browse this Title or Search this Title on the right to get to the various reagent information. varies yes
General Science Full Text General Science Full Text, designed for students and non-specialists, is easy to use and the first place to look for answers to science-related questions. 1982-present;##full-text, 1994-present partial
GeoRef GeoRef is a comprehensive database in the geosciences and grows by more than 70,000 references a year.The database includes references to all publications of the U.S. Geological Survey, and US Canadian theses in the geosciences. 1785-present partial
GeoScienceWorld Aggregate journal in the geosciences field. Includes peer-reviewed articles and other materials with linked reference lists from more than 30 high-impact journals in a broad range of geoscience areas. - yes
GreenFILE Offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 538,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 5,800 records. 1913 - partial
IEEE Xplore IEEE Xplore is an online delivery system providing full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. 1988-present partial
ILO Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety Comprehensive, timely and accurate coverage of the core allied fields encompassing occupational health and safety. With contributions by internationally renowned experts, this one-stop reference provides jargon-free answers to the most critical questions involving health and safety in the workplace - yes
Index Chemicus Covering more than 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals, Index Chemicus® is text- and substructure-searchable, and offers full graphical summaries, important reaction diagrams, and complete bibliographic information. 1993-present -
Inorganic Crystal Structure Database ICSD Web is a comprehensive database of inorganic crystal structures. Contains records for elements, and binary, ternary, quaternary and quintenary compounds. Currently, 79% have been assigned a structure type, and the remainder are prototypes. Detailed searching forms for chemistry, symmetry, structure type, etc. are available, as well as analysis of large, complex data sets. 1913 - no
INSPEC Inspec® is a leading bibliographic information database covering the fields of physics, electronics, computing, control engineering and information technology with more than 7.7 million records taken from 3,500 technical and scientific journals and 1,500 conference proceedings. 1898-present partial
International Tables for Crystallography Comprises articles and tables of data relevant to crystallographic research and to applications of crystallographic methods in all sciences concerned with the structure and properties of materials. Emphasis is given to symmetry, diffraction methods and techniques of crystal structure determination, and the physical and chemical properties of crystals. Each volume also contains discussions of theory, practical explanations and examples, all of which are useful for teaching. - yes
Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) Reports An English language archive of translations of foreign scientific, technical, and social science materials. 1957-1994 -
JoVE: Journal of Visual Experiments Science Education Database JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal. Established in 2006, JoVE is devoted to publishing scientific research in a visual format to help researchers overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today; poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques. Sections included: Biology, Neuroscience, Immunology & Infection, Medicine, Bioengineering, Engineering, Chemistry, and Science Education. - -
KCI-Korean Journal Database Provides access to articles from multidisciplinary journals covered in KCI. KCI is managed by the National Research Foundation of Korea and contains bibliographic information for scholarly literature published in Korea. 1980-present -
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering and fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field, as well as covering environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology. - partial
Knovel Knovel provides numerical and tabular data from leading engineering and science resources, including handbooks and encyclopedias. Some tables are interactively searchable. - yes
MathSciNet MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world's mathematical literature of the past 61 years. It provides Web access to reviews and bibliographic data from Mathematical Review and Current Mathematical Publications. It provides links to original articles and free access to Featured Reviews. 1940-present partial
Merck Index Descriptive information on 10,000+ chemicals, drugs (human and veterinary), and biologicals. Each entry lists synonyms for drug names (trade, chemical, generic, and research codes), CAS Registry Numbers, physical data, patent information, uses, toxicity, and bibliographic citations on synthesis, pharmacology, and toxicology. Can search by name, structure, CAS # and more. - no
Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA) contains records drawn from the World's literature on meteorology, climatology, atmospheric chemistry and physics, astrophysics, hydrology, glaciology, physical oceanography and environmental sciences. Summaries from over 600 journal titles, as well as conference proceedings, books, technical reports and other monographs, are included. 1974-present partial
NIST/TRC Web Thermo Tables Provides online access to the "TRC Thermodynamic Tables - Hydrocarbons" and "TRC Thermodynamic Tables - Non-Hydrocarbons." Almost 900,000 data points for over 7,700 compounds are provided, including information on critical properties, heat capacities, vapor pressures, phase transition properties, refraction indexes, volumetric properties, transport properties, reaction state-change properties, and more. Professional edition no
NTIS Database NTIS, produced by the National Technical Information Service, is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information. NTIS is the central source for the sale of unclassified and publicly available information from research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio visual products from Federal sources. 1964-present partial
Oceanic Abstracts Focused exclusively on worldwide technical literature pertaining to the marine and brackish-water environment with comprehensive coverage on marine biology and physical oceanography, fisheries, aquaculture, non-living resources, meteorology and geology, plus environmental, technological, and legislative topics. - yes
OneMine OneMine includes a broad selection of the full-texts of articles and peer-reviewed journals to support undergraduate or advanced studies in mining and minerals, and for organizations engaged in research and development. Articles are available PDF formats. 1850-present yes
Phase Equilibria Diagrams Online Contains over 21,000 phase diagrams online with full commentary published by NIST/Amercian Ceramic Society. The latest feature includes new figures as .pdf files, which are identical in quality to the diagrams in the 21 printed volumes. Phase Equilibria Diagrams Online may be searched by chemical system and published author s last name as well as volume, language, publication year, and figure number. The content retrieved shows the Diagram which may be augmented by specialized tools as well as the Commentary which includes a full view of chemical system, discussion of the diagram, references, footnotes, figure number, and figure notes. Current yes
ProQuest Statistical Insight Provides access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, States, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. Search between approximately 200,000 to 500,000 tables with advanced Search Tables functionality. 50+ years yes
Reaxys (Beilstein/Gmelin) Reaxys combines the Beilstein (organic chem), Gmelin (inorganic chem), and Chemical Patents databases into one search interface. Users can search by structure, substructure, reaction, text, and property data. Reaxys indexes experimental reaction data and chemical/physical properties for over 10 million compounds and 22 million reactions. Information originates from around 3800 journals and patents from various patent offices. 1771 - present no
Safari Books Online Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing over 30955 technology, digital media, and business books and videos online to academic and library users. - -
SciELO Citation Index Access to scholarly literature in sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities published in leading open access journals from Latin American, Portugal, Spain and South Africa. 1997-present yes
Science Citation Index Expanded Provides bibliographic and citation information needed to find research data, analyze trends and journals, and share findings. Data from over 8,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals across 150 disciplines. 1900 - present partial
Science of Synthesis (Houben-Weyl) Highly organized and authoritative collection of reviews on organic and organometallic synthetic methods. Reviews contain full experimental procedures and background information. Its purpose is to provide a direct path through the mass of primary literature to the pertinent data on a comprehensive range of organic reactions. The base set (2000 to present) contains information on over 275,000 reactions and 30,000 experimental procedures for 2,700 different types of compounds. The content is full-text, structure, and reaction searchable. The Houben-Weyl Electronic Backfile (1909 to 2003) is also included and provides immediate access to 146,000 product specific experimental procedures, 580,000 structures, and 700,000 references in all fields of synthetic organic chemistry - dating back to the early 1800s. [Note: most of this backfile is in German, but the base set (2000- ) is in English.] 1909-present yes
SciFinder SciFinder is a means of accessing the Chemical Abstracts database using a powerful and intuitive search engine to find references to articles easily. Search for chemical data using a molecular formula, chemical name, chemical structure, reaction components, author name, or topic of interest. 1907 - present partial
SEG Technical Standards The SEG Technical Standards Committee serves as a forum for discussion of geophysical developments in which standards for acquisition and processing of geophysical data need to be identified or improved. When data problems of a sufficient magnitude to warrant action by SEG are identified, an appropriate subcommittee is appointed to develop a set of standards and make a recommendation to the Executive Committee concerning their adoption. Standards are available as word .doc or .pdf as a convenience to the geophysical industry. 1967 - yes
SPIE Digital Library Provides access to Includes more than 350,000 technical papers. These papers were published either in the SPIE Proceedings series or in one of the nine SPIE journals. SPIE journals and proceedings are core information resources for the subject areas of optics, photonics and imaging. Approximately 18,000 papers added annually. 1990-present yes
SPRESIweb Choose "IP Login" to begin searching. With an emphasis on organic molecules, SPRESIweb Allows structure, chemical reaction, property, and text searching from over 1350 journals and numerous conferences and patents. SPRESIweb provides access to 7 million molecules and 3.9 million reactions from 645,000 references. SPRESIweb also has a useful Synthesis Tree Search (STS) feature that allows you to build a synthesis pathway. SPRESIweb also contains information on commercial availability and is particularly strong in non-English language journals. 1974-2011 no
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science Synthesis is an innovative information service for the research, development, and educational community in engineering and computer science. The basic component of the library is a 50- to 100-page "Lecture," a self-contained electronic book that synthesizes an important research or development topic authored by an expert contributor to the field. 2005 - yes
Thermophysical Properties of Matter Database (TPMD) Contains thermophysical properties of over 5,000 materials with approximately 50,000 data curves. This database is searchable by material, by property, or by partial string (name). For all data curves, the material composition, experimental conditions, raw or smoothed data, and references are given. Dynamic graphing capabilities allow users to compare the same property of multiple materials, change scale ranges, and export and import data. - yes
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry Leading reference in applied chemistry, industrial chemistry, and chemical engineering. Peer-reviewed encyclopedia describing physical and chemical properties, production, applications, economic data, toxicology, and occupational health for substances ranging from raw materials or specialty chemicals. Fully international in scope and coverage, it contains 1,050 major articles, nearly 15,000 tables, 25,000 figures, and innumerable literature sources and cross-references. - partial
USENIX Conference Proceedings Conference proceedings from USENIX covering developments of all aspects of computers, in particular operating systems. varies varies
Web of Science Includes Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Social Sciences Citation Index. Collectively, these indexes cover 8,700 scholarly and technical journals completely and 13,300 selectively, in more than 230 disciplines. The Web of Science gateway allows searching the indexes individually or in combination. Features include cited reference searching, access to records related to a particular article, and number of times an article has been cited. 1900-present partial
Zentralblatt MATH Zentralblatt MATH is the world's most complete and longest running abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics. Subjects covered include pure mathematics (e.g. algebra, logic, topology, geometry, analysis), probability theory, statistics, mathematical physics, classical, solid and fluid mechanics, numerical mathematics, mathematical programming, theoretical computer science and automata theory, systems theory, control, operations research, economics, information and communication, circuits, coding, cryptography, applications in biology, chemistry, sociology, psychology. 1931 - present partial