Chemistry Databases

Connect to AccessScience on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
A link-rich, searchable online encyclopedia covering the breadth of science and technology. Thousands of articles, images, and multimedia for entry-level undergraduates to faculty researchers. Contributors include 38 Nobel Laureates.
Connect to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Sigma-Aldrich MSDS. Searchable by product name or number, CAS registry number, molecular formula, and more.
Connect to PubMed on the Web A mini-guide on searching PubMed is available
Includes MedLine
The National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database. It includes such topics as microbiology, delivery of health care, nutrition, pharmacology, and environment health. 1966-present.
Connect to Science Citation Index Expanded on the Web
Provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in approximately 5,900 of the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines. 1993-present. Updated weekly.
Connect to ScienceDirect on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
SCU receives 400+ ScienceDirect online journals from the publisher Elsevier. SCU's ScienceDirect journals are marked by green icons. Most are full-text. Dates covered: 1995-present. Elsevier journals focus on science, technology, medicine, and business, and include high impact-factor journals such as the Trends and Current Opinion series.
Connect to SciFinder Scholar Web Version on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
On-campus access only.
SciFinder Scholar Web Version requires users to complete a one-time registration, creating a username/password of their choosing. The email address entered at registration must have an @scu.edu extension.

SciFinder provides access to Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) and MedLine databases including:

  • CAPlus: over 30 million documents dating back to 1907. Updated daily.
  • MedLine: over 17 million references. Updated 5 times per week.
  • Over 43 million organic and inorganic substances; over 60 million sequences. Updated daily.
  • Over 16 million single- and multi-step reactions.
  • Commercial availability, regulatory and patent information on chemicals.

View SciFinder tutorials. For more information or help, please contact Michal Strutin, science librarian.

Connect to TOXNET on the Web
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases from the National Library of Medicine.
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