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Chemistry Research Guide

Subject Icon Subject Specialist:Mark Aaron Polger
Email:markaaron.polger@csi.cuny.edu
Telephone:718-982-4065

Table of Contents:
Subject-Specific Databases
Reference Sources
Internet Resources and Websites
Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
Professional Associations
Videos


Core databases for finding articles in this subject area.

ACS Chemical Journals Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text of journals published by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Find articles in all areas of chemistry as well as related fields such as environmental science, biotechnology, material science, pharmacology, and toxicology.
Click here for Chemical and Engineering News


Chemical & Engineering News Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Weekly online magazine published by the American Chemical Society covering all aspects of the chemistry field, including technology, industry, government, education, and employment. C&EN offers the latest news, special features, links to related web content, and back issues of the magazine since 1998.


Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,000 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 950 periodicals. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory & systems, new technologies, and social & professional context. Research is aided by the inclusion of searchable cited references for key journals.


Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science provides citations to papers and proceedings of science conferences from 1990 to present.


General Science Full Text Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations and select full text of scientific literature from popular and scholarly publications. Designed specifically for students and non-specialists. Covers a wide array of subjects including biology, chemistry, medicine, environmental science, botany, and zoology.


JSTOR Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage for most journals does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines. Click here for a search tutorial.


Science Citation Index Expanded Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Science Citation Index provides citations to journal articles in the sciences, including astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics, psychiatry, and zoology.


ScienceDirect Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Abstracts of scholarly literature in science, technology, and medicine with full text available for articles published after 1995. Core subjects include physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, environmental science, health and medicine. Also provides coverage of a number of titles in the social sciences and humanities (particularly management, economics, psychology, and linguistics). Please note that the Library does not subscribe to all journals in ScienceDirect. Subscribed content is marked by a green "full text available" icon.


SciFinder Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic version of Chemical Abstracts. Provides citations to articles, book chapters, conference proceedings, technical reports, patents, and dissertations in chemistry and related fields. Also includes the CAS REGISTRY (CAS Registry Numbers, physical property data, and structure diagrams), CASREACT (reaction data), CHEMCATS (chemical source data), and CHEMLIST (regulatory information) databases. To use SciFinder Scholar, you first must create a user account here: http://tinyurl.com/csi-scifinder-newreg


Web of Knowledge Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides access to several databases from one platform: Web of Science (1990 - present), Biological Abstracts (2004 - present), BIOSIS Previews (1969 - present), MEDLINE (1950 - present), and Journal Citation Reports (2004 - 2010).


Web of Science Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers a single point of access to Thomson/ISI's citation indexes, including Science Citation Index Expanded (2004-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (2004-present), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-present), and Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990-present). Web of Science provides citations to articles in over 10,000 high-impact journals, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Its powerful search and analysis tools allow users to discover how many times a particular author or article has been cited and by whom, and to locate later works which cite a specific article. Click here for search tutorials


Wiley Online Library Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Multidisciplinary database offering full text access to select scholarly journals in the fields of life, health and physical sciences, social science and the humanities. For TUTORIALS, click here


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

Basics of Chemistry [electronic resource] /Myers, Richard Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided electronically by the CSI Library's license to Gale Virtual Reference, a collection of over 400 electronic encyclopedias and dictionaries.


Chemical Composition of Everyday Products/ Toedt, John et al. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic encyclopedia provided by the CSI Library's license of Gale Virtual Reference Library.


Chemistry: Foundations and Applications [electronic resource] / edited by Lagowski, J. J. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic encyclopedia provided by the CSI Library's license to Gale Virtual Reference Library.


Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic reference book accessible via Oxford Reference Online


Resources freely available on the Internet.

ChemExper.com Chemical Dictionary Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A freely accessible database of chemicals over the internet. This database contains chemicals with their physical characteristics. Everybody can submit chemical information and retrieve information with a Web browser.


ChemInfo Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
CHEMINFO, Chemical Information Sources, is designed to help people find and learn how to use chemical information resources on the Internet and elsewhere.


Links for Chemists from the WWW Virtual Library Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An index of chemistry resources on the web from The University of Liverpool, Department of Chemistry.


Material Measurement Laboratory Homepage Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) is the major operating unit within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) focused on measurement research, standards, and data in the chemical, biological and materials sciences.


Science.gov list of Chemistry Databases Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A guide that lists web resources and databases relating to Chemistry


WebElements Periodic Table of the Elements. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
WebElements?, first released in September 1993 is the first Periodic Table of the Elements on the World Wide Web. Provided by Dr. Mark J. Winter Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

ACS Chemical Journals Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text of journals published by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Find articles in all areas of chemistry as well as related fields such as environmental science, biotechnology, material science, pharmacology, and toxicology.
Click here for Chemical and Engineering News


Engineering Journals Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
All engineering journals available in print or online via the CSI Library. Click on a subject heading to see all of the journals associated with that subject.


MIT's Technology Review Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic journal provided by a subscription to EBSCO's Academic Search Complete.


Nature Magazine Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Interdisciplinary science journal covering research in all fields of science and technology, including biology, botany, medicine, chemistry, physics, earth and environmental science. Full text is available for all issues published since 1997. Issues from 1869 to 1999 are available on microfilm. See library catalog for holdings.


Science Magazine Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Weekly peer-reviewed general science journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science covering news, research, and commentary in all areas of the sciences. Full text is available for all issues published since 1997. Issues from 1880 to 2002 are available thru JSTOR. See library catalog for additional holdings.


Professional organizations and associations.

American Chemical Society Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A resource for chemistry and chemical applications, including databases, publications, career information and educational resources.


American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry


American Chemistry Council Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Chemistry Council


American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AIChE) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals


American Institute of Chemists Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Institute of Chemists


American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Institute of Chemical Engineers Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International professional membership organization for people who have an interest in and relevant experience in chemical engineering.


International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Project Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Project


International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry


National Center for Atmospheric Research Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
National Center for Atmospheric Research


National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
National Institute of Standards and Technology


Scholarly Societies & Professional Associations in Chemistry Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Scholarly Societies & Professional Associations in Chemistry, provided by Jim Parrott, retired librarian from the University of Waterloo (Canada)


Selected titles from the Library Media collections.

Basic gas chromatography, part 1 & 2[videorecording] / Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Staten Island - Videos 1L-201 - 1752 QD Holdings: Part 1-2 (Three Day Loan)


Chemistry of love [videorecording] / Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Staten Island - Videos 1L-201 - 1036 BF -non circulating


Organic chemistry laboratory techniquesPart 1-3[videorecording] / Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
3 videocassettes (151 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Staten Island - Videos 1L-201 - 1717 QD Holdings: Pt.1-3 (Three Day Loan)


The Addicted brain [videorecording] / KCET ; producer, Roger Bingham. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., col. Staten Island - Videos 1L-201 - 271 QP (Three Day Loan)


The family of halogens.[Motion picture] Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Staten Island - Films - 58F QD -Non Circulating


The World of chemistry[videorecording] / Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Staten Island - Videos 1L-201 - 350 QD 13 Videocassettes with 26 programs (Three Day Loan)


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