Chemistry Research Guide

A guide to resources in and through the Library in Chemistry.

NGL Chemistry Databases

These links provide access to library-subscribed databases in the discipline of Chemistry. 

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SciFinder Scholar was developed for academic institutions by the Chemical Abstract Service and provides access to:  

  • CAplus, the Chemical Abstracts database back to 1900
  • CAS Registry, the database of organic and inorganic substances and bio-sequences
  • CASREACT, information on reactions from journal literature and patents
  • CHEMLIST, database of compounds developed from state, national and international regulatory lists
  • CHEMCATS, lists of international commercial suppliers
  • References to over 9,500 published journals and patent information from over 50 active patent issuing authorities

Other Relevant Databases

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Search for articles, documents, books, etc. Includes legal opinions & journals. Links to full text owned by SHSU.

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