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Chemistry: Databases; A-Z journal list
Welcome to the LibGuide for Chemistry, Chemical and Mineral Engineering & Biochemistry. This Library Guide will provide you with a One Stop service to assist you in your studies or research at the NWU.
SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering materials, science, agricultural science, and more!
You must first register with the link provided under SciFinder Registration before you can use SciFinder Search.
Reaxys is a web-based search and retrieval system for chemical compounds bibliographic data and chemical reactions. It is built to support chemists in their daily work with focused and relevant information in chemistry.
SIB Bioinformatics Resource Portal which provides access to scientific databases and software tools (i.e., resources) in different areas of life sciences including proteomics, genomics, phylogeny, systems biology, population genetics, transcriptomics etc.
The arXiv, hosted at arXiv.org by the Cornell University Library, stores over a half million e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Nonlinear Sciences, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, and Statistics.
ASHRAE writes standards for the purpose of establishing consensus for 1) methods of test and classification standards 2) design standards, 3) protocol standards; and 4) rating standards (in limited cases).
We have hundreds of gigabytes of full-text data which is keyword searchable using the most powerful search engine in the industry. In addition to our full-text data, we have terabytes (a terabyte is 1000 gigabytes) of images so that you can view patent diagrams.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
Index to South African Periodicals (ISAP) covers indexed articles from more than 900 South African periodicals. Specialist periodicals are indexed fully whereas general and popular periodicals are indexed selectively. This database is compiled under the ownership of the National Library of South Africa.