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Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Subject Guide

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Databases Associations & Organizations
Online Reference Writing Help
Patents HU Chemistry Department
Safety HU School of Engineering & Technology

Databases

  • ACS Journals - (HU ) Fulltext access to all American Chemical Society (ACS) journals.
  • Annual Reviews - (HU) Contains Annual Reviews of Physical Chemistry
  • Dissertation & Thesis Fulltext - (HU) - via Proquest - index of over 2 million dissertations
  • EBSCO EJS (Electronic Journals Service) - access over 400 ejournals Harvey Library subscribes to.
  • PapersFirst (Conference Papers) - (HU) - via FirstSearch - Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide
  • Proceedings (Conference Proceedings) - (HU) - via FirstSearch - Index of worldwide conference proceedingsn
  • Science Direct - (HU) Fulltext access to a variety of journals in the sciences.
  • SCIFINDER SCHOLAR - access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more. NOTE: You must register with an HU email address in order to access this product. Once you register you must log in every time you want to use this resource REGISTER HERE
  • SCOPUS - (HU) - Index of articles from 14,200 peer-reviewed titles from scientific, technical, medical and social science literature.

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Online Reference

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Patents

  • USPTO - the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Rolf Claesson's Links To Patent Resources - link to international patent resources
  • SCIFINDER SCHOLAR - access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more. NOTE: You must register with an HU email address in order to access this product. Once you register you must log in every time you want to use this resource REGISTER HERE

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Safety
  • Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS)
  • Environmental Defense Chemical Scorecard - Scorecard provides detailed information on more than 6,900 chemicals, including all the chemicals used in large amounts in the United States and all the chemicals regulated under major environmental laws.
  • EPA Chemical Reference For Hazardous Chemicals Information - chemicals that are monitored by EPA's Major Program Systems: Air (AFS), Water (PCS), Hazardous Waste (RCRIS),Superfund (CERCLIS) and Toxics Release Inventory (TRIS).
  • Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) - Comprehensive, peer-reviewed toxicology data for about 5,000 chemicals.
  • MSDS Meta-Site - links to various MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) sites on the Internet
  • OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Administration) - Congress created OSHA under the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970. OSHA's mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths.
  • TOXNET - (Toxicology Data Network) link to free family of toxicity databases - including ChemIDplus, HSDB, CCRIS,DART, GENETOX, IRIS, ITER, and many more

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Associations & Organizations

  • American Chemical Society (ACS) - a self-governed individual membership organization that consists of more than 163,000 members at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry.
  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers - AIChE is a professional association of more than 50,000 members that provides leadership in advancing the chemical engineering profession.
  • Chemical Institute of Canada - an umbrella organization for three Constituent Societies: the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC), the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) and the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT).
  • Royal Society of Chemistry - The British counterpart to the ACS , the society for the chemical sciences and the professional body for chemical scientists in the UK with over 46,000 members worldwide. The RSC is a major publisher and provider of chemical information.

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Writing Help

 

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