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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

 

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E-Books

Knovel

Collection of science and engineering eBooks (includes aerospace and radar) with interactive tables, graphs and spreadsheets. OFFSITE ACCESS: Please search for Institution - Cranfield University, enter your Cranfield username and password.

E-Journals

American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals

Full text of 36 American Chemical Society journals.

ASTM Compass

​A vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information created by the world’s top technical experts, covering a broad range of engineering disciplines, including: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals

Full text articles from the journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry, covering 1841 to present day.

ScienceDirect

Full text journals published by Elsevier mainly in the field of science and technology. Also contains individual Elsevier eBooks that have been purchased by Cranfield University Libraries.

SpringerLink

Over 580 journals about health, science and mathematics plus thousands of engineering eBooks. Also includes index to Brill journals (not full text).

Taylor and Francis Online

Full text journals published by Taylor and Francis in the areas of science, technology and social sciences. (We do not have access to Taylor & Francis eBooks).

Wiley Online Library

Full text journals from Wiley-Blackwell covering science, technology, forensics, business and management, computer science, education, engineering, law, and mathematics.

Indexes

DTIC Online

Unclassified reports added to the Defense Technical Information Centre. Previously known as STINET.

PubMed

Search engine to citations and abstracts available via the NOBI Entrez retrieval database. Subjects covered include general science, life science and chemistry. Access to the MEDLINE database is also offered.

SciFinder Scholar

Only available on-campus with an individual username & password, SciFinder Scholar, produced by the Chemical Abstract Service, is a key tool for academic scientific research in the fields of chemistry and life science. It provides references from over 9,500 currently published journals and patents from over 50 active patent issuing authorities. SciFinder Scholar also contains the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information. SciFinder is only available to Cranfield University staff and students for their academic research. If you are interested in signing up for an account please email the Library Service Desk (library.barrington@cranfield.ac.uk) or use the 'Ask a Librarian' button.

Scopus

A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.

TOXNET

Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas, hosted by the United States National Library of Medicine.

Web of Science

The Web of Science covers many disciplines in the areas of engineering, science and the humanities, and provides access to the Web of Science, ISI Proceedings, MEDLINE and Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

Library Catalogues

Open Research Online - Open University

The Open University repository of research publications and other output from 2001 to date. The resource is searchable and by academic unit/department, interdisciplinary research centre and year.

Recommended Websites

BASE : The Search Engine

Search engine for scientifically relevant web resources created by Bielefeld University Library, Germany.

ChemSpider

Free service providing access to millions of chemical structures, their properties, patents, articles and commercial suppliers, as well as integration to other online services.

ChemWeb

A chemistry portal with access to abstracts, papers, books, conferences, news, forums and the Alchemist newsletter. Free membership required for access to some resources.

DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

A directory of quality controlled open access journals in all scholarly and scientific subject areas. Contains over 2500 titles. These journals do not impose an embargo period but some may require free online registration.

Research Professional

News and funding information for research professionals. Includes research funding opportunities, sponsors, news, and jobs. Also gives access to the full-text publication Research Fortnight. Sign up for a personal log-in to set up your own alerts in chosen subject areas, receive regular newsletters by email, save searches, and keep a watch on particular sponsors such as the MOD or DSTL. (This resource was previously known as ResearchResearch)

Standards and Patents

British Standards Online

Access British Standards and ISOs. To set up search alert notifications for this resource, contact us to sign up for an individual account.

European Patent Office

Worldwide patents searchable by subject, person or organisation. Gives patent number, date, inventor and a descriptive abstract.

EverySpec

Free access to 47,000+ Military, DoD, Federal, NASA, DOE, and Government specifications, standards, and handbooks.

IHS Aerospace & Defense Standards

Full text military specifications and abstracts of other defence standards. To access, click "User Login" and select "IHS Standards Expert". You will also need to register for a free personal account.

US Patents

Full text US patents and published applications. Patents from 1790 to 1975 are searchable only by Patent Number and Current US Classification. From 1976 they are searchable by all fields. Note: images will be read-only unless your pc has the appropriate TIFF reader. For more information, see http://www.uspto.gov/patft/help/images.htm