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SciFinder

  • Coverage: 1907 - Present
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
NOTE: You must register for a user account to use this database - note that for registration you must use your University of Utah email. This database is licensed for use only by U of U faculty, students and staff conducting scholarly research. It is not to be used for commercial research. SciFinder provides access to the substance information and chemical literature in CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) databases. Currently the database includes over 16 million journal articles, patents and other documents and more than 24 million substance records in the CAS Chemical Registry database. Please contact: Shane Wallace email shane.wallace@utah.edu with any questions regarding registration or access.

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Academic Search Premier

  • Coverage: 1965 - Current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
A multi-disciplinary database which offers information in many areas of academic study, Academic Search Premier focuses on a range of subjects including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion/theology, and more. This database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 and earlier are available for over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
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American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The ACS Journal Archives provide searchable full-text access to over 130 years of original research in chemistry, including more than 450,000 articles dating back to the inaugural volume of the Journal of the American Chemical Society in 1879. ACS publishes more than 35 peer-reviewed journals with articles across a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines, including agriculture, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, applied microbiology, chemical engineering, chemical information, general chemistry, clinical chemistry, computational chemistry, crystallography, energy and fuels, environmental science, food science and technology, inorganic chemistry, materials science, medicinal chemistry, nanoscience, organic chemistry, pharmacology and pharmacy, physical chemistry, polymer science, theoretical chemistry, toxicology, and others.
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Annual Reviews

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Annual Reviews provides access to a collection of critical reviews written by a group of scientists each year. Annual Reviews volumes are published yearly for 40 focused disciplines within the biomedical, life, physical, and social sciences, including economics.
Canadiana Reference Database
- See: OSH References Collection
CCOHS Collection Search
- See: OSH References Collection
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Ceramic Abstracts

  • Coverage: 1975 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: University of Utah
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases related to ceramics and the ceramics industry. Major areas of coverage include whitewares (tableware, sanitary-ware, tiles), functional, technical and advanced ceramics (electro-ceramics, engineering ceramics, composites), abrasives, building ceramics (bricks, pipes, roofing tiles, cement-based materials), refractories, glass, raw materials, ceramics processing and treatment, properties and testing, applications (e.g. bioceramics, automotive, aerospace, nuclear), commercial and economic information, legislation and standards, environmental and pollution information, metal-ceramic systems, and more.
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Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) Online

  • Coverage: 1998 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Chemical & Engineering News is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society in which editors and reporters cover events in the science and technology, business and industry, government and policy, education, and employment aspects of the chemistry field. C&EN Online offers recent news, supplementary material to C&EN print articles, back issues of the magazine since 1998, and features such as Reel Science, NanoFocus, RSS feeds, and blogs.
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CHEMINDEX

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The CHEMINDEX is a tool for finding information on over 200,000 distinct chemical substances in the CCOHS database collection. Patrons can search on CAS registry numbers, chemical names or name fragments. CAS registry numbers, chemical names and synonyms are extracted from a variety of sources such as CHEMINFO, RTECS®, HSDB®, and DSL/NDSL. This tool can be useful for discovering which databases contain information about a given chemical, finding similarities between chemicals, and exploring general chemical data.
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CHEMINFO

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database offers chemical health and safety information for more than 1,700 important workplace chemicals. Each chemical profile contains detailed evaluation and description of health, fire and reactivity hazards, control measures, and hazard classifications, including WHMIS, OSHA and the European Union (EU). CHEMINFO also provides recommendations on safe work practices, handling and storage, personal protective equipment, accidental release, and first aid. Patrons can use CHEMINFO to conduct workplace hazard assessments, prepare chemical-specific training tools for a right-to-know program, evaluate information provided on MSDSs, write MSDSs, develop respiratory protection and other PPE programs, assist emergency responders, and develop first aid and medical programs.
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CHEMnetBASE

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The collection centers around reference handbooks for chemists. It includes CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Combined Chemical Dictionary, Dictionary or Organic Compounds, specialized dictionaries, Properties of Organic Compounds and Polymers: A property Database. Note: The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is continuously updated. If you are having trouble finding information it may be in an earlier edition. A summary of changes to the database is also available.

ChemZent

  • Coverage: 1830-1969
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
ChemZent provides access to the first and only indexed, English-searchable version of Chemisches Zentralblatt. Chemisches Zentralblatt is the oldest journal of chemistry abstracts. ChemZent allows authorized users to explore, discover and isolate historic chemistry information using familiar SciFinder features. Also, gain additional entry points to ChemZent abstracts through indexing of relevant concepts and substances. Pinpoint the location of the abstract within the original German PDF with abstract markers and make use of the CAS controlled vocabulary for greater discoverability and Print and export original German and English translated abstracts.
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Compendex Archive

  • Coverage: 1884-1969
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Effective July 31st, 2013, Compendex is limited to archive-only access and is not updated with new information (see coverage date above for details). Access to current information in Compendex is available through Scopus.

Compendex is a bibliographic database of engineering research which contains over ten million references and abstracts taken from over 6,000 scholarly journals, trade magazines, conference proceedings and technical papers. The subjects covered by this database include nuclear technology, bioengineering, transportation, chemical and process engineering, light and optical technology, agricultural engineering and food technology, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, control, civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace and automotive engineering as well as narrower subtopics within all these and other major engineering fields.
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Corrosion Abstracts

  • Coverage: 1980 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Corrosion Abstracts is an index of the world's technical literature on corrosion science and engineering, corrosion characteristics, preventive measures, materials construction and performance and equipment for many industries. Some of the specific topics covered by the database include Alloying, Atmospheric Corrosion, Cracking, Creep, Diffusion, Fatigue, Immersion, Inhibition, Microbiologically-Influenced Corrosion, Oxidation, Pitting, Theory and Data Interpretation, Welding, and more.
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CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is a widely used source of data for chemists, physicists, and professionals in related fields. The Handbook is updated annually, and contains information on topics relevant to Chemistry and Physics, such as Fluid Properties, Biochemistry, Polymer Properties, Practical Laboratory Data, Thermochemistry, Electrochemistry, Kinetics, Symbols, Terminology, and Nomenclature, as well as many others. The website displays a list of new and revised tables for the current edition, and provides access to tools that help search the Handbook and enhance its functionality.
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Dissertations & Theses: Global

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 11 - 15
Dissertations & Theses: Global provides access to millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from around the world, available from 1861 to the present day. The database offers the full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and retrospective full-text coverage for many older graduate works. Over a million of these dissertations are available for download in PDF format, and over 2.1 million are available for purchase as printed copies. More than 70,000 new full-text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year through dissertation publishing partnerships with over 700 academic institutions worldwide and collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations through UMI's Digital Archiving and Access Program. Full-text dissertations are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution.
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Engineering Village

  • Coverage: Varies by Database
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This link provides access to the content of two databases from Engineering Village, Compendex Archive(Engineering Index Backfile) and Inspec. Compendex Archive is a bibliographic database of engineering research which contains over 1.7 million references and abstracts taken from over 6,000 scholarly journals, trade magazines, conference proceedings and technical papers. The subjects covered by this database include nuclear technology, transportation, chemical and process engineering, light and optical technology, agricultural engineering and food technology, data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, control, civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace and automotive engineering as well as narrower subtopics within all these and other major engineering fields. The Compendex Archive provides a comprehensive, historical view of engineering developments and innovations described in literature from 1884-1969. Access to current information in Compendex is available through Scopus. Inspec is a bibliographic database providing access to scientific literature in electrical engineering, electronics, physics, control engineering, information technology, communications, computers, computing, manufacturing and production engineering. The database contains over 13 million bibliographic records from scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings. Inspec's online coverage is from 1898 to the present, and records are updated weekly, with approximately 760,000 new records added to the database annually.
HSELINE Reference Database
- See: OSH References Collection
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Inspec

  • Coverage: 1898 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Inspec is a bibliographic database providing access to scientific literature in electrical engineering, electronics, physics, control engineering, information technology, communications, computers, computing, and manufacturing and production engineering. The database contains over 13 million bibliographic records from scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings. Inspec's online coverage is from 1898 to the present, and records are updated weekly, with approximately 760,000 new records added to the database annually.
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Institute of Physics (IOP) Journals

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: University of Utah
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This listing provides access to all of the journal content the Marriott Library subscribes to through the Institute of Physics (IOP). Many details such as subject coverage, coverage dates, and update frequency vary by title, but are provided where applicable.

International Atomic Energy Agency

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database contains scientific and technical publications from the IAEA, a publisher in the nuclear field. The collection includes proceedings of major international conferences, as well as international guides, codes, and standards. Note that this entry provides access to the same content available to the general public - some materials on the site may not be freely available.
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Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This encyclopedia covers the properties, manufacturing, and uses of chemicals, as well as materials, processes, and engineering principles. Current research, emerging technologies, economic aspects, environmental impacts and health concerns are also addressed. The database contains over 1,000 articles, which are updated regularly, as well as archival content.
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Materials Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The MSDS Database, produced by The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, is a full-text database containing over 70,000 Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) for chemical products sold or manufactured in North America. There are over 500 manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors which contribute to the database.
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MathSciNet

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
MathSciNet is a collection of international literature on mathematics and statistics. The database indexes reviews of more than 119,000 online articles in over 190 journals. Where available, full-text articles are linked to these reviews (availability of these articles is dependent on the Marriott Library having a separate subscription to the linked journal - not all articles will be available). Citation data for journals, authors, articles and reviews is also provided.
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Merck Index

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Merck Index is an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals that contains more than 10,000 monographs. Each monograph is a description of a single substance or a small group of closely related compounds. Monographs in the Merck Index typically contain CAS registry numbers, chemical formulas, molecular weights, compositions, structural formulas, descriptions of a substance's appearance, melting points and boiling points, citations to other literature regarding the compound's chemical synthesis, therapeutic categories (if applicable), and hazard information.
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METADEX

  • Coverage: ~1966 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database covers metals and alloys, including details on their properties, manufacturing, applications, and development. The collection contains almost 1.5 million references and is the database equivalent of Metals Abstracts, Metals Abstracts Index, and Alloys Index. Major areas of coverage include steel, strength, refining, casting, coatings, heat treatment, metal matrix composites, nonferrous metals, corrosion, extracting, smelting, blast furnaces, machining, welding, testing, analysis, environmental issues, and safety issues. The database is updated once a month, with approximately 45,000 new records added per year. There are nearly 8 million records in the collection in total, drawn from over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.
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Methods in Organic Synthesis (MOS) Online

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Methods in Organic Synthesis (MOS) is an alerting service covering current developments in organic synthesis. Topics covered by the database include new reactions, reagents, functional group changes, introduction of chiral centers, enzyme transformations, biological transformations, and more. Each MOS item includes reaction schemes, title and bibliographic details, and categorization by five indexes: author, product, reaction, reactant and reagent.
NIOSHTIC Reference Database
- See: OSH References Collection
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NTIS Database (National Technical Information Service)

  • Coverage: 1964 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database contains millions of bibliographic records representing billions of dollars in United States government-sponsored research and development projects. Information is drawn from research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more from over 300 government agencies, including NASA, DOD, DOE, EPA, DOT and the Department of Commerce. The collection is updated on a biweekly basis.
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OSH References Collection

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The OSH References Collection of bibliographic databases provides access to over 600,000 summaries and references covering a variety of subjects including mining, nuclear technology, fire, flames, explosions, explosives, occupational hygiene, toxicology, hazardous chemicals, industrial air pollution, health services, welding, construction, ergonomics, robotics, industrial psychology and agricultural safety. Databases in the collection include: OSHLINE, NIOSHTIC, NIOSHTIC-2, HSELINE, CISILO, and Canadiana.
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Reagent Chemicals, 10th Edition

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Reagent Chemicals sets standards for the purity of reagent-grade chemicals and recommends test methods for analyzing these chemicals. This database provides specifications and analytical procedures to ensure the quality of chemicals, and includes general physical properties and uses for over 500 reagent chemicals.
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Royal Society of Chemistry eBooks

  • Coverage: 1968 - 2010
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This listing provides access to a collection of ebooks focused on research and opinion in the chemical sciences, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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Royal Society of Chemistry eJournals

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This listing provides access to all of the full-text journals the library subscribes to through the Royal Society of Chemistry. A number of subjects are covered by the collection, including biology, biophysics, chemical science, materials, medicinal drug discovery and physics. New content is added as it becomes available.
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RTECS

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) database contains profiles of over 130,000 chemical substances. Each profile provides toxicological information, hazard classifications, international occupational exposure limits, regulatory information, occupational exposure survey data and references to toxicological reviews and NIOSH/OSHA analytical methods. RTECS is compiled by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Searches can be done by chemical name, CAS Registry number or name fragment.

SciFinder

  • Coverage: 1907 - Present
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
NOTE: You must register for a user account to use this database - note that for registration you must use your University of Utah email. This database is licensed for use only by U of U faculty, students and staff conducting scholarly research. It is not to be used for commercial research. SciFinder provides access to the substance information and chemical literature in CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) databases. Currently the database includes over 16 million journal articles, patents and other documents and more than 24 million substance records in the CAS Chemical Registry database. Please contact: Shane Wallace email shane.wallace@utah.edu with any questions regarding registration or access.
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Scirus Science Index

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Scirus is a search engine which indexes web sites that contain scientific content, including ScienceDirect, MEDLINE on BioMedNet, Beilstein on ChemWeb, Neuroscion, BioMed Central and patents from the USPTO. While this index provides information about citations, some sources may not be subscribed to by the U of U and therefore may require individual user and password information for additional details and/or full-text results.
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SciTech Connect

  • Coverage: 1943 - Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
SciTech Connect provides free access to over 2.75 million research citations and is regularly expanded through regular updates. The database includes scientific and technical research results in disciplines of interest to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), such as biology and medicine; chemistry; energy production, storage, conversion, and utilization; engineering; environmental sciences; fission and nuclear technologies; fossil fuels; geosciences; materials; mathematics and computing; national defense; physics; power generation and distribution; renewable energy , climatology, and oceanography. SciTech Connect includes bibliographic citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents. There are over 500,000 electronic documents in the database.
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Scopus

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of research literature and patents. The database is updated daily and contains over 60 million records. Scopus indexes more than 21,500 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 publishers, including 4,200 open access journals. Scopus also indexes 360 trade publications, more than 7.2 million papers from 83,000 conferences, 1,100 book series, and 120,000 books. Additionally, the database contains 27 million patent records from the US Patent & Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the Japan Patent Office, the World Intellectual Property Organization, and the UK Intellectual Property Office.
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TOXLINE

  • Coverage: 1992 - Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Eccles Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to an index of world literature on toxicology, covering subjects such as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pollutants, and more. Citations to journal articles, conference papers, technical reports and theses are included in the collection. Some of the material indexed in this database is owned by the University of Utah, primarily through the Eccles Library.
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TOXNET

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
TOXNET is a service of the National Library of Medicine which provides access to a system of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, toxic releases, environmental health, and related areas.
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TRC Thermodynamic Tables

  • Coverage: 1942 - 2007
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to a collection of thermodynamic property data, primarily for pure organic compounds. The collection currently contains information on over 8400 compounds and a total of more than 500,000 evaluated data points. Various search options based on compound information (empirical formula, partial name, molecular weight) as well as specific property requests are provided. Data presentation features and interactive data plotting capabilities are also included. The database allows for unlimited data retrieval and for local, offline use of that data.

USPTO Patent Databases

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This is the homepage of the the United States Patent and Trademark Office's free patent databases, including a browsable display of every US patent from 1790 to the present, the US Patent Bibliographic Database, all US Published Applications from 2001 to the present; and the AIDS Patent database.
Web of Knowledge
- See: Web of Science
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Web of Science

  • Coverage: 1900 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This listing provides access to the Web of Knowledge search interface for the Web of Science Core Collection, and the Science, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities Citation Indexes. The Web of Science Core Collection provides researchers access to the world's most authoritative multidisciplinary content, and its indexes cover more than 12,000 of the world's highest impact journals and 150,000 conference proceedings. The Science Citation Index fully indexes over 8,500 of the world’s leading scientific and technical journal across 150 disciplines from 1900 to the present. The Arts & Humanities Citation Index indexes over 1,700 of the world’s leading arts and humanities journals from 1975 to the present, and the Social Sciences Citation Index covers over 3,000 journals across 55 social science disciplines from 1900 to the present. To access the full benefits of Web of Science when accessing the database from off-campus (JCR, Incites, etc.), you may need to register for a Web of Science account and use the Web of Science login.
World Ceramics Abstracts
- See: Ceramic Abstracts
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WorldCat (FirstSearch)

  • Coverage: 1000 - Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
WorldCat's search covers over 30 million records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries, including manuscripts written as early as the 11th century. The database has holdings information for many US and some foreign libraries, and is updated daily. WorldCat Quick Search is also available to the general public.

Note: WorldCat Discovery Services will replace OCLC FirstSearch in late 2016. WorldCat Discovery is available to all current OCLC FirstSearch subscribers as part of existing subscriptions. FirstSearch will operate in parallel with WorldCat Discovery through the end of access date, allowing libraries to choose their transition timing. WorldCat Local and WorldShare Management Services subscribers have access to WorldCat Discovery and all optional features.