Full text of chemistry and chemical engineering journals published by the American Chemical Society from their first issue to the current issue.
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Major Research Tools
Indexes core periodicals in engineering and other technical fields.
Handbook describing the chemical and engineering principles underlying the chemical process industry; chapters cover specific segments of the industry.
Authoritative, comprehensive encyclopedia on chemical engineering.
Electronic version of Chemical Abstracts, an index of articles, patents, technical reports, and other materials covering chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical engineering. Includes a feature that allows users to search by drawing chemical structures.
Authoritative source on industrial chemistry. Includes coverage of chemical substances and their production and application, process engineering, and environmental and occupational safety.
Index covering the journal literature of science and technology. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work.
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Index coverage: vol. 1 - present; Full-text coverage: 1996-present
Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.
Coverage: 1963-present (patents); 1973-present (patent citations)
Database of information on international patents in chemical, electrical and electronic, and mechanical engineering. Allows for patent citation searching.
Database of European patent information provided by the European Patent Office and the national offices of its members states. Abstracts in English are available for most patents; original language page images of the complete patent are available for many.
Health and safety information on hundreds of household products from the National Library of Medicine. Includes auto, pesticides, cleaners, personal care, and pet products. Searchable by brand name, type of product, manufacturer, chemical name, or CAS registry number. Includes links to Material Safety Data Sheets.
Brief videos explaining manufacturing processes (e.g., injection molding, hydroforming) and how some products (e.g., plastic bottles, golf clubs, chocolate) are made. From the Alliance for Innovative Manufacturing at Stanford.
Non-technical descriptions of manufacturing processes for a variety of objects, from bulletproof vests to mayonnaise to silly putty. Also available in the print reference collection (Ref TS146 .H67).
Database of property information for polymers, metals, ceramics, semiconductors, and other engineering materials. (Data and spec sheets are supplied by manufacturers and distributors; links to same are offered.)
Home of GenBank (the National Institutes of Health's genetic sequence database), the Molecular Modelling Database, and other biotechnology resources.
Database of chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. Includes links to records in scientific literature databases. From the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Provides information on manufacturers of industrial products, such as contact details, size of company, brief overview, etc. A valuable aid in design projects.
Toxicological profile information sheets are available for more than 250 hazardous substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites. Profiles are peer-reviewed and include health effects, chemical and physical information, regulations, a glossary, and references to key studies and other literature. Prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a division of the CDC.
Cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. It includes the Hazardous Substances Data Bank, TOXLINE, the Toxics Release Inventory, ChemIDplus, TOXMAP and more. (See the factsheet for information on database contents.) From the National Library of Medicine.
Full text of all U.S. patents issued since 1976, and full-page images for all U.S. patents issued since 1790. (Note: Full-page images can be viewed using pat2pdf.org, which generates PDFs based on patent numbers, or by downloading one of the TIFF image viewer plugins recommended on the USPTO website.)