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AccessEngineering VCU
World renowned engineering content from McGraw-Hill's engineering handbooks. Complete full text. Supports all levels of scientific and technical research in academic, corporate, industrial and government sectors.
Can be used for course content: Authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information, instructional videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts. More about affordable Course Content

CHEMnetBASE VCU
A collection of chemical and chemical related dictionaries. It includes Handbook of Physics and Chemistry. The dictionaries are renowned for quick search for chemical and physical properties of compounds.

Compendex VCU
Comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature; part of Engineering Village. One of the default databases.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Latest edition of the venerable reference book of chemical and physical data commonly encountered by physical scientists and engineers.

CRCnetBASE VCU
Search or browse Taylor & Francis eBooks. Select 'Show content I have access to' when the results display. Browse by subjects to display results similar to the ...netBASE contents, e.g., Bioscience, Engineering, Environment.
Can be used for course content: Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine ebooks. More about affordable Course Content

Current Chemical Reactions VCU
Contains over one million reactions; gives synthetic methods reported in over 100 leading organic journals.

Engineering Research Database VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Search multiple databases in engineering.

Engineering Village VCU
Comprehensive source of up to date engineering information and reviewed engineering web sites. Includes Compendex, INSPEC, and NTIS.

ENGnetBASE VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Search or browse Taylor & Francis eBooks. Select 'Show content I have access to' when the results display. Browse by subjects to display results similar to the ...netBASE contents, e.g., Bioscience, Engineering, Environment.

Household Products Database
Links over 4,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

Index Chemicus VCU
Provides access to chemical compound information. Covers over 100 leading organic chemistry journals, is text- and substructure-searchable, offers full graphical summaries, reaction diagrams, and complete bibliographic information.

Knovel Library VCU
Reference works on engineering, chemistry, material science, environmental science, microelectronic materials. Utilizes interactive tables and allows customization of data using Interactive Data System similar to common spreadsheet applications.
Can be used for course content: Process and design information, interactive graphs and tables, material and substance properties data, and equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines. More about affordable Course Content

Merck Index Online VCU
Authoritative information on chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. Contains over 11,000 monographs.

NTIS Bibliographic Database VCU
Abstracts of the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. In addition to other classifications, searches can be done by corporate source, patent number and CAS registry number. Part of Engineering Village. More about the NTIS Database

PubMed/MEDLINE VCU
The primary database of information in biomedical and health sciences fields.

Reaxys VCU
Incorporating Beilstein, Gmelin, and Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry, offers a wealth of experimentally validated information. Presents a new approach to synthetic chemistry with powerful functionality.

Scifinder VCU
Chemical substances and reactions, research topics, authors, and CA abstract number or patent number from CAplus, CASReact, and Registry databases of Chemical Abstracts Service. Log off when finished. (Not available Sat 6 pm - Sun 8 am).

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry VCU
Details the science and technology in all areas of industrial chemistry, including inorganic and organic chemicals, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, polymers and plastics, metals and alloys, biotechnology and biotechnological products, etc.

Web of Science VCU
Citation databases including Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index for searches by cited reference, topic, and author.

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