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AccessEngineering VCU
Full-text engineering handbooks and up-to-date reference materials from McGraw-Hill, supporting 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

Applied Science & Technology Index VCU
Citations to articles in trade publications, technical and professional society journals, and specialized subject periodicals covering a wide variety of applied science fields, including civil engineering, aeronautics, computers, and informatics.

ASTM Compass VCU
ASTM standards, journals, conference proceedings, manuals, and more. Covers a broad range of engineering disciplines including biomedical, chemical, environmental, health and safety, materials science, mechanical, and nuclear, among others.

CHEMnetBASE VCU
A collection of chemical and chemical-related dictionaries, including the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Quick search function allows users to perform searches on chemical terms and structures simultaneously across the entire database.

Compendex VCU
Comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature; part of Engineering Village.

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
Provides access to the latest synthetic methods taken from leading chemistry journals and patents. Includes complete reaction diagrams, critical conditions, bibliographic data, and author abstracts.

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

Engineering Village VCU
Access to up-to-date engineering literature and patent databases providing coverage from a wide range of trusted engineering sources. 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 consumer household product 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 leading organic chemistry journals, is text- and substructure-searchable, offers full graphical summaries, reaction diagrams, and complete bibliographic information.

Knovel Library VCU
E-books and other reference works in engineering, chemistry and biochemistry, earth and environmental sciences, and other areas. Utilizes interactive tables with customizable data, charts, graphs, and equations.
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

Materials Science & Engineering Collection VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Provides indexing, abstracts, and select full text for international literature on metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering applications. Includes METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library databases.

Merck Index Online VCU
Extensive index of monographs in the chemical, medical, biological, and environmental sciences. Includes information about a wide range of substances, including drugs, biologicals, dyes, agricultural and industrial chemicals, and more.

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. Access through Engineering Village. More about the NTIS Database

PubMed/MEDLINE VCU
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) foremost biomedical and life sciences database. Includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, life sciences journals, and online books.

Reaxys VCU
Incorporating Beilstein, Gmelin, and Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry, offers a wealth of experimentally-validated physico-chemical data and preparation methods. Presents a new approach to synthetic chemistry with powerful functionality.

Safari Books Online VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Books on all aspects of computers, programming and the web from such publishers as O'Reilly, Sams, New Riders and Adobe.
Can be used for course content: Includes full text of many educational books and textbooks in science and engineering, with a particular focus on computer science. More about affordable Course Content

Scifinder VCU
CAS database for chemical literature. Search by author, topic, substance name or CAS Registry Number, and draw chemical structures or reactions. Availability

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
Cross-search multiple databases including the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Book Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index, as well as Chemical Indexes.

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