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Portal to Web of Science, the renowned citation database, and other high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

This resource includes the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and the Science Citation Index Expanded.

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Polymer Library is the only database in the world which is dedicated exclusively to information on rubbers, plastics, adhesives and polymeric composites. There are more than 700,000 records in the database covering commercial, marketing, technical and academic aspects of the rubber and plastics industry. Source material for the database is selected from more than 500 journals in a wide range of languages from 30 different countries.

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"Reaxys is a web-based search and retrieval system for chemical compounds, bibliographic data and chemical reactions. It is built to support chemists in their daily work with focused and relevant information in organic, inorganic and organometalic chemistry. Expert chemists carefully select journals and patents so that only high-quality, experimental data are included in Reaxys." From publisher's website.

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Scopus is available on a trial basis for three years through OhioLINK.

"SciVerse Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources.

  • Contains 41 million records, 70% with abstracts
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  • Offers sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research"
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