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Science of Synthesis provides a collection of validated chemical syntheses

VCU Libraries recently purchased Science of Synthesis (SoS) by Thieme. It is a full-text resource of evaluated organic synthetic methods, and it provides critical reviews of organic chemistry transformation as well as validated experimental procedures. SoS has a community of experts that ensures quality, reliability, and valuable insights. It saves time when planning synthesis. It […]

SciFinder-n updates the interface of a key chemistry database

SciFindern is the new version of SciFinder available at VCU beginning January 2021. It is new and improved with a different interface and search algorithm, including ranking results by relevance. It still provides the same access research as the previous SciFinder. It is the key to unlocking chemistry Research and Development productivity. It helps to […]

Inspec Analytics: Precision analytics for research excellence

Find It Inspec Analytics (IA) enables researchers and professionals to uncover trends and patterns across a wide range of physics, computing and engineering disciplines, locally and globally. Its addition to the Engineering Village platform takes advantage of Inspec’s precise and accurate indexing. IA uses semantic technology to connect each element of the literature, creating a […]

The Emerging Sources Citation Index: Discover trending research

Find It The Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) was added to the Web of Science (WoS) platform to deepen and expand the subject coverage of WoS’ Core Collection, including in the humanities and social sciences. The peer-reviewed publications curated for this index are selected partly for their emerging research content, international scope and regional importance. […]

By JoVE, we’ve got the Journal of Visualized Experiments

Find It JoVE, Journal of Visualized Experiments, is a set of video “journals” demonstrating research protocols and methods. JoVE videos typically show the techniques demonstrated by researchers in their labs and have high production quality. The videos can be used to help train new members of a lab group on a technique. The videos also can […]

Embase: Broaden your biomedical and pharmacological research

Find It Embase is now available at VCU. VCU Libraries recommends users turn to this vast biomedical and pharmacological research database as a companion to PubMed/MEDLINE because of its broad international research scope. This deep resource draws on publications from more than 90 countries. Embase provides access to 30 million abstracts and citations from more […]

After National Guideline Clearinghouse shutdown: Use these library resources

Due to a loss in federal funding, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s National Guideline Clearinghouse was shut down on July 16, 2018. To continue accessing current, evidence-based clinical guidelines, VCU Libraries’ users can tap the following resources. PubMed (1-minute video tutorial) Conduct a search for a condition (e.g. diabetes). To the left of your […]

Merck Index Online: for research and everyday

Find It Merck Index Online is an authoritative source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. You an search or browse its more than 11,000 monographs (chemical compounds) that can be explored for research and everyday practical purposes. Ideal for quick searches to reveal the properties of compounds and biologicals, Merck Index Online provides identifiers such […]

MathSciNet: New features expand ease-of-use

Find It MathSciNet, the primary databases for mathematical sciences literature, offers some new features. Search results can now be sorted by publication date, journal title or number of citations. New facets allow users to filter and refine results by item type, author, institution, journal, date and primary classification. The AMS has announced that more upgrades […]

Engineering Village: New Numeric Search

Find It Engineering Village now offers a tool to display only those results that contain measurements at a specific value or range in their titles or abstracts. If you’re looking for a measurement in nanometers, the numeric search will automatically convert units and recognize the same values, even if the abstract expresses units in Angstroms, […]

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