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  ACS Publications (American Chemical Society) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
    Coverage varies by title, but in many cases goes back to the first issue. Updated: monthly.
Access to more than 30 ACS chemistry journals. Also includes current news and educational resources in the field of chemistry.
  Burger's Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery (Wiley InterScience) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: articles posted online from 2003 to present. Updated: monthly.
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An online equivalent of the 7th edition, eight volume print reference work, this resource covers areas of traditional and new biology. Topics include: drug discovery and development, cardiovascular agents and endocrines, autacoids, chemotherapeutic agents, and nervous system agents.
  Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology (Wiley InterScience) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: articles posted online from 2000 to present. Updated: monthly.
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This online equivalent of the 27-volume print encyclopedia, includes approximately 1200 full-text entries on all aspects of chemical technology. Basic chemical information is included as well as articles on topics like risk management, combinatorial synthesis and technology, electronic chemicals, and drug discovery strategies.
  SciFinder (CAS) Authentication Required 
Collection of several databases including: CAplus (comprehensive index to chemistry and biochemistry literature since 1907), CAS REGISTRY (structures since 1957), CASREACT (reactions since 1907), CHEMCATS (commercial sources), CHEMLIST (regulations since 1979).
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  Applied Science and Technology Full Text (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required 
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    1983 to present. Updated: monthly.
Indexes and abstracts hundreds of journals in the subjects of chemistry, engineering, computer technology, mathematics, data processing, physics, and energy-related disciplines.
  IEEE Xplore (IEEE/IEE) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: 1988 to present with select materials from 1950 to 1988. Updated: continuously.
Use this resource to locate literature published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE). Contents include IEEE and IEE journals, IEE conference proceedings and IEEE standards. Subjects covered include engineering, computer science, biology, chemistry, physics, etc.
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  Physics Electronic Journals (Institute of Physics) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
    Coverage: 1996 to present. Updated: daily.
Full text access to more than 30 scholarly journals in physics and engineering. Also includes Physics Reviews which brings together review articles published in the Institute's journals including topical reviews as well as those from Reports on Progress in Physics.
  PubChem U.S. Government Resource Resource Guide
Consists of three sub-databases: PCSubstance contains over 850,000 chemical structures, descriptions, and more.  PCCompound contains over 650,000 validated chemical depictions.  PCBioAssay contains more than 170 bioactivity screens of chemical substances.
  Science Accelerator U.S. Government Resource Resource Guide
Find scientific research & development results, project descriptions, and more.  This search engine covers individual government databases including: Information Bridge, E-Print Network, Science Conference Proceedings, R&D Accomplishments, Energy Citations Database, R&D Project Summaries, EPA Science Inventory (SI), NIH Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects (CRISP), NSF Award Abstracts, SBA Technology Resources Network (TECH-Net), USDA Current Research Information System (CRIS), DOepatents, and EnergyFiles.
  Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
    Coverage: 1987 to present. Updated: weekly.
Indexes more than 5,700 major journals across 164 scientific disciplines. Can also be used to find other articles citing a specific article (footnotes in reverse).
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  Science Online (Science) Authentication Required 
    Coverage: 1997 to present. Updated: weekly.
A weekly online publication that covers scientific training, career development, and the science job market. Includes the online version of Science Magazine. One of the most well read journals in the field. Published the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Also provides access to free content such as, STKE, and the four most recent weeks of ScienceNOW news stories.

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  Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink Resource Guide
    Coverage: 1975 to present. Updated: Daily.
Provides access to citations and abstracts for over 8,000 magazines and journals, with full text access to over half these titles. For scholarly publications, full text is available for more than 3,600 titles covering subjects such as social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
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  CQ Researcher (CQ Press) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
    Coverage: Past 15 years to present. Updated: weekly.
Full-text articles on the most current and controversial issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into two sides of the issues, bibliographies and more.
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  JSTOR Authentication Required Bought to you by UW-L Student Differential Tution Funds 
    Coverage: varies (some 19th century) to 2005.
Access to the full text of over 1700 scholarly journals from a variety of disciplines. Coverage: varies (some 19th century) to 2005. Collections include: Arts and Science I - VIII and Life Sciences. Access to JSTOR Arts & Sciences V through VIII is made possible by Academic Initiative funding.
  LexisNexis Academic (LexisNexis) Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin System 
Over 5,600 full text sources.
News: 350 newspapers, 400 magazines/journals, 600 newsletters, broadcast transcripts, campus news, wire services.
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Legal Research: secondary literature, case law, codes & regulations, tax law, international legal materials, patent research, career information.
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  MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
    Coverage: 1984 to present. Updated: daily.
Full-text from nearly 3,000 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals.
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  Chemistry Periodicals
A title list of the library's individual periodical subscriptions in Chemistry. Many more Chemistry related periodicals are available through the library's article databases.

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  Science Reference Center (EBSCOhost) Authentication Required Brought to you by BadgerLink 
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This database includes full text access to science reference books, encyclopedias, essays, and biographies of scientists as well as full text articles from science periodicals. Access alternative interface
  Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia (WileyInterscience) Authentication Required 
A general scientific reference encyclopedia containing over 10,000 entries on topics ranging across all scientific disciplines including animal science, anatomy, astronomy, atmospheric science, chemistry, chemical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, earth science, energy sources, information science, life science, materials, mathematics, mechanical engineering, medicine, mining, physics, physiology, planetary science, plant science, power technology, space science, structural engineering, and a host of other subjects.

    Featured Reference Books @ Murphy Library

  Chemistry Resources in the Electronic Age
  Chemistry: Foundations and Applications
    4 volumes, 2004
  CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
    86th ed.,2005
  Dean’s Handbook of Organic Chemistry
    2nd ed. ,2004
  How to Find Chemical Information: A Guide for Practicing Chemists, Educators and Students
    3rd ed., 1998
  Lange’s Handbook of Chemistry
    16th ed.,2005
  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry
    4 volumes, 1997
  Organic Reactions
    v. 1-, most recent is 2005
  Organic Syntheses
    v. 40-, most recent is 2005
  The Facts on File Dictionary of Chemistry
    4th ed.,2005
  The Merck Index; An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals
    13th ed.,2001
  Van Nostrand’s Encyclopedia of Chemistry
    5th ed., 2005

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  Aldrich FT-NMR Library with Spectral ViewerOn CD-ROM Format 
Electronic book that contains high-resolution 300MHz 1H and 75MHz 13C spectra for the more than 11,800 compounds found in the printed version of The Aldrich Library of 13C and 1H FT-NMR Spectra. Found on the Science/Health workstation in the reference area.

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  Knovel Engineering & Scientific Online References Authentication Required Brought to you by the University of Wisconsin - Madison 
    Coverage: Varies by publication. Updated: daily.
The Knovel database contains of some of the leading engineering reference handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings. Over 200 e-books are included and are cross-searchable. Some of the subject areas covered are: chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, and mechanical engineering. Select reference texts included are Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook, Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Machinery's Handbook, and the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Users can manipulate and extract information to suit their needs. Data searching retrieves tables, graphs, and equations that can be further manipulated in spreadsheets. Many titles have hyperlinked indexes.

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