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These databases are designed to help you identify relevant periodical articles through keyword or subject searches.  In most cases there will be links to either the online version of the article or a listing of the library's holdings.  If you are not sure, you may check the library's Periodical Holdings List and/or its alphabetical list of article databases.  These databases are listed in the order in which the library recommends them.

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ISI Web of Science. Part of the Web of Knowledge platform, this is the combined database of the Science Citation Index, the Social Science Citation Index, and the Arts and Humanities Citation Index. Searchable by keyword and author, but more importantly by cited reference.

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SciFinder. SciFinder offers researchers  flexible search and discover options based on our users’ input and workflow. You can search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references anytime. 

One of the largest collection of substances, reactions, and patent and journal references produced and compiled by CAS scientists around the world, and updated daily. Includes an array of powerful tools to search, filter, analyze and plan which allow you to quickly find the most relevant answers to your research questions.

The link below will take you to my.hiram.edu, the SciFinder link will be at the very bottom on the right.

On Campus Access
No Off Campus Access

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ACS Publications. Also known as the ACS Legacy Archives, this database provides the full-text of journals published by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Most coverage is from volume 1, issue 1 to the present. Newer issues are also available through OhioLINK's Electronic Journal Center.

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Academic Search Complete. Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts some 9,300 periodicals, both popular and scholarly. Provides full-text to more than 5,300 journals.

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Electronic Journal Center (EJC). Searchable, full-text issues of journals from a number of major publishers. More than 7,000 journals are available.

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JSTOR. Fully searchable full-text of nearly 1,000 scholarly journals. JSTOR provides back files to the first issue of a journal, but stops 3 to 5 years before the current publication year. Covers all disciplines.

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