SciFinder is a key database system for chemistry, chemical and biochemical engineering, environmental sciences, materials science, and geochemistry. Its coverage includes journal articles, conference papers and patents from many patent issuing organizations. You can search by research topic, chemical substance, structure and substructure. SciFinder provides integrated access to several Chemical Abstracts Service databases plus Medline.
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In SciFinder, click "Other Sources" or "Link to Other Sources."
Chemport Connection may take you directly to the Full text, or it may take you to a "Get it @ Western" page.
Check your handout for details about how to search in SciFinder for articles, properties, and reactions.