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Chemical Abstracts QD 1 .C45
Located in the Gerstein, Engineering & Computer Science, and Chemistry Reference Collections. 

Chemical Abstracts provides comprehensive coverage of the literature in over 50 languages. It is available in print and online to the University of Toronto community. Online access is from two sources:

1. Chemical Abstracts on networked CD-ROMS (1987-present)
- http://winframe.library.utoronto.ca/
- userís guide: http://www.chem.utoronto.ca/facilities/chemlib/caug.htm
- Searches by formula follow the Hill Convention of C, H, and all other elements in alphabetical order.
- Requires download of Citrix ICA Client:
http://winframe.library.utoronto.ca/instruction.html

2. SciFinder Scholar (1947-present)
- Requires a client to be downloaded
- User guide & download instructions:
http://www.chem.utoronto.ca/facilities/chemlib/
- Provides access to Medline
- Please note, remote access to SciFinder Scholar is only available with a UTORDIAL account. It is not available through a proxy account


Merck Index RS 51 M4 1996
Located in the Gerstein Information Desk Collection and the Chemistry Reference Collection. 

This index contains over 10,000 monographs describing significant chemicals, drugs and biological substances. It includes information on toxicity, molecular weight, a formula index, name index and named reaction index. (From preface).

 


MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
http://ccinfoweb.ccohs.ca/default.html

The MSDS is available online to the University of Toronto community. Searches can be made through product name, product manufacturer and product supplier.




Patent Information

Canadian, American and European patent information can be obtained from the Engineering and Computer Science Library Web Resources page. The US patents are full text from 1790-present and the Canadian patents are full text from 1925-present.

 


SciFinder Scholar

A research tool for students and faculty to access the extensive Chemical Abstracts and CAS database. In addition to this, it also allows the user to draw chemical structures. SciFinder Scholar (1947-present).

- Requires a client to be downloaded
- User guide & download instructions:
http://www.chem.utoronto.ca/facilities/chemlib/
- Provides access to Medline
- Please note, remote access to SciFinder Scholar is only available with a UTORDIAL account. It is not available through a proxy account.

 

 

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