Use indexes to find references to research articles and to other materials such as books, book chapters, dissertations, etc.
In some cases, links to the full text are provided.
When links are not available, use the Journals tab on the Fondren Library website to find access points for journals in electronic format.
Some subscriptions are in paper format only; check Webcat to search for journals not found online.
Journal Title Abbreviations
Source Index (Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index, CASSI) QD1 .A1 A515 1907-2004 - Reference Desk Lists
all periodicals that have ever had an article abstracted for Chemical
Abstracts. Gives complete bibliographical information and history of
the title. Also, shows library holdings for a title.
Scholarly and general interest sources in business, medicine, humanities, social sciences, and science and technology. Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
The electronic version of Engineering Index, Compendex indexes the engineering literature (part of Engineering Village platform). (Note: make sure to check Compendex under Select Database on the upper left of the database screen). Indexes the engineering literature. (1884- )
Citations for doctoral dissertations from 1861 to the present. Some master's theses are also available. The full texts of dissertations and theses added since 1997 (since 1918 for Rice theses) may be downloaded.
Provides citations, abstracts, and links to full-text of the worldwide literature in physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology.
Note: This is on the Engineering Village platform; make sure to check *Inspec* next to Database selection on the upper left of the database screen.
Indexes over 15,000 journals, as well as several million web pages and U.S. and international patents. Database includes article citations from 1996, and permits citation tracking, and (both) saving searches and email or RSS alerts of new material. The system will export records into major citation managers and prepare a bibliography according to major formats. (1966- )
Reaxys is a web-based resource that combines the content of CrossFire Beilstein, CrossFire Gmelin and Patent Chemistry Database and offers reaction searching, synthesis, and visualization, as well as an extensive repository of experimentally validated data including structures, reactions and physical properties drawn from selected source publications of relevance to synthetic chemists.
Indexes the literature of chemistry, including journal articles, patents, substance data, chemical reactions, chemical regulatory data, and chemical suppliers. (1907- ) Registration required. Accounts available for Rice University faculty, students and staff. Apply for Scifinder account.