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Biochemistry: Finding articles / Databases

Quick access to full text articles

1)  Follow the full-text link from databases, OR
2) Search A-Z list of e-journals by journal title, OR
3)  Search article titles on Google Scholar  
4) Enhance your search strategies with Google Scholar

Requesting books and articles not available in SU Libraries

Key databases for Biochemistry

Scopus from Elsevier is a comprehensive abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature with links to full text. Features tools to track, analyse and visualize research and provides bibliometrics for researchers' output.
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Web of Science
Web of Science provides access to Science Citation Index and Journal Citations Reports.  Provides links to full text. Features tools to track, analyse and visualize research and provides bibliometrics for researchers' output.
Training material

* SciFinder-n  The choice for chemistry research: a one-stop search for: substances (editor for chemical structure drawing available), reactions, journal references, MethodsNow, retrosynthesis planning,  patents, and commercial source data.
Use your existing SciFinder credentials to log into SciFinder-n.
First-time users should go to the registration page at to register as a CAS user before they continue to SciFinder-n

Training tutorials

Science Direct is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters
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A dynamic clinical resource. Also covers images and videos

IEEE Explore (Bioinformatics coverage) IEEE also indexed on SCOPUS

Reaxys is a unique web-based chemistry workflow solution which supports research and fuels discovery by integrating searches for reaction and substance data with synthesis planning and chemical sourcing
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* Search PATENTS  as an additional source for information

PubMed  (also included in Scopus)
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books

Need assistance with your literature review or searches?

Contact your Faculty librarian!

SciVal research analysis tool

SciVal is Elsevier’s research performance assessment tool that allows the visualization of research performance, benchmarking and identification and analysis of emerging research trends. The tool is based on Scopus bibliometric information as well as various other data sources such as awarded grants, patent-cited papers, and news media. The research performance of over 22,000 research institutions from more than 230 nations worldwide can be analyzed

Please sign in with your Elsevier (Scopus or ScienceDirect) username and password or with your Institutional credentials. SciVal first time registration on campus!

Lierature reviews: your survival guide

This session, presented by SU AgriSciences librarian, focuses on learning about literature reviews: to search, identify, select and critically appraise literature.

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