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Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Find Articles

Introduce data and information resources in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and related fields for Mines community.

Mines Library Catalog Search

To start, use the Library Catalog to find articles for a broad understanding of your research topic. You can narrow your search results to just articles by using the Catalog's "facets" on screen left to select Resource Types / Articles

Please note: The Catalog doesn't include every research article available from the --This is particularly true for for Chemistry articles. Only use the catalog for a broad search to get started and use specialized databases such as SciFinder and Web of Science (see below) to run more specific and comprehensive searches on your topic.

Core Electronic Databases in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

The databases listed below are your essential tools to run specific and/or comprehensive search on a Chemistry or Chemical Engineering topic. 

Related & Multidisciplinary Databases

Selected Classic Papers in Chemistry

Core Electronic Journal Packages

Browse the major publishers' sites below for articles on a sub-discipline in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.  

Find an Open Access Version of an Article

When you cannot get to the full text of an article because it's behind a "pay wall" (you don't subscribe, there's a fee, etc.), an Open Access version may be available:--the publisher's PDF version, as a preprint, or as the peer-reviewed manuscript.

  • Try a Google search or use (if you have a DOI (Digital Object Identifier)) look for an open version.
  • Ask a librarian for assistance.

Journal Title Abbreviations

Journal title abbreviations are often used in reference sections of an article and some of them can be difficult to decipher. For Chemistry journal titles, the following two tools can help. 


Journal Title Search

If you know the title of the journal you need to browse, you may use the Find e-Journal tool to search for it in our Catalog and use the Link to Fulltext online to access the journals we subscribe to. We may have access to some journals on multiple platforms, which may or may not be the original publisher's site. Browsing journals here will ensure you see all the access points we have for a journal.