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CHEM6611: Scientific Communication in Chemistry


Additional Biomedical Databases

Overview of library resources supporting graduate research

Database Attributes

Database comparison
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Literature Types

Journal articles, patents, books (and some book chapters), technical reports, dissertations, conference papers; 50+ languages

Journal articles, books (and some book chapters), conference papers; 50+ languages
Purpose(s) Breadth: comprehensively indexing worldwide life sciences literature Breadth: comprehensively indexing worldwide biomedical literature
Updates Weekly Daily
Additional notes Overlaps with PubMed content, but covers additional journals and additional literature types Overlaps with PubMed content, but covers additional European and Asian journals and additional literature types; particularly strong coverage of literature on drugs and toxicology