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SFS Information

SciFinder Scholar consists of the complete Chemical Abstracts Service database from 1907- and the complete Medline database, from 1950-. Newest additions include millions of spectra, and records from chemical literature before 1907. UMASS Lowell Libraries provides SciFinder Web access for current students, faculty and staff in the Library, anywhere on campus and at home, provided they have properly registered for an account.
For help on searching SFS web, check out the tutorials provided by the Chemical Abstracts Service, or contact Margaret Manion, Science  and Engineering Librarian.
SciFinder Scholar is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except for  early Sunday mornings.  There is no limit on the number of simultaneous users.  We are guaranteed that all our users will be able to access SFS 95% of the time.  Please remember to read the conditions statement when logging on and abide by the limits on the number of records. Because of heavy use, please remember to log out completely and properly from SFS, otherwise a port will be blocked for up to 20 minutes.

Polymer Resources

Polymer Information and Resources

  • ASTM Standards
    Access to all ASTM standards, current and historical.
  • Compendex
    Premier engineering database, with practical applications of many topics.
  • ACS Journals
    Access to all ACS journals from volume 1-present.
  • Knovel Library
    Over 900 handbooks in all fields of science and engineering, including all ANTEC conferences from 1996- and much information on plastics and polymers
  • Merck Index
    Latest edition of Merck Index, with basic information on many common drugs and biologicals.
  • Blackwell-Synergy
    Over 700 journals from Wiley and Blackwell, available from 1996-. Includes Journal of Polymer Science and Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
  • Polymer Preprints
    Access to this title from 2000-
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
    Database which includes the full-text of Polymer Engineering and Science.
  • Polymer LIbrary
    Most important database in rubbers and plastics.

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