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Guide to resources in Geology, earth and environmental science
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  • Environmental Studies and Policy
    Search environmental topics. Use 360Link to locate your actual articles.
  • Compendex
    Premier engineering database, excellent for civil, environmental and geotechnical engineering materials.
  • Scifinder Scholar --registration
    To use SciFinder Scholar, each student must register for an account. This page will walk you through the procedure. You must get and respond to an email from SFS before your account is activated.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Excellent general database with nearly 5000 full text titles available.
    A free government database to retrieve toxicity information on any chemical.

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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.

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