The links below represent the top five research sources in your discipline, as selected by the UCSD Library. Need help with your research? Ask a librarian!
Roger – UC San Diego Library Catalog
Search for books (including e-books) held in the Library. Check for and request titles at other San Diego or University of California libraries.
Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
Need an overview on a subject? Search for authoritative articles on your topics.
Web of Science
Includes articles from 6,000+ science and engineering journals; search by author, keyword, organization, cited reference. See who has cited the article and what references were cited in a particular article.
Premier database of journal articles and patents in chemistry, as well as chemical engineering, physics, materials science, nanotechnology, etc. Includes the CAS Registry of 60+ million compounds (most with some property data) and the CASREACT reaction database. Search by topic, author, substance (name, structure, CAS Registry Number, molecular formula), substructure, or reaction. For UCSD faculty/staff/students only.
Search/browse 2500+ science and engineering encyclopedias, handbooks, texts, and databases. Advanced features include numerical range searching and interactive graphs and tables. Excellent resource for chemical & physical property data—including safety data.