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NOTE: For use by current SFU faculty, staff and registered students only.

More than 20 million citations and abstracts. Covers virtually all aspects of chemistry plus biochemistry, chemical engineering and related sciences.

More than 35 million substances. Substance information includes chemical names, CAS Registry numbers, chemical structure diagrams for substances and reactions, biosequence information and property data.

Materials indexed: More than 8000 journals from 150 countries, more than 3 million patents from 32 countries, plus conference proceedings, dissertations, technical reports, books and more

 
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Coverage
1907-01-01 to current 
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Resource type
Index 
Content types
Journal articles, Numeric data, Patents 
Simultaneous users
Unlimited. 
Update frequency
Daily 
Titles indexed
 
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Open access
 
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SciFinder How To Guides - links to helpguides and tutorials from CAS. 
Subjects
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology (BPK), Chemistry, Health Sciences, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry 
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no 
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Not applicable. 
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no 
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