The INSPEC database provides comprehensive coverage of the fields of physics, electronics, and computing from 1968 forward for journal articles, reports, books, dissertations, patents, and conference papers.
Developed by the the IET (the producers of INSPEC), these training videos include an introduction and overview of the database; content and subject coverage; specialized subject indexing; and details on author, company, and conference searching.
This is the Web version of Chemical Abstracts, and includes the CAplus database, the CAS Registry file, and Medline. Containing information back to 1907, it includes citations and abstracts from journals, conference proceedings, patents, and dissertations, as well as chemical substance and reaction information. Users may search by search by author, subject, chemical name, registry number, or chemical structure. SciFinder-n is available to University at Albany faculty, students, and staff, but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SciFinder-n registration instructions.
Web-enabled smartphone users can access SciFinder-n Mobile. SciFinder-n Mobile is available to any registered SciFinder-n user, however, there is a restriction of 100 detailed substance or references displays per day.
SciFinder-n: Keep Me Posted Keep Me Posted allows SciFinder-n users to set up current awareness alerts that will be automatically searched on a weekly or monthly basis and sent via email. The alerts can be based on subjects, substances, patents, authors, or even who's citing your work. This slide show demonstrates how to set up a Keep Me Posted alert.
Produced by Thomson Reuters, Web of Science indexes the contents of over 12,000 "high impact" journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. In addition to subject searching, it is also possible to conduct author searches to determine who has cited an author's works. Coverage begins with 1978.