SciFinderⁿ provides access to the world’s most comprehensive and reliable collection of scientific research information. A global network of expert scientists curate and aggregate the world’s scientific patent and journal content daily and make it fully discoverable through the advanced technology contained in SciFinderⁿ. This ensures researchers have the most current and accurate substance, reaction, reference and commercial sourcing information available to quickly and confidently inform your critical research activities.


Core Content Covers by SciFinderⁿ:

    - Chemistry
    - Pure and Applied Physics
    - Pure and Applied Biology
    - Biotechnology
    - Engineering
    - Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
    - Life Sciences
    - Environmental Sciences and Management
    - Ecology
    - Climate Change Research

This coverage is across:

    •    More than 150 years
    •    More than 50,000 Journals and Publications from more than 100 countries
    •    More than 51 Million Journal Articles
    •    More than 14 Million Patents from 63 different countries
    •    Millions more articles, pre-prints, monographs, conference proceeding, conference posters etc.


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What is Scopus

Scopus launched in November 2004. It is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings with bibliometrics tools to track, analyze and visualize research.Updated daily, Scopus delivers the most comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and Arts & Humanities.


The Scopus Information site is available on the web at

It contains a wealth of resources including:

  • User guides and tips
  • Title lists
  • Quick tips and Frequently Asked Questions

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  • The Registration link can be found at the top right on the product site.

Scopus Indexed Journal List

Content Coverage

Scopus Includes:

  • Over 64 million records
  • 68 million post-1995 records, including references  (84% include abstracts)
  • 6.5+ million pre-1996 records going back as far as 1788
  • 23,500+ peer-reviewed journals, of which more than 4,000 are full Gold Open Access
  • 8.5+ million Open Access articles
  • More than 131,000 books
  • Including monographs, edited volumes, major reference works and graduate level text books
  • Focuses on social sciences and arts & humanities, but  also includes science, technology & medicine (STM)
  • More than 540 book series
  • Over 7.5 million Conference papers
  • Over 320 trade publications
  • Articles-in-press (i.e., articles that have been accepted for publication) from over 8,000 titles from international publishers, including Cambridge University Press, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Nature Publishing Group, Springer, Wiley-Blackwell and, of course, Elsevier


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SAGE eBooks



Content Overview
SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,400 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles and more.


Subject Strengths

  • Business and Management
  • Education
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Geography
  • Sociology

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Springer eBooks



Content Overview
Springer e-Books package contains 6061 eBook titles.


Subject Strengths

Behavioral science, biomedical and life science, business and economics, chemistry and material science, computer science, earth and environmental science, energy, engineering, humanities, social science, law, mathematics and statistics, medicine, physics and astronomy, professional computing and applied computing etc.


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SPIE Digital Library



Content Overview
The SPIE (the international society for optics and photonics) Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics research, providing unprecedented access to more than 400,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals, Conference Proceedings, and eBooks from 1962 to the present. More than 18,000 new technical papers and 15-20 new eBooks are added annually.


Subject Strengths

Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging
Communication & Information Technologies
Defense & Security
Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing
Light Sources & Illumination
Lithography & Microelectronics
Remote Sensing


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Springer eJournals



Content Overview

Springer is one of the leading international scientific publishing companies. Springer's eJournals cover a wide range of subjects including biomedicine and the life sciences, clinical medicine, physics, engineering, mathematics, computer sciences, human sciences, social sciences and economics.


Subject Strengths
Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Mathematics and Statistics
Physics and Astronomy


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