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Chemical Abstracts Service


Vendor Description:
CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, is an organization of scientists creating and delivering the most complete and effective digital information environment for scientific research and discovery. CAS provides pathways to published research in the world’s journal and patent literature — virtually everything relevant to chemistry plus a wealth of information in the life sciences and a wide range of other scientific disciplines — back to the beginning of the twentieth century. CAS publishes the print version of Chemical Abstracts (CA), related publications and CD-ROM services; operates the CAS Chemical Registry; produces a family of online databases; and offers the SciFinder desktop research tool. CAS operates STN International, a network of scientific and technical databases, in association with FIZ Karlsruhe in Germany and the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

Vendor Products:

SciFinder Scholar, the easy-to-use interface of scientific information from Chemical Abstracts Service, allows students and faculty to search the world's most comprehensive database of chemical references (more than 14 million) and substances (more than 23 million.)