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SciFinder Database Trial


SciFinder is an excellent resource for chemistry research and can be used to search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references.

SciFinder provides unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry information and is available to Adams State students, faculty and staff for the remainder of 2013.

Each SciFinder user must register individually, using this link. Once you’ve registered your account, go to SciFinder’s sign in page to log in. If you need help registering, view the End User Registration Guide or email Nicole LeBoeuf for assistance.

New Trials from EBSCO!

In an effort to expand their current offerings, EBSCO has released five new databases containing thousands of new journals and a substantial collection of ebooks.  Click on one of the subjects below to have a look:

Applied Science & Technology Source
Covers Computer Science, Chemistry, Energy, Engineering, Food Technology, Geology, and Physics.  More information.

Legal Source
Covers Business Law, Criminal Law, Estate Planning, Commercial Law, Sports & Entertainment Law, Tax Law, and others. More information.

Education Source
Covers administration, social issues, student counseling, teaching, distance learning, and adult education.  More information.

Library & Information Science Source
Covers circulation, copyright, indexing, library equipment, preservation, publishing, and reference.  More information.

Humanities Source  
Covers archaeology, art, classics, dance, film, history, journalism, literature, music, philosophy, and religion.  More information.

Oxford Art Online Trial

Oxford Art Online is one of the most highly regarded art reference databases in academia.  It allows the user to search a number of art-specific dictionaries and encyclopedias including The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and The Benezit Dictionary of Artists, among other important art reference works.  It also has an image search that allows users to search by keyword and access a variety of high quality images from famous painters.  This database will be offered until the end of May.  For on-campus access click here; for off-campus access, visit the Adam’s State password page for access information.  If you have any comments or concerns about this resource, please let us know here.