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SciFinder Chemistry Research Workshop Jan. 10

scifinderlogoSciFinder Training
Friday, Jan. 10, 2014
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Room 307 Health Sciences Library
Registration required
Information: Fran Allegri, Health Sciences Library, (919) 966-0945

UNC chemistry researchers can learn advanced search strategies in a free SciFinder workshop Jan. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Health Sciences Library. A trainer from Chemical Abstracts Service, the publisher of SciFinder, will lead the workshop.

>>Register for SciFinder workshop

SciFinder bills itself as the world’s “largest collection of substances, reactions, and references from both journals and patents.” The online database contains:

  • 38 million records in CAplus
  • 78 million organic and inorganic substances
  • 65 million sequences (view latest numbers)
  • 70.3 million reactions (>56.8 million single- and multi-step reactions and >13.5 million synthetic preparations)
  • Patents from 63 patent authorities around the world.
  • 308,000 inventoried or regulated chemicals
  • 71 million commercially available products

Participants will learn about tools to search, filter, analyze, and plan in order to quickly find the most relevant answers to research questions.

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