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for Medicinal Chemistry Literature Searches


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Dictionaries and Major Indexes through Rutgers Library

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCOHost) including online journals like Eur. J. Biochem., etc.
  • Alphabetical List of Chemistry Journals – A list of almost 700 links to chemistry magazines and journals
  • DrugBank database contains nearly 4300 drug entries and combines detailed drug data (i.e. chemical, pharmacological and pharmaceutical) with comprehensive drug target information (i.e. sequence, structure, and pathway).
  • Drug Names Pronounced:
    Merck Manual
     (Click any drug name to hear pronunciation) and
    Complementary and Alternative Medicine Index
     (Click Drugs then the specific entry for a link to audio pronunciation file).
  • Facts & Comparisons 4.0 Online covering more than 22,000 Rx, almost 6,000 OTC, and orphan and investigational drugs, is a browser-based electronic version of the following print publications: Drug Facts and Comparisons, Drug Interaction Facts, Review of Natural Products, Nonprescription Drug Therapy, MedFacts, Drug Interaction Facts: Herbal Supplements and Food, and A to Z Drug Facts
  • Ingenta from www.ingenta.com formerly called UnCover. Including ScienceDirect links to Elsvere Journals, etc. (but not ACS journals)
  • Medline
  • Organic Synthesis Online – Search by keyword, structure, reaction type, etc., requires ChemDraw Plugin.
  • American Heritage Dictionary
  • Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules.
  • PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960’s and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.
  • Reaxys, Reaxys is a web-based chemistry database that provides user-friendly online access to information about millions of chemical structures, reactions, and properties contained in theBeilstein and Gmelin databases.
  • RefWorks at Rutgers: RefWorks is a web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to organize your research, import references from many electronic databases, include citations while you write your paper, build a bibliography according to different stylesheets (APA, MLA, etc.) and create a bibliography in different document formats (Word, RTF, HTML, etc.).
  • ScienceDirect from Elsevier Science (Coverage 1995-present. Full text Elsevier and other Journals including Tetrahedron Info System Journals, Eur. J. Med. Chem., J. Organometallic Chem., Biochem. Pharmacol., etc.)
  • SciFinder Scholar, SciFinder is the electronic version of the print publication “Chemical Abstracts”.
  • Web of Science (Science Citation Index on the Web, 1994-)
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit on the internet.
  • Other Indexes available through Rutgers Library

Journal Links

Med. Chem.-Related Online Journals through Rutgers Library

Magzines with Free Subscriptions

Other Useful links