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Chemistry Seminar - Fall 2022 (21:160:453 / 26:160:601)

This guide was created specifically for Dr. Stacey Brenner-Moyer's class - Fall 2022

Searching Reaxys

Learning objectives:

Students will learn how to search Reaxys. Upon completion of the session, students will be able to:

  1. execute an efficient and effective search in the Reaxys index/database in order to find journal articles about a research topic
  2. export results from the Reaxys index/database to EndNote online/basic/Web
  3. compare and contrast the CAS SciFinder-n and Reaxys indexes/databases

**Please note that the graded library exercise can be found on the Canvas course site, under the 'Assignments' or 'Quizzes' module.**

For additional information about Reaxys, including where to go for help or to access training, look at the box below.

9/30/2022 Skeletal Outline


Reaxys is a chemistry database that provides information about millions of chemical structures, reactions, and properties. It also lists journal articles and other publications related to them. Reaxys includes substance property and reaction data, synthesis options, experimental procedures, patent information, and citations. Its data is derived from patents, journals, the Beilstein Handbook for Organic Chemistry, Gmelin Handbook of Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Patent Database, PubChem, and more. Reaxys is a great resource for researchers who are investigating organic synthesis or searching for data on physical, chemical, spectral, bioactivity, or toxicological properties of chemical compounds. May also be referred to as Beilstein CrossFire Commander. Coverage dates: 1771-present


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