Find articles relevant to your subject by searching databases.
Look at the guides to get the most from each database.
These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.
You can also see a complete list of databases for Molecular Nanoscience
Widely considered to be the best database for any chemical research, CAS SciFinder also includes the major medical database Medline. It includes journal references, patent information and chemical substance and reaction data. The full CAS Registry file, containing the chemical structures and dictionary information for the 24 million substances identified by the CAS Registry System, is also included. You must register for access.
Register for SciFinder using your University email address. You will receive a unique username and password. You need to use this every time you access the database.
If you have any problems with registration or your SciFinder username and password, contact the CAS Help Desk.
When off campus, you will be asked to enter both your University and your SciFinder username and password.
Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals and quality web sources, with smart tools to track, analyse and visualize research. Coverage starts from 1823.
Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.