SciFinder-n, produced by the Chemical Abstract Service, are the most comprehensive databases for chemical literature. Has editors to draw and search for structures. Users must create a sign-in using their @ucsc.edu email accounts. The older platform, SciFinder, was retired July 31.
For medical articles - this is the place to go. For the most up-to-date access to peer-reviewed articles on an incredible variety of biomedical topics, including medical research, genetics, bioinformatics, physiology, oncology, nursing and more. If you don't see the Get it at UC button in the Abstract display, you are not in the customized UC version!
Database covering many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, and online repositories. Use Eduroam (on campus), or the VPN (off-campus) to access full-text of UCSC subscribed content.
Collection of CRC chemistry handbooks, including Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Properties of Organic Compounds, Combined Chemical Dictionary (CCD), Dictionary of Commonly Cited Compounds, Dictionary of Drugs, Dictionary of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds, Dictionary of Marine Natural Products, Dictionary of Natural Products, Dictionary of Organic Compounds, Polymers: A Property Database.
For On-Campus Wireless Access - Use eduroam (note: Cruznet no longer works for access to library resources.)
Find Open Access versions of paywalled articles with the Unpaywall browser app.
ChemDraw is a chemical drawing program, and is essential to learn for students who want to continue in Chemistry. The program is loaded onto all the workstations in the Digital Scholarship Commons on the ground floor of McHenry Library.
The land on which we gather is the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi Tribe. The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, comprised of the descendants of indigenous people taken to missions Santa Cruz and San Juan Bautista during Spanish colonization of the Central Coast, is today working hard to restore traditional stewardship practices on these lands and heal from historical trauma.