• American Chemical Society Journals (ACS) is an excellent place to start.
  • SciFinder Web is a database you will likely find useful,"Search for substances, reactions, and references. Analyze search results. Create a Keep Me Posted alert."
    • FIRST  You must register HERE using your UND email and from a UND on-campus computer before you will be able to use the database. After your initial registration, you can login anywhere with your registered email.
    • Tutorials and training materials are at
    • Introduction to SciFinder is a good place to start learning about SciFinder.
  • Scopus is the place to start if you have the title of an article or an author in an area you want to explore.  Scopus allows you to find the article and then see who has cited (used) that article in their research. 
  • Academic Search Premiere is a good general place to search, especially if you are unsure of what keywords to use for your search.
  •  View the Find Articles tab for databases to search.

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Tips for Science Writing

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Denyse Sturges
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