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2016 Cambridge Structural Database Now Available for Download

The 2016 release of the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is now available for download to any computer for use on campus.  CSD is a repository of over 800,000 small-molecule organic and organometallic crystal structures built by the non-profit Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre in the UK.  Penn Libraries have been providing a site license to the … Continue reading

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Penn Libraries New Institutional Plan for Open Access Publishing with PeerJ and PeerJ Computer Science

As part of the Penn Libraries’ efforts to support the dissemination of Penn scholarship and to support innovative and sustainable open-access projects, we have set up an institutional plan with PeerJ (a publishing platform focusing on biology, medicine, and general science) and PeerJ Computer Science, https://peerj.com/institutions/38/university-of-pennsylvania/. PeerJ has developed a model of lifetime memberships for … Continue reading

HathiTrust update adds 384,000+ e-books to Franklin: Catalog
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HathiTrust update adds 384,000+ e-books to Franklin: Catalog

The Penn Libraries have refreshed our HathiTrust records in Franklin: Catalog this morning, adding direct URLs for more than 384,000 HathiTrust e-books through new records and links added to existing records for print books in the Penn Libraries collections to reflect online availability in the HathiTrust Digital Library. This update, the first since our initial … Continue reading

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ISI InCites Journal Citation Reports adds 2014 impact factors and more

ISI Thomson Reuters has updated its InCites Journal Citation Reports with 2014 data and enhancements. The updated JCR, now in its 40th year, continues to provide the data you use to evaulate and compare more than 11,000 scholarly and technical journals in 237 disciplines across the sciences and social sciences for the years 1997 through … Continue reading

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SAGE e-journal collection grows

The Penn Libraries have added more than 300 e-journals published by SAGE Publications through the comprehensive collection SAGE Premier. The new acquisition brings to Penn readers access to all current SAGE Publications e-journal content – from more than 730 individual SAGE e-journals – plus the complete deep backfile of older issues from SAGE e-journals. SAGE … Continue reading

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2015 Cambridge Structural Database Now Available for Download

The 2015 release of the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is now available.  CSD is a repository of over 700,000 small-molecule organic and organometallic crystal structures built by the non-profit Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre in the UK.  Penn Libraries have been providing a site license to the database for the past several years.  It can be … Continue reading

Chemistry / Penn Libraries

ChemBioDraw Ultra 14.0 Users Can Initiate a SciFinder Search from within ChemDraw

Users of ChemBioDraw Ultra 14.0 can initiate a SciFinder structure, substructure, or reaction search directly from within a ChemDraw window, thanks to a collaboration between PerkinElmer, makers of ChemBioDraw, and Chemical Abstracts Service, who builds and maintains the SciFinder search tool.  It is relatively easy to do.   Using the ChemBioDraw/SciFinder Integration from on Campus … Continue reading