Platform of Compendex and Inspec, the most comprehensive databases of engineering and technical research available. Off campus users need to sign in using username UICLib and password Eresources . Ignore the message to change password and select the search menu.
Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research available today, containing references and abstracts to over 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and technical reports. The broad subject areas of engineering and applied science are comprehensively represented. Coverage includes chemical and process engineering, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, civil, mechanical and materials engineering, as well as narrower subtopics within all these major fields. Online coverage is from 1970 to the present. Around 250,000 new records are added to the database annually. Compendex is updated weekly to ensure access to critical developments in your field.
Follow the instructions for registration. You MUST use an email address with the domain "uic.edu" in order to register. You must also connect to SciFinder Web via a UIC IP address on campus, or through VPN or the proxy. After you submit the form, CAS will send you an e-mail message with instructions for completing the registration process.
CAS SciFinder Scholar is the premier chemistry database produced by the American Chemical Society. It contains structure diagrams, names, molecular formulas, properties, single- and multiple-step chemical reactions. UIC users also have access to the Substructure Module.