Focus on specific document types more likely to be primary sources. Under the search box, open the Advanced Search options, then select clinical trial, conference, journal, and report.
On the search results page, the Sort by options can be helpful. Select Publication Year to get the most recent articles at the top of the list. Select Citing References to get the most cited articles at the top of the list.
The Sort by options can only be used if you have fewer than 20,000 search results. If the Sort by options are grayed out, use the Refine options to focus your search until you have fewer results. Try refining by Language and Publication Year.
Click an article title to read the complete abstract. Look for descriptions that indicate the article is a primary source.
SciFinder Scholar is not a full-text database. It does not include article PDFs. Use the Other Sources links on the research results page or the Link to Other Sources button on the reference details page to help find full text. See below in another box for more information.
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature, indexing over 19,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus covers the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields as well as arts and humanities. Scopus includes scholarly journals, book series, conference proceedings, trade publications and Open Access journals.
Chemical Communications, Chemical Society Reviews, Dalton Transactions, Journal of Chemical Research, Journal of Materials Chemistry, New Journal of Chemistry, Perkin Transactions 1 & 2, and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.
Full text coverage of the following journals: Accounts of Chemical Research, ACS Catalysis, ACS Nano, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Reviews, Environmental Science & Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Langmuir, Nano Letters, Organic Letters, and The Journal of Organic Chemistry