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Database Tutorials

Feeling overwhelmed by endless research articles? Conquer the information overload with Web of Science and SciFinder! This guide equips you with the essential tools to navigate these powerful resources:

Web of Science tutorial:

  • Track citations, find top researchers, and stay current in your field.
  • Uncover scholarly articles, conference proceedings, and books across all science disciplines.

SciFinder tutorial:

  • Explore millions of chemical compounds, reactions, and patents.
  • Design new molecules, predict properties, and gain valuable research insights.

The tutorials offer:

  • Step-by-step: Beginner or pro, learn to search effectively with tailored instructions.
  • Powerful search strategies: Master keyword magic, filters, and advanced operators to pinpoint relevant results.
  • Expert tips & tricks: Unlock insider knowledge to refine your searches and easily navigate complex features.


  • Both platforms offer built-in help resources.
  • Librarians are here to guide you – get personalized assistance for your research needs.
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