Software to support research and learning
Data analysis and graphing software of choice for scientists and engineers in commercial industries, academia, and government laboratories. VISTEC OriginPro network license request form
Drawing software that allows users to sketch skeletal structures of chemical compounds, which can be moved into other programs, e.g., MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Illustrator. VISTEC ChemDraw Software Request Form
A reference management software package manages references and citations when writing essays and articles. VISTEC EndNote Software Request Form
An Internet-based plagiarism-prevention service. The results can be used to identify similarities to existing sources or in formative assessment to help students learn how to avoid plagiarism and improve their writing. VISTEC Turnitin Request Form
Chemists, chemical engineers, biochemists, physicists, and other scientists worldwide use a series of electronic structure programs. Gaussian provides a wide-ranging suite of the most advanced modeling capabilities available. Users can use it to investigate real-world chemical problems, in all of their complexity, even on modest computer hardware. GAUSSIAN for Linux Software, please contact at VISTEC Library
Unlimited use of MATLAB and Simulink products for VISTEC faculty, researchers, and students both on and off campus and on any device. Go to VISTEC MATLAB Portal to get started and see a list of available products. You can download your license products immediately via your VISTEC email. Also, we provide a MATLAB Classroom license which includes toolboxes: • MATLAB • Simulink • Computer Vision Toolbox • Control System Toolbox • Image Processing Toolbox If you would like to attend the MATLAB classroom, please get in touch with the Librarian.
Grammarly Business App
A writing assistant that reviews spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, engagement, and delivery mistakes in real-time. To join Grammarly, please submit your info. Your team admin will manage the Grammarly account for you. Grammarly Request Link
Online Reference Databases
An abstract and citation database was launched in 2004. Scopus covers peer-reviewed journals in top-level subject fields: life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, and health sciences.
A research discovery application that provides integrated access to the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances, and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. Log in to the database link: http://scifinder-n.cas.org/. New users must register via the Scifinder-n Registration Link to obtain an ID first. VISTEC Scifinder-n Request Form
One of the first numerical scientific databases to make maximum use of crystallographic data in applications in the life sciences and crystallography. VISTEC CSD Request Form
Intellectual properties and patents search tools. Analysis extracts meaningful information on competitors and technology trends from IP data. Sign up for PatSnap by VISTEC email. To access PatSnap from off-campus, users must connect to the VPN. VISTEC PatSnap and LandScape Request Form
Nature Publishing Group (Springer Nature) is the world’s premier information resource for the basic biological and physical sciences, combining the excellence of: Nature, Nature Research Journal, and Nature Review.
A leading role in the chemical sciences, communicating cutting-edge research and its applications through highly respected journals and its program of international conferences, seminars, and workshops.
Peer-reviewed journals with cutting-edge articles across a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines. The breadth and scope of ACS Publications journals are unparalleled, stretching across chemistry, physics, and biology.
ScienceDirect online journals covering Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Energy, Material Science, and Physics and Astronomy subjects from 634 journals since 2002.
The international scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publications of John Wiley & Sons, with strengths in every major academic and professional field and partnerships with many of the world’s leading societies. Full text dating back to 1998.
A visionary information service created for the Internet. SpringerLink is divided according to fields into the Online Libraries of life sciences, chemical sciences, computer science, physics & astronomy, and engineering. IOP Science: An online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical, and medical content.
An online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing. IOPscience embraces innovative technologies to make it easier for researchers to access scientific, technical, and medical content.
A nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities.
Provides the global physical science community with a comprehensive collection of highly cited peer-reviewed scientific information. Researchers at nearly 4,000 institutions worldwide access it.
One of the world’s most cited and comprehensive multidisciplinary scientific journals, publishing more than 3,200 research papers annually. All researchers accept submissions.
Science has been at the center of important scientific discovery since its founding in 1880. Today, Science continues to publish the very best in research across the sciences, with articles consistently ranking among the most cited worldwide.
IEEE Xplore provides web access to full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly cited electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics publications.