Oxford University Research Archive (ORA) is the institutional repository for the University of Oxford and is home to the scholarly output of its research members. It holds publications, theses and research data.
Google Scholar is a search engine that provides a broad search of scholarly literature. It covers multiple disciplines and sources.
Using Google Scholar off campus
To get full-text links in your Google Scholar results, you must first tell Google Scholar that you have access to the University of Oxford library subscriptions by
You will now see 'Find it @ Oxford' links next to items in your Google Scholar results that you can use to access the full-text provided by library subscriptions.
Journals and Books
Downloadable ‘apps’ for your internet browsers.
What is a CAS Registry Number?
CAS Registry Numbers are unique identifiers assigned to specific substances by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), department of the American Chemical Society. For example the CAS RN for aspirin is 50-78-2.
CAS Numbers are useful for substance searching in chemistry databases. A single search by CAS RN retrieves results for chemical names, synonyms, trade names, systematic names of the same substance.
How do I find the CAS Registry Number?
If you know the chemical name you can find its CAS Number by searching in the following databases
Contact your subject librarian if you need help in finding a CAS number, or substance searching.