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Ekstrom Library

Collection Development

Chemistry Collections Data Guide

Database Usage Statistics

Usage of Chemistry Databases: 2020

Database Searches Downloads
American Chemical Society Publications 13,297 43,209
Compendex (Engineering Village) 3,781
IEEE Xplore 3,832 14,945
Incites Essential Science Indicators 51
INSPEC 3,773
Reaxys 889
SciFinder-N 17,177 4,827

Usage of Chemistry Databases: 2019

Database Searches Downloads
American Chemical Society Publications 12,736 42,951
Compendex (Engineering Village) 3,781
Essential Science Indicators 64
IEEE Xplore 7,166 10,734
INSPEC 3,773
Reaxys 1,560
SciFinder-N 14,857

Usage of Chemistry Databases: 2018

Database Searches Downloads
American Chemical Society Publications 18,204 39,608
Compendex (Engineering Village) 2,879
Essential Science Indicators 91
IEEE Xplore 7,719 10,758
INSPEC 2,787
Reaxys 1,240
SciFinder-N 17,844 5,061

Usage of Chemistry Databases: 2017

Database Searches Downloads
American Chemical Society Publications 8,650 33,544
Compendex (Engineering Village) 4,558
Essential Science Indicators 59
IEEE Xplore 5,957 8,878
INSPEC 5,287
Reaxys 1,596
SciFinder-N 14,928 37,882

Usage of Chemistry Databases: 2016

Database Searches Downloads
American Chemical Society Publications 4,121 30,194
Compendex (Engineering Village) 4,711
Essential Science Indicators 99
IEEE Xplore 6,516 6,183
INSPEC 4,575
Reaxys 3,033
SciFinder-N 16,164 3,616

Usage of Chemistry Databases: 2015

Database Searches Downloads
American Chemical Society Publications 7,867 30,076
Compendex (Engineering Village) 1,890
Essential Science Indicators
IEEE Xplore 5,801
INSPEC 3,703
Reaxys 3,414
SciFinder-N 15,557 4,106

Top 10 Journals

The lists of Top 10 journals by subject were extracted from Journal Citation Reports database. The Libraries own or have access to all titles linked below.

Top 10 Journals in Chemistry

Journal Name Total Citations 2020 Journal Impact Factor Eigenfactor Score Article Influence Score
Chemical Reviews 224,417 60.622 0.216 17.068
Chemical Society Reviews 173,170 54.564 0.177 12.249
Nature Materials 112,429 43.841 0.13 15.535
Nature Catalysis 9,725 41.813 0.03 13.566
Joule 17,275 41.248 0.046 11.545
Energy & Environmental Science 101,688 38.532 0.129 8.693
Nature Reviews Chemistry 5,750 34.035 0.018 13.196
Advanced Materials 320,972 30.849 0.431 6.654
Advanced Energy Materials 93,801 29.368 0.169 5.966
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Computational Molecular Science 7,883 25.113 0.008 4.609

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