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Search Scitation and you’ll have access to the bibliographic records and abstracts of more than one million articles published by the many prestigious scientific and technical organizations whose journals, magazines, and conference proceedings are hosted on Scitation. (More than 6,000 new records are added to the database each month.)

Searching Scitation is free to all users and requires no registration or login. You may seamlessly link from the database and download full-text articles on Scitation for which you have subscription access, either through a personal or institutional subscription. Through Scitation’s DocumentStore, you may easily purchase and download articles from publications for which you do not have subscription access.

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AIP’s SPIN (Searchable Physics Information Notices) database includes bibliographic records and abstracts for more than 1.5 million articles from major physical science journals, magazines, and conference proceedings published by the American Institute of Physics, its member societies, and other affiliated organizations. The SPIN database differs from Scitation in that it includes articles that are hosted on other online platforms.

While anyone can search Scitation, searching the SPIN database requires a subscription – either personal or institutional – to one of the publications hosted on Scitation. Links from SPIN to source journals are available for off-platform articles.

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