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CAS Source Index (CASSI)

Last Updated: May 23, 2022 2:35 PM

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This database is freely available to the general public via the Internet.


The CASSI Search Tool is a complimentary resource that can be used to quickly and easily look up or confirm publication titles and abbreviations in an accessible electronic format. It is provided by CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, as a public service.

Searching CASSI

You can find publication information in CASSI by searching publication title, abbreviation, CODEN, ISBN, or ISSN. Both substring and exact searching are possible. Search tips and more detailed descriptions of the various fields are available on the Help page.

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Dates Covered

The CASSISM database contains a listing of publications indexed by CAS since 1907, including serial and non-serial scientific and technical publications.

Print Counterpart

Publication ceased in 2009. The Science & Engineering Reference Collection in Lockwood Library holds print copies: Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index (publication and supplements)

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