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Greentech - NanoBubbles: Home



There are many sources to consult for information about Nanobubbles or Microbubbles as they related to the study of water processing.  This guide introduces the sources, how to use them and how to obtain content.  This is quite an interdisciplinary topic that spans Chemistry, Materials, Water Sciences, Civil & Chemical Engineering, Medical & Healthcare and Business applications.  Building on the details of the growth of Greentech this guide leads researchers to where current information is located.  Nearly all the resources require access from on-campus and are restricted to UCI affiliates for remote access. 

Specialized Journals

Peer reviewed journals come from 3 sources:  1)  commercial publishers; 2) professional or scholarly societies (very common in Engineering); 3) government agencies or departments, non-profits.  In addition, non-peer reviewed content is published in many sources including science journalism, newspapers, review pieces. 

The following publishers cover this topic to some degree or another.  Make sure you are connected to the VPN if working from off-campus.

Business Resources

Business materials include marketing reports, competitive strategies & intelligence, corporate & industry information, trade output, product development and related sources.

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Retirement of SciFinder "Classic" - December 31, 2022

  • On December 31, 2022, the SciFinder “classic” interface will be retired for the University of California system. Going forward, we will only have access to SciFinder-n (or SciFindern,

  • Registered SciFinder users should expect to see several emails between now and the end of December reminding you of the change.
  • If you are already using SciFinder-n, there’s nothing you need to do.
  • If you are still using SciFinder “classic,” I do encourage you to begin using SciFinder-n. It’s the same username and password for both systems. If you have the old URL bookmarked, it will redirect to SciFinder-n after December 31.
    • To migrate your saved searches and alerts, login to SciFinder-n, go to Saved and Alerts, then Migrate Alerts & Saved Results. There is more information about migration exceptions within the SciFinder-n help menu (link).
  • CAS has created some good training videos on SciFinder-n ( There are also some upcoming webinars, and I can offer training to classes, research groups, and individuals.

Updated: Mitchell Brown (June 16, 2022)   contact at


Additional Sources

Special resources includes non-traditional content such as standards, theses & dissertations, patents, government  information (technical reports) and other grey or ephemeral information.

Resources for Presentations

Bibliographic Management Software

You will want to save your articles and citations and enter them in Mendeley or Zotero.  There are many guides on the website and videos on YouTube to help you organize and enter your citations and references.

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Predatory Publishing

There has been a lot of activity and discussion about predatory publishing.  That is content that does not go through peer review and is often made to appear that it does, stealing permuted titles, offering incomplete information about authors and their affiliations, often using their names without their permissions.  In addition to journals of that ilk that are starting up all around the world, there are also predatory conferences where submissions and programming does not go through peer review. 

Pirated Content

The growth and proliferation of repositories such as Sci-Hub

which began in 2011, is often confused with providing free access to millions of research papers and books by mirroring official sources, often bypassing publishers' paywalls in various ways.  Copyright is not honored.  Today more than 74 million papers have found their way into Sci-Hub often violating the law and making users think that it is in the spirit of open access.  You are urged to seek access through libraries and not provide personal login credentials to Sci-Hub.