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Chemistry

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SciFinder Scholar
SciFinder Scholar is limited to faculty, staff and currently enrolled students.
Use to search chemical literature, patents and reactions. You must use the SciFinder Scholar software installed on computers in the Library and Boyd Science Center. Our subscription only allows for only one concurrent user. Please contact a librarian for more information.

ACS Journals | off-campus access
Full text journals from the American Chemical Society. more information

Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Web of Science)
Index, abstracts, and cited references for articles in the sciences. more information

eMolecules
Allows you to search for information on chemical structures by using the IUPAC name, by writing the chemical structure using the SMILES format, or by drawing the structure.  more information

Electronic Book Center
Full text of over 250+ scholarly chemistry titles from Springer.

Reference Books
Electronic Titles
Oxford Reference, Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Online reference collection from Oxford University Press. Includes access to A Dictionary of Chemistry and A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units. more information

Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. more information

International Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary to 1950
Online reference book detailing the lives of important women scientists living between 1600 and 1950.

Print Titles
The ACS Style Guide: A Manual for Authors and Editors (REF QD8.5.A25 1997)
Helps writers use the writing style of the American Chemical Society. Provides information on writing a scientific paper or press release, presenting a poster, giving oral presentations, citing references, following copyright rules, and more.

Hazardous Laboratory Chemicals Disposal Guide (REF QD64.A76 1996)
Lists information about chemicals, such as physical and chemical properties, physiological properties and health hazards, hazardous reactions, and spillage and waste disposal procedures.

Basic Laboratory and Industrial Chemicals (REF QD64.L53)
Provides basic property data on about 1000 substances common to labs or industrial facilities. Basic property data includes name, formula, melting and boiling points, thermodynamic and transport properties at 25 degrees Celsius, information about hazards, and more.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (REF QD65.C4)
Extensive handbook covering basic constants and conversion factors, symbols and terminology, element properties, thermochemistry, fluid and solid properties, health and safety information, biochemistry, and much more.

The Chemist’s Ready Reference Handbook (REF QD65.S537)
Contains information on a wide range of information useful in chemistry labs, including chromatography, spectrophotometry, spectrometry, spectroscopy, x-ray methods, filtration, extraction methods, and more.

CRC Handbook of Basic Tables for Chemical Analysis (REF QD78.B78)
Covers information useful in chemistry labs, including gas and high performance liquid chromatography, ultraviolet and infrared spectrophotometry, mass spectroscopy, and more.

Dictionary of Organic Compounds (REF QD251.D49 1965)
Five-volume dictionary providing information on organic compounds, including structural and molecular formulas, molecular weight, derivatives, and literature references.

Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (REF QD415.A25.O94 2000)
Dictionary of biochemistry and molecular biology terminology.

Merck Index (REF RS51.M4 1996)
Excellent resource which provides chemical, drug, and biological substance information, such as molecular weight, alternate chemical names, molecular formula, patent and chemical information, structure, drug code number, and more.

Journals
ACS Journals | off-campus access
Full text journals from the American Chemical Society. more information

Chemical & Engineering News
A weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society reporting on aspects of science and technology, business and industry, government and policy, education, and employment in the chemistry field.

Full Text Journals in the Electronic Journal Center
General and Inorganic Chemistry title list
Analytical Chemistry title list
Biochemistry title list
Chemical Engineering title list
Crystallography title list
Food Science title list
Organic Chemistry title list
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry title list

Open Access Chemistry Journals
Chemistry Central
Scholarly journals focused on chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, and geochemistry.

Current General Science Print Titles
American Journal of Science
American Scientist

Discover
Isis
Nature
Ohio Journal of Science
Science
Science News
Scientific American

Web Sites
ACS: Chemistry for Life
Web site of the American Chemical Society. The tabs across the top of the page link to information for professionals (including career information, publications, and continuing education), educators & students, chemistry enthusiasts, and more.

ChemWeb.com
Calls itself “the largest online chemical community in the world.” Provides access to over 350 journals, a number of databases, career and conference information, a bookstore, and more. (Membership is required to access some of these, but it is free to become a member. Some databases do have added costs.)

General Chemistry Online
Excellent resource for first semester chemistry students or those needing a refresher. Site includes a compound library, construction kits, calculators, simulators, and tutorials.

IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology
Defines chemical nomenclature, terminology, symbols, units, and more.

Martindale’s Chemistry Center
Contains information on and links to chemistry journals, a chemistry overview, periodic tables and databases, chemical and biochemical databases, chemistry tutorials, and more.

Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide
An excellent resource which has organized organic chemistry web sites by categories, such as literature, synthesis planning, reaction components, structural analysis and more.

Periodic Table of the Elements
Provides information on the elements easily accessed by clicking on the element in the periodic table. Also contains a glossary of chemical terms, several calculators, programs for chemists and non-chemists, and links for chemists and chemistry journals.

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