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Chemistry Resources

Materials on chemistry may be found in the QD call number area or by searching the library catalog.

More specific divisions are as follows.

QD1-65 General Chemistry

QD71-142 Analytical Chemistry

QD146-197 Inorganic Chemistry

QD241-441 Organic Chemistry

QD450-801 Physical Chemistry


Reference Works

Illustrated Dictionary of Science Electronic Book
The American Heritage Science Dictionary Electronic Book
The Cambridge Dictionary of Scientists Electronic Book
The New Penguin Dictionary of Science Electronic Book
Lange's Handbook of Chemistry Ref TP151.H25
Hawley’s Condensed Chemical Dictionary Ref QD5.C5
The Biographical Dictionary of Scientists Ref Q141.B526
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Ref QD65.H3
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Ref Q121.M3
Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry Ref QD4.M33
Dictionary of Chemistry Ref QD5.H837


You may access the following databases from any computer workstation on campus. For off-campus access, please follow the instructions found on the library’s homepage under “Off-Campus Access Instructions”or click here for an online tutorial.

Annual Reviews authoritative, analytic articles in Physical Chemistry as well as several other disciplines within the physical and social science fields.

Science In Context contains topic overviews, experiments, biographies, articles, links to quality Web sites, pictures, and illustrations in all areas of science.

HighWire Press publishes full-text articles from scholarly journals in the scientific and medical fields.

Academic Search Complete is a valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database.

MasterFILE is composed of full text journal and magazine articles, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection.


Chemguide: Helping You to Understand Chemistry is designed to help students understand the concepts of chemistry.

Chemistry: WebElements Periodic Table features the periodic table and is an authoritative source of chemistry information for professional scientists as well as students.

MedBioWorld is an excellent resource for chemistry related dictionaries, and glossaries.

General Chemistry Online includes a searchable database of over 800 compound names, formulas, structures, and properties. One can also find articles, calculators, tables, graphs, self guided tutorials, quizzes, and drills on specific topics.

Sheffield Chemdex is a directory of chemistry links on the World Wide Web.

Sheffield ChemPuter provides simple interactive calculators for chemistry.

Science.gov (Math, Physics & Chemistry) is a U.S. Government website that provides authoritative links to information covering all areas of science.


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