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This guide contains help and resources for your research in Chemistry.  Use the red tabs at the top to navigate between different types of resources.  For general help with your Chemistry research, use the Find Books and Find Articles tabs.  For specific course help, use the Course Guides tab.  If you have questions, contact Mary Abdoney, Science Librarian.


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All Chemistry Databases

  • ACS Publications  Icon
    Search or browse over 30 electronic journals published by the American Chemical Society, dating back to 1996.
  • ChemWeb  Icon
    Database of journal articles, books and other data pertaining to all fields in chemistry. Easy access to abstracts, papers, journals, books, conferences news, forums and The Alchemist newsletter.
  • PubMed  
    The premiere index to the journal literature of medicine and related fields. It covers over 3,800 journals from the U.S. and 70 foreign countries and provides access to over 11 million citations in MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and other related databases, with links to participating online journals. Updated daily. Coverage extends to 1966.
  • SciFinder Scholar  
    Online version of Chemical Abstracts, with many more options than the print version. The first time you use SciFinder Web, you will need to create a user account. You must be on campus to create a user account.
  • Scopus  
    Described as the largest citation-and-abstract database in the world, Scopus features broad coverage of scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences literature, as covered in about 14,000 peer-reviewed resources, as well as Web sites from the Scirus database. Scopus also functions as a citation-indexing tool.
  • Mineralogy Database  
    Mineralogy Database is a comprehensive collection of information on over 4,442 mineral species. Categories include crystallography, structure, chemical composition, Dana and Strunz classifications as well as references, photos, and news. There are several Java-enabled applications, such as the 'jPOWD Applet for Crystal Structures' which allows the user to manipulate structures by turning atoms and bonds on/off, spinning the structure, zooming, etc.

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