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Subject Guide: Chemistry

To search the entire collection of print and electronic resources, go to e-Library.

Books in Print | Periodicals | Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Range | Subject
QD1 - QD69 | General Chemistry
QD71 - QD142 | Analytical Chemistry
QD146 - QD197 | Inorganic Chemistry
QD241 - QD414 | Organic Chemistry
QD415 - QD436 | Biochemistry
QD450 - QD801 | Physical Chemistry / Theoretical Chemistry
QD901 - QD999 | Crystallography
TP155 - TP248 | Chemical Technology / Chemical Engineering

Periodicals: DDCS Call Numbers

Location | Title
540.5 | Acta Chemica Scandinavia: 1987-1992
540.5 | Analytical Chemistry: 1990 t0 2002
540.5 | Angewandte Chemie: 1983 to 2002
540.5 | Chemical Reviews: 1990 to 2002
540.5 | Journal of the American Chemical Society: 1990 to 2002
540.5 | Journal of Chemical Education: 1985 to 2002
540.5 | Journal of the Chemistry Society: 1990-1992
540.5 | Inorganic Chemistry: 1987 to 2002
660.5 | Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

• Encyclopedia Britannica Online • http://www.search.eb.com

• Literati • http://literati.credoreference.com
Online reference materials with a subscription provided by Centenary College, Magale Library. Use term "chemistry" to find chemistry resources.

• Gale Virtual Reference • http://go.galegroup.com/ps/start.do?p=GVRL&u=lln_accl&authCount=1
A database of 231 Encyclopedias, e-books, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary subjects. Use term "chemistry" to find chemistry resources.

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Ingenta • http://www.ingentaconnect.com/search/advanced

JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections • http://www.jstor.org/search/

OCLC FirstSearch • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WilsonSelectPlus;autho=100159676;FSIP/
Online Computer Library Catalog is a nonprofit organization that provides library and research services.

A search engine that provides access to Chemical Abstracts and MEDLINE. These resources index journal articles, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, and dissertations as well as book reviews and biological information.
If you are on campus, follow specific instructions to register an account and access the database here.
If you are trying to access SciFinder off campus, register an account here. To access the database remotely click here.

WorldCat • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=WorldCat;FSIP%20
WorldCat is the largest online public access catalog for resources.


Complete list of subscription e-journalshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ejournals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "Chemistry") • http://atoz.ebsco.com.centenary.idm.oclc.org/Titles/3423?lang=en&lang.menu=en&lang.subject=en

American Chemical Society Publicationshttp://pubs.acs.org/about.html

Annual Review of Analytical Chemistryhttp://www.annualreviews.org/journal/anchem

Annual Review of Biochemistryhttps://centenary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://biochem.annualreviews.org

Annual Review of Physical Chemistryhttp://physchem.AnnualReviews.org

Biochemical Journalhttp://www.biochemj.org/bj/default.htm

A blog about science and technology.

Hyle: International Journal for the Philosophy of Chemistryhttp://www.hyle.org/

Journal of Biochemistryhttp://jb.oxfordjournals.org/

Journal of Biological Chemistryhttp://www.jbc.org/

Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards & Technologyhttp://nvl.nist.gov/nvl3.cfm?doc_id=89&s_id=117

Science Newshttp://www.sciencenews.org/
An online magazine of the Society for Science and Technology

NEW E-Journals!

Australian Journal of Education in Chemistry (AusJEC)http://www.raci.org.au/divisions/further-information-2
Formerly titled, "The Australian Journal of Chemical Education," this journal is published by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute. It covers teaching and learning of chemistry at all levels.


Complete list of subscription e-bookshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ebooks

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Academic Chemistry Departments in the U.S.http://guides.library.ucsb.edu/chemuniv

Basic Liquid Chromatography by Kazalevich and McNair • http://hplc.chem.shu.edu/HPLC/index.html
A textbook on High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Basics of NMR by Joseph Hornak Text online • http://www.cis.rit.edu/htbooks/nmr/nmr-main.htm

Chromatography books onlinehttp://www.chromatography-online.org

Dictionary of Compounds: ChemIDplushttp://sis.nlm.nih.gov/chemical.html

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)http://www.doabooks.org/

National Academy Presshttp://www.nap.edu/

Online Books Pagehttp://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

WebSpectra: Problems in NMR & IR Spectroscopyhttp://w3.chem.ucla.edu/~webspectra/

Professional Associations

American Chemical Society Website • http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content

American Society for Mass Spectrometry • http://www.asms.org/

Resources of Scholarly Societies: Chemistry • http://www.scholarly-societies.org/chemistry_soc.html

Royal Society of Chemistry: ChemSoc • http://www.rsc.org

Other Suggested Online Chemistry Resources

California Separation Science Society Online CaSSS • http://www.casss.org/

ChemDex links to over 7,000 chemistry sites, divided by branches as well. • http://www.chemdex.org/

Chemistry World • http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld
News, podcasts, webinars, and job searches.

ChemWeb offers many free resources. • http://www.chemweb.com/
Offers chemistry news, links to journals, information on conferences and events. Also home of The Alchemist, ChemWeb's newsletter.

Chromatographic Society discussion group chromatography & separation techniques • http://www.chromsoc.com/

Integrated Spectral Data Base System for Organic Compounds, Japan • http://riodb01.ibase.aist.go.jp/sdbs/cgi-bin/cre_index.cgi?lang=eng

Institute of Theoretical Chemistry • http://www.theochem.kun.nl/
Link to student research (reports and thesis), lesson plans. Use literature database link as your search function.

Library of Congress: Virtual Reference Shelf • http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html#science

NIST Chemistry WebBook • http://webbook.nist.gov/chemistry/

National Science Foundation. Division of Chemistry • http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=CHE

Organic Chemistry Resources worldwide • http://www.organicworldwide.net/

Research Gate • http://www.researchgate.net/literature

Rolf Claessen’s Chemistry Index • http://www.claessen.net/chemistry/

ScienceWorld, Wolfram Research, Chemistry • http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/chemistry/

Theoretical Chemistry • http://simons.hec.utah.edu/TheoryPage/index.html

NEW Suggested Online Chemistry Resources!

ChemCollective • http://chemcollective.org/home
A collection of of engaging, online activities created by Carnegie Mellon University faculty who are interested in chemistry education. It provides virtual labs, scenario-based learning activities, tutorials and concept tests.

ChemistryGuide • http://www.chemistryguide.org/
This site provides a directory and search engine of chemistry resources. There are approximately 250 resources in the directory, and it can be browsed by topics such as green chemistry and chemistry dictionaries.

LearnChemistry • http://www.rsc.org/learn-chemistry/wiki/Main_Page
LearnChemistry Higher Education is published by the Royal Society of Chemistry and provides practical guides for students and instructors on how to read a scientific article, how to cite sources in the Royal Society of Chemistry format and how to perform pedagogical research in the STEM disciplines.

Chemical Education Digital Library (ChemED DL) • http://www.chemeddl.org/
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, ChemED DL provides access to numerous digital, education resources, such as interactive Periodic Table, organic stereochemistry tutorials, a virtual laboratory, biographies of chemists and more.

The Green Chemistry Education Network(GCEdNet) • http://cmetim.ning.com/
Sponsored by the University of Oregon and the National Science Foundation, GCEdNet is a network of educators from colleges, universities, community colleges and high schools who exchange ideas on incorporating green chemistry into the curriculum. This site also includes links to green chemistry news resources published by the American Chemical Society, Yale University, the University of Massachusetts Lowell and other organizations.