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Subject Guide: Chemistry

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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

Credo Online Reference Service
Online reference materials with a subscription provided by Centenary College, Magale Library. Use term "chemistry" to find chemistry resources.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
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 databases

Academic Search Complete


JSTOR Arts and Sciences I, II, and III Interdisciplinary Collections

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 trying to access SciFinder for the first time, click on register an account.
If you are on campus, specific instructions to register an account and access the database are here: How to register to use SciFinder.
To access the database remotely click here.


Complete list of subscription e-journals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "Chemistry")

American Chemical Society Publications

Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry

Annual Review of Biochemistry

Annual Review of Physical Chemistry

Biochemical Journal

A blog about science and technology.

Hyle: International Journal for the Philosophy of Chemistry

Journal of Biochemistry

Journal of Biological Chemistry

Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards & Technology

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals
Free, open access chemistry journals published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Science News
An online magazine of the Society for Science and Technology


Complete list of subscription e-books

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

Basic Liquid Chromatography by Kazalevich and McNair
A textbook on High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Basics of NMR by Joseph Hornak Text online

Chromatography books online

Dictionary of Compounds: ChemIDplus

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

National Academy Press

Online Books Page

WebSpectra: Problems in NMR & IR Spectroscopy

Professional Associations

American Chemical Society Website

American Society for Mass Spectrometry

Resources of Scholarly Societies: Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry: ChemSoc

Online Chemistry Resources

Academic Chemistry Departments in the U.S.

California Separation Science Society Online CaSSS

ChemDex links to over 7,000 chemistry sites, divided by branches as well.

Chemistry World
News, podcasts, webinars, and job searches.

ChemWeb offers many free resources.
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

Integrated Spectral Data Base System for Organic Compounds, Japan

Institute of Theoretical Chemistry
Link to student research (reports and thesis), lesson plans. Use literature database link as your search function.

Library of Congress: Virtual Reference Shelf

NIST Chemistry WebBook

National Library of Medicine: Searching Drugs or Chemicals in PubMed
This tutorial provides a set of tips to help you effectively search PubMed for drugs, chemicals and other substances.

National Science Foundation. Division of Chemistry

Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide

Research Gate

Rolf Claessen's Chemistry Index

ScienceWorld, Wolfram Research, Chemistry

Theoretical Chemistry

Other Online Resources

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.

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 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)
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)
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.