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Most of the library’s chemistry books and journals can be found in the 540 section. Journals are located on the third floor of the library, general collection books on the second floor. Chemistry reference books can also be found on second floor in the Reference 540 section. This is a separate section from the general collection. Some of the more important titles for research include the following:
- Van Nostrand’s Encyclopedia of Chemistry, by Glenn D. Considine
540.3 V338e 2005
- Facts on File Dictionary of Inorganic Chemistry, by John Daintith
- Lange’s Handbook of Chemistry, by John Aurie Dean
540 L26h 1999
- CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
541.9 H191 2004-05
- Hawley’s Condensed Chemical Dictionary, by Gessner Goodrich Hawley
540.3 C751c 1993
- Longman Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry, by Arthur Godman
- Kingzett’s Chemical Encyclopaedia , by Charles Thomas Kingzett
540.3 K619p 1966
- The Merck Index, by Susan Budavari
615.103 M537i 1996
Also located at R 615.103 M537i, a separate reference section.
STN Database Guide
This guide is produced by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society.
is an interactive periodical table of the elements.
converts just about any unit of measure to any other. The site handles over 5,000 units, and 50,000 conversions.
is the website of the American Chemical Society.
includes selected classic papers from the history of chemistry (listed alphabetically or by topic), classic calculations (quantitative exercises tied to and based upon classic papers from the history of chemistry), elements and atoms (annotated papers on the development of the concepts of elements and atoms), and a History of Chemistry Calendar: This Week in the History of Chemistry.
Martindale’s Calculators – Online Center
contains over 18,000 online calculators.
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