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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:

Reference

Hawley’s condensed chemical dictionary.
QD 5 .C5 1993                             1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

CRC atlas of spectral data and physical constants for organic compounds.
QD 291 .C18                               1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

CRC handbook of chemistry and physics.
1)QD 65 .H31 2009/10                         1   BOOK       STACKS
2)QD 65 .H31 2011/12                         1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

CRC handbook of tables for organic compound identification / compiled by Zvi Rappoport.
QD 291 .C73 1967                           1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Dictionary of organic compounds.
QD 246 .D5 1982 V.1-V.7                     1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

The Facts on File dictionary of inorganic chemistry / edited by John Daintith.
QD 5 .F34 2004                             1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Fundamentals of environmental chemistry / Stanley E. Manahan.
TD 193 .M36 2009                           1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Great chemists.
QD 21 .F35                                 1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Handbook of basic tables for chemical analysis / Thomas J. Bruno, Paris D.N. Svoronos.
QD 78 .B78 2011                           1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Lange’s handbook of chemistry / John A. Dean.
QD 65 .L36 1999                           1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Longman illustrated dictionary of chemistry : the fundamentals of chemistry explained and illustrated / Arthur Godman.
QD 5 .G58 1982                            1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Van Nostrand Reinhold encyclopedia of chemistry / Douglas M. Considine, editor-in-chief ; Glenn D. Considine, managing editor.
QD 4 .V36 1984                             1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Van Nostrand’s encyclopedia of chemistry.
QD 4 .V36 2005                             1   REF-BOOK   REFERENCE

Websites

STN Database Guide
This guide is produced by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society.

The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
is dedicated to the advancement of chemistry and crystallography for the public benefit through providing high-quality information services and software. NOTE: Slow to load.

Chemical Elements
is an interactive periodical table of the elements.

Online Conversion
converts just about any unit of measure to any other. The site handles over 5,000 units, and 50,000 conversions.

Chemistry.org
is the website of the American Chemical Society.

Classic Chemistry
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.

Khan Academy
is an organization with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

 

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