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Chemistry: Background Information

This guide will lead to resources on the subject of chemistry.

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Primary & Secondary Sources

Traditional primary sources include journal articles reporting original research, conference proceedings, dissertations or theses, and patents.

Secondary literature includes textbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, review articles, bibliographies, and indexing and abstracting services.

Reference Books in Chemistry

These reference books are located in the Reference Dept., which is on the 4th floor of the Wilson Wing in ZSR Library.

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry Ref QD148 .E53 2005

Encyclopedia of the Elements Ref QD466 .E56 2004

Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 13th ed. Ref QD5 .C5 2007

Hazardous Chemicals Desk Reference Ref T55.3.H3 L49 2008

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology Ref TP9.K54

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms Ref Q123 M34 2003

Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ref QD415.A25 O94 2006

Handbooks and Tables

Handbook of Basic Tables for Chemical Analysis Ref QD78 .B78 2003

Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 15th ed. Ref QD65 .L362 2005

Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals
RS51 .M4 2006

Subject Guide

Sarah Jeong
Rm.454 Wilson Wing

Springer Protocols