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"Chemical literacy," is, an awareness of the various types of chemical information and the methods of retrieval, that is critical for chemistry majors. Here is a book to assist you with understanding chemical literacy ...
Chemical Information Sources by
Publication Date: 1991-01-01
Dr. Wiggins, Chemistry Librarian Emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington, wrote Chemical Information Sources for the "Chemical Information Sources and Services" a course he taught at IU from 1976-2006.
The majority of resources at Booth Library are organized using the Library of Congress classification system.
Chemistry resources in a print format are generally found at QD (1st floor)
- QD1-999 Chemistry
- QD1-65 General
- QD71-142 Analytical chemistry
- QD146-197 Inorganic chemistry
- QD241-441 Organic chemistry
- QD450-899 Physical and theoretecal chemistry
Find what books, DVDs, or subscriptions are available at Booth Library.
Reference books are good places to start your research when you know little about a topic, need an overview of a subject, or want a quick summary of basic ideas. They are also useful for discovering the names of important people and can familiarize you with the vocabulary of the field.
In addition to the titles below take a look at: Gale Virtual Reference Library, a database of e-encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.
Chemical Composition of Everyday Products by
Call Number: eBook 2005
Explains the chemical compositions of over 100 household product groups, showing how chemistry influences our everyday lives Chemicals, both helpful and harmful, affect our everyday lives.
The Elements (2nd edition) by
Call Number: REF QD 466 .E48 1991
The second edition of this widely acclaimed reference book collects together the most important facts about all the chemical elements in a single volume.
eLS: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences by
Call Number: eBook
eLS features over 5,000 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and citable articles in the life sciences. Topics span the life sciences from cell biology to ecology.
Handbook of Chemistry and Physics by
Call Number: REF QD 65 .C91 1996-97
"An authoritative resource consisting of tables of data and current international recommendations on nomenclature, symbols, and units, its usefulness spans not only the physical sciences but also related areas of biology, geology, and environmental science."