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Chemistry: Welcome

Click on the various links to access library resources plus reliable, relevant websites.

Chemical Literacy

"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 ...

Finding Books

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

Reference Books

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.