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This web guide contains a reviewed collection of chemistry resources in a variety of formats for the student, faculty, staff and researcher interested in the field of chemistry.

Reference Resources in Chemistry

Location of Chemistry Books in the Library Collection

Begin your search in the Library collection.  The call letter prefixes direct you to where in the collection you can find books in each of the subject areas listed below.

HV   Forensic Chemistry

QD   Physical Chemistry,      Environmental Chemistry

QE   Geochemistry

QH   Natural History, General Sciences

QP   Physiology & Biochemistry

RB   History of Clinical Chemistry

RM   Pharmacology, Therapeutics

RS   Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Microchemistry

TD   Atmospheric Chemistry

TP   Industrial Chemistry, Chemical Technology

UG   Chemical Warfare


netLibrary - Covering all subject areas, this database contains the full-text of over 40,000 electronic books. 

*  Project Gutenberg Chemistry Bokshelf- these books, primarily historical in nature, can be downloaded free!  Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free electronic books, or eBooks. Michael Hart, founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971.  The mission of the Project is to encourage the creation and distribution of e-books.

Google Book Search - allows users to search the content of books and, "if the book is out of copyright, or the publisher has given (Google) permission, you'll be able to see a preview of the book, and in some cases the entire text.  If it's in the public domain, you are free to download a PDF copy." (Google Terms of Service)


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