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Chemistry: Getting Started

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Getting Started

There are a number of ways to get started on a research project in Chemistry.

  • Make an appointment with me for some pointers, tips, and suggestions on the best sources to use.
    • See my contact information at the right
  • Consult a reference book  for some great background information on any topic.
    • See suggestions below for some great ones.
  • Use this guide to navigate the wealth of information available to you.

Find Background Information

Check out these reference sources:

Maizell, Robert E.
How to find chemical information: a guide for practicing chemists, educators, and students.
New York: Wiley, c1998.
QD8.5 .M34 1998

Encyclopedia of chemical physics and physical chemistry.
edited by John H. Moore and Nicholas D. Spencer.
Bristol: Institute of Physics, c2001.
QD451.E7 2001

Encyclopedia of chemical technology.
executive editor, Jacqueline I. Kroschwitz; editor, Mary Howe-Grant.
New York: Wiley, c1991
TP9.E685 1991

CRC handbook of chemistry and physics.
Cleveland, Ohio: CRC Press, c1977-

 And so many more...

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