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Chemistry: Getting Started

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 at the right for some great ones.
  • Use this guide to navigate the wealth of information available to you.

Library Services

Circulation Desk, x6184

Research Desk, x6662

Interlibrary Loan, x6664

Writing Center, x6742

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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