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Welcome to the research guide for Chemistry! This guide will support your research in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and related fields of study.
The resources listed below are some of the most popular used by students doing research for their Chemistry courses. Depending on your topic, you may want to explore other resources using the tabs on the left side of the guide. Remember, you can always ask a librarian for help!
CRC handbook of chemistry and physics
Call Number: R 541.9 H19h 95th ed.
Originally called the "Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics", this volume is the standard for chemistry and physics data. It is located in the Reference collection in Smith Library.
Call Number: R 546.03 M53m 14th ed.
The Merck Index is the standard in the field for finding information about the makeup and history of a chemical of compound. In-depth references are included with each entry. The volume is located in the reference collection at Smith Library.
Use PubChem is a good starting point to search for chemical compounds. Information listed here includes in-depth content on the compounds makeup.
SciFinder provides access to journal and patent information on chemicals and chemical formulas. Register to search the SciFinder interface. Please note: you must be campus to register.
A citation search tool that indexes over 75 million articles and records. Each citation contains a detailed abstract and links to its references, along with links to resources cited by. Scopus provides links to full-text articles HPU Libraries already subscribes to, as well as links to publisher pages.