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This guide is designed to help you get started on your Chemistry research. Use this guide to find books, journal articles, and additional resources such as handbooks, spectra, and chemical safety information.

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Highlighted resources

  • Physical & Chemical Properties Finder
    Resources to help you find chemical and physical properties.
  • Reaxys 
    Drawn from Beilstein and Gmelin, Reaxys provides experimental data, in organic, inorganic and organometalic chemistry.
  • SciFinder 
    Standard database to find chemical information. 
  • Web of Science 
    Science citation index covering scholarly journals in all areas of science.
  • CRC handbook of chemistry and physics 
    Standard handbook to find property information, including wavelength.
  • Common Chemistry 
    Quick source of chemical names and CAS registry numbers.
  • IsisCB Explore
    A research tool for the history of science, whose core dataset comes from bibliographical citations in the Isis Bibliography of the History of Science. The IsisCB currently contains 40 years of citation data from 1974 to 2014. 

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