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A guide to online and print resources in chemistry.

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For a comprehensive literature search in chemistry, start by searching SciFinder or Web of Science. To do a quick search or to find a few good articles, start by searching or browsing the full text collection of American Chemical Society Journals.

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During regular business hours, contact me by phone or email to set up a research consultation.

For in-depth questions, contact me by phone or email to set up a research consultation.

New resources

New book series

 

Progress in Brain Research

Advances in Cancer Research

International Review of Neurobiology

 

New encyclopedias

 

Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences (2nd Ed.)

Encyclopedia of Toxicology (3rd Ed.)

Encyclopedia of Neuroscience

 

Chemistry news from ScienceDaily

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Reference Source

Ebook

Citing Your Sources

ACS Style Guide--

      available online  

For help with your reference list, see chapter 14, "References," in Part Two, Style Guidelines

See more information on Citing/Bibliographies

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Research Tools and Tips

Looking for a specific item for which you know the title? Use these quick search tools:

•  Books

Use the Scholar OneSearch Browse search to find books by title or author.

•  Ejournals

Use the Ejournal finder (search by title, e-only).

Databases

Use the A-Z database list.

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Kathy Herrlich
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