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ACS Web Editions and ACS Archive

ACS Web Editions provides online access to the full text of 33 journals published by the American Chemical Society, with content from the current year plus the previous four years. In addition, the ACS Archives provides quick and easy search and access to the full text of ALL titles published by the ACS from 1879 to the current Web Editions subscription, with seamless integration of searching between the Archives and Web Editions.

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)

Provides full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including full text for 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1865.


Short articles, definitions, and many illustrations on all science & technology topics, plus information on new trends and developments and biographies of scientists. Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology with definitions from The McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms.

BePress Research Now

A collection of scholarly electronic journals in a variety of subject areas, including chemistry, biology, and engineering.

Research Library (ProQuest)

Provides access to full-text journals across a wide range of subject areas, including business, education, literature, political science, and psychology.

Chemical Abstracts (via DIALOG - Access in Library Only)

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Print Resources

LC call number range: QD [Chemistry]

CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics, 80th ed. (1999-2000)

REF QD 65 .H3
Ready-reference book of chemical and physical data. The best place to start looking for chemistry information.

Organizations and Agencies

American Chemical Society

Provides information on ACS products & services, including publications, software, symposia and meetings, as well as professional services, conferences, electronic publication, database searching, educational materials and Internet resources.



Links by topic area. Includes articles, biographies and a section on women in chemistry.


Chemical database searchable by name, formula, or substructure; each record includes the compound's physical properties, structure, and links to related information on the Web.


ChemWeb provides access to leading chemical periodicals, books, and databases; a shopping mall with software, equipment, services, and publications; a job exchange; meeting rooms; discussion groups; and a weekly chemistry magazine, The Alchemist, containing news, reviews and comment. (This site is free but you must register.)

Lab Safety Manual (Princeton University)

Laboratory safety manual.

Links for Chemists (WWW Virtual Library)

Index of over 8,400 chemistry resources on the web.

Periodic Table of the Elements (WebElements)

Detailed information about each chemical element.


Last updated 06-19-08