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Chemistry: In the Library

This is a guide to the Library's collection in Chemistry. It is not comprehensive, but rather provides a good starting point for research.


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Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Chemistry.

  • QD71-142 -- Analytical Chemistry
  • QD146-197 -- Inorganic Chemistry
  • QD241-441 -- Organic Chemistry
  • QD450-731 -- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • TP1-1185 -- Chemical Technology

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Chemistry resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry, Analytic
  • Chemistry, Inorganic
  • Chemistry, Metallurgic
  • Chemistry, Organic
  • Chemistry, Physical and Theoretical
  • Science

Catalog Search

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Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.

These are available on the third floor in the Reference Room.  They are for in-library use only, but you can make copies of pages as needed.


The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room:

The World of Chemistry
Journey through the exciting world of chemistry with Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann as your guide. The foundations of chemical structures and their behavior are explored through computer animation, demonstrations, and on-site footage at working industrial and research labs.
Call #: QD33 .W67 2000z DVD (Instructional Videos)