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Welcome to the Biological Sciences Library Subject Guide. This LibGuide is intended to support the coursework and research needs of students enrolled in a Biological Science course or program. 

Library of Congress Call Numbers

QD are the letters assigned by the Library of Congress classification system for books and other resources in Chemistry.

Subject Guide - Chemistry

Helpful Databases

Library Catalog

The Library Catalog is an index to the library’s books and audiovisual materials. You may search the catalog from any computer with Internet access. The online card catalog can be searched in a variety of ways most notability by TITLE, AUTHOR, SUBJECT, and KEYWORD.

Reference Books (located in the library’s reference section)

The library carries several reference titles related to Chemistry. Please visit the reference section or consult with a librarian for more information. 

General Online Resources

  • American Chemical Society The American Chemical Society (ACS) is one of the world's largest scientific organizations that aims to advance the broader chemistry enterprise. 
  • Chemistry WebBook The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Chemistry WebBook is a searchable database for data compiled by NIST.
  • ChemSpider ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 100 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
  • Compendium of Chemical Terminology The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Compendium of Chemical Terminology, formally known as the Gold Book, is a browsable index of chemical terms.
  • LibreTexts Chemistry Library The Chemistry Library is a part of the LibreTexts project which is designed to provide open access to textbooks online.
  • Periodic Table is an online table of elements with extensive images and information about the elements.

Ask a Librarian

Andrew Soliven
Director, Library Services