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Chemistry Resources: Getting Started

This is a guide to research resources in the field of chemistry. It will lead you to databases with helpful journal articles, books, and websites.

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Use RefWorks to keep track of resources you find in your research, and to create your bibliography when finished.

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Introduction to Chemistry Research

Welcome to the Chemistry Subject Guide!

This guide is designed as a starting point for doing chemistry research using UST resources.

Use the tabs to navigate through the guide.

  • Handbooks information about online and print handbooks available via UST libraries
  • Finding Articles use library databases and resources to find background information and peer-reviewed research articles
  • Finding Books & eBooks browse UST's book collection
  • Websites & Online News  professional organizations, news, and current events
  • Streaming Videos watch visualized experiments, documentaries, and more online about a wide range of chemistry subjects
  • Citing Sources learn how to give credit to your sources

Chemistry Encyclopedias

Research Librarian

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