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Resources for chemistry: bibliographic databases, physical properties, data, preprints, websites, for research, faculty, students and even non-scientists


It is a source of information resources for researchers, faculty, students -- and anyone interested.

Its development is open-ended.  All the major subscription databases and electronic book packages are included.

Open access resources will be listed under websites.  Specific journals will largely be omitted, however there will be a news category that will cover any note-worthy information, which could include journals.

There are tabs for bibliographic databases, ebook series, synthesis and reaction resources, podcasts, websites, physical properties resources, preprint servers, data stores, & news.

This guide does not address the searching of library catalogs, specifically the Main Catalog and WorldCat.

Chemical Information Wiki

Chemical Information Sources Wiki.
Gary Wiggins
Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University

Gary Wiggins has been teaching chemistry information courses for ~30 years.  He has written THE book on the subject:

Chemical information sources, published in 1991, by McGraw-Hill.  Lewis Library QD8.5 .W53.   His wiki updates his book.

"A supplement contains links to several other useful online resources, such as CSRD (Chemical Reference Sources Database), SIRCh (Selected Internet Resources for Chemistry), and CCIIM (Clearinghouse for Chemical Information Instructional Materials). The author has made the Wiki copyright-free, and encourages qualified persons to improve and add to the site."

Source: Guide to Reference Books  Princeton has an online subscription.

Monograph on Chemical Information

How to find chemical information: A guide for practicing chemists, educators, and students.

Robert E. Maizell
New York: Wiley, 3rd ed. QD8.5 .M34 1998  (Lewis Library has all 3 editions.)