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Chemistry & Biochemistry Resources: Background Info

Getting Started with Reference

Reference resources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases and handbooks. Entries in such sources tend to be rather short and they are meant to help you get started with research on a new topic.

General Reference Databases

Reference Books

Dictionaries

Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QD5 .C5 2007

Encyclopedias

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QD4 .M33 1997

Handbooks

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QD65 .H3 2013/14
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The Elements
CALL NUMBER:  Ref. QD466 .E48 1998