This multidisciplinary, scholarly database is a good source for undergraduates, especially in Lower Division.
First Stop Resources
Here are a few key resources. I welcome suggestions for additional resources and am delighted to assist with your individual research. Just click on my name to contact me.
Articles (Research Databases)
Peer-reviewed research journals in chemistry and related sciences.
Click to go to PubMed or try the Quick Search option on the right navigation bar.
Citation database within ISI’s Web of Science.
High-quality STM journals, book series, books, reference works, and an Online Archives Collection.
Includes Science Citation Index.
Covers scientific, technical, medical, and professional endeavors. Includes journals, books, reference works, databases, laboratory manuals and The Cochrane Library, known for evidence-based medicine. Full runs of journals are available online.
The library offers both print and electronic books. Chemistry is classified in QD, but you will also find useful titles in other classifications, e.g., QC, physics, QR, microbiology, RS, pharmacy, TP, chemical technology. Search for books in the library catalog. Below is one example each of an electronic and a print book.
Combinatorial Chemistry and technologies: methods and applications, ed, by Giorgio Fassina and Stanislav Miertus. 2nd ed. Raton, FL : Taylor & Francis, 2005.
How to Find Chemical Information: a Guide for Practicing Chemists, Educators, and Students, by Robert E. Maizell. 3rd ed. New York: Wiley, 1998. REFERENCE stacks QD 8.5 .M34 1998. [NOTE: A new edition is expected later in 2012.]
Websites, Wikis, and Blogs
Website for the American Chemical Society (ACS). Find information on the organization, career information, and more.
Homepage of the Chemistry Department at Cal State East Bay. Find information about classes, degrees, faculty office hours, and more.
Searching the links to “databases” and “computational molecular biology resources at NIH” will give you links to specific full-text articles in PubMed, e.g. Rebase.
Check out the latest research grants received by Cal State East Bay faculty.