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First Stop Resources

Academic Search Premier go! info Available Online

This multidisciplinary, scholarly database is a good starting resource for undergraduates, especially in Lower Division.

Need Help with Chemistry Report Writing go!

This ebook provides instruction in the art of scientific writing.

Articles (Research Databases)

American Chemical Society (ACS) Web Editions go!

Peer-reviewed research journals in chemistry and related sciences.

PubMed go! info Available Online

Click to go to PubMed or try the Quick Search option on the right navigation bar.

ScienceDirect go! info Available Online

Database of full-text Elsevier journal articles.

SpringerLink go! Available Online

High-quality STEM journals, book series, books, reference works, and an Online Archives Collection.

Web of Science (Science Citation Index) go! info Available Online

This is the largest science literature database we have for finding peer-reviewed journal articles. Also, Web of Science has a “Cited Reference Search” that allows you to search for other articles that have cited a previous article (very helpful when you are doing a literature review).

Wiley Online Library go! Available Online

Covers scientific, technical, medical, and professional endeavors. Includes Wiley 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 go! Available Online

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 go! Available in Print

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

American Chemical Society go! Available Online

Website for the American Chemical Society (ACS). Find information on the organization, career information, and more.

CSUEB Chemistry Department go!

Homepage of the Chemistry Department at Cal State East Bay. Find information about classes, degrees, faculty office hours, and more.

NIH Center for Molecular Modeling go!

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.

Research Grants at CSUEB go! Available Online

Check out the latest research grants received by Cal State East Bay faculty.

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