Chemistry: Background Information

Resources for Chemistry

Browse Print Reference

If you'd like to browse the Reference Area (1st level of the library), see these classifications:

  • QD 1 - QD 999   Chemistry

How Reference Works Can Help You

Find overviews or introductions to a subject in encyclopedias and some specialized dictionaries and handbooks. Reference works may help you put into context a narrow topic on which you're working or help you identify possible directions for a topic you're exploring. They'll also help you identify facts, names, dates, etc.

Internet Resources

Chemical Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Synonyms

 Chemical Data Sources

Web Gateways and More

Patent Resources

Chemistry Career Information

Online Multidisciplinary Resources

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