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*Chemistry: Home

Chemistry information resources, both electronic and print, available at Brandeis University.

Elements Made Visisble

Introduction to the Guide

This guide is intended to assist in your chemistry writing and research.

  • SciFinder Web - instructions on creating an account, direct login link
  • Articles & Patents - databases to start with, where to find patent information, where to find review articles, journal abbreviation decoders
  • Books - using the Brandeis library catalog, requesting books from other libraries, new chemistry books RSS feed
  • Chemical Property Data - crystallographic, spectra, and property data, guides to interpreting spectral data
  • Reference - dictionaries and encyclopedias, chemical nomenclature, lab safety handbooks, standards and measures
  • Organizations - professional organizations, research centers (i.e., Scripps or CCU)
  • Websites - good online resources, and tips on evaluating websites, green chemistry links, and a few just for fun sites (from reputable organizations!)
  • Writing & Citing - style guide, citation management tools, tips for writing a good research paper, information on the writing center
  • Presenting & Publication - chemistry- or at least science-specific pointers on preparing for your oral defense, writing a paper for publication, presenting at a conference, or creating and presenting a poster


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