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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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