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Chemistry: Reference material

Resources for students and faculty

Why use Reference Resources?

Begin your research by consulting reference resources such as: encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. They provide definitions, background information, introductions, or overviews of topics. 

This is especially useful to:

  1. Learn about a subject that is new to you
  2. Identify a topic for an essay
  3. Compile some search terms when looking for journal articles

Searching for Chemical Literature

Credo Reference

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Use Credo to find definitions, background information on your topic and general information.

Dictionaries

REF denotes location as Reference 
Main Floor, Library


Handbooks

Handbooks provide concise, factual information.

REF denotes location as Reference 
Main Floor, Library