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American Chemical Society Journals Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available
Full-text journals published by the American Chemical Society.

Academic Search Complete Campus Faculty, Staff and Students only Some full text available Resource contains images
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
DOAJ is a database of more than 4,000 open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Highwire Press Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Highwire Press is an archive of scholarly articles in the sciences produced by Stanford University Libraries.

Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
Free public access to over 313,000 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics of interest related to DOE's mission.

Publications in the Field

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Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary On campus use only
Compilation of technical data and descriptive information covering thousands of chemicals and chemical phenomena, trade name products, processes, reactions, products, and related terminology.
Call Number: QD5 .C5 2007

Periodic Table (Royal Society of Chemistry) Unrestricted Resource
The Royal Society of Chemistry's interactive periodic table provides information about each element when you hover over it; click on an element for detailed information about its history, uses, isotopes, and other related information.

Table of Isotopic Masses and Natural Abundances Unrestricted Resource
This table from the North Carolina State Mass Spectrometry Facility provides the isotopes for each element and what percentage of each isotope occurs naturally.

ChemSpider Unrestricted Resource
ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 58 million structures from hundreds of data sources.


Open Access Theses & Dissertations Unrestricted Resource Some full text available aims to be the best possible resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. To the extent possible, the index is limited to records of graduate-level theses that are freely available online.

(If you're looking for a dissertation and don't find it here, ask the library and we can try to request a copy for you.)

ProQuest Open Access Dissertations and Theses (PQDT Open) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available
PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. You can locate dissertations and theses relevant to your discipline, and view the complete text in PDF format.

(If you're looking for a dissertation and don't find it here, ask the library and we can try to request a copy for you.)


PubChem Unrestricted Resource
PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. PubChem is organized as three linked databases within the NCBI's Entrez information retrieval system. These are PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay. PubChem also provides a fast chemical structure similarity search tool.

NIST Chemistry WebBook Unrestricted Resource
This site provides thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the Standard Reference Data Program.

Google Scholar Unrestricted Resource
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.

Microsoft Academic Search Unrestricted Resource
Microsoft Academic Search covers millions of academic publications and displays the key relationships between and among subjects, content, and authors, highlighting the critical links that help define scientific research. Fields of study covered include biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, material science, mathematics, and physics. Unrestricted Resource searches over 55 databases and over 2100 selected websites from 13 federal agencies, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results. is governed by the interagency Alliance.

WWW Chemistry Guide Unrestricted Resource
Directory and search engine of 250+ chemistry related websites.


American Chemical Society Unrestricted Resource
ACS is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Unrestricted Resource
AIChE is the world's leading organization for chemical engineering professionals, with over 45,000 members from over 90 countries. AIChE has the breadth of resources and expertise you need whether you are in core process industries or emerging areas, such as nanobiotechnology.

AOAC International Unrestricted Resource
As the "Association of Analytical Communities,” AOAC INTERNATIONAL is committed to being a proactive, worldwide provider and facilitator in the development, use, and harmonization of validated analytical methods and laboratory quality assurance programs and services. AOAC also serves as the primary resource for timely knowledge exchange, networking, and high-quality laboratory information for its members and customers.