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To find journal articles start with:
Reference sources (dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, guides, and standards) are a great place to start when exploring a topic. You will find definitions, overviews, facts, and explanations of basic scientific concepts. The print and electronic resources listed below include some of the available Chemistry sources. To find additional materials check UNB WorldCat or the Reference Materials database.
To search for books at UNB Libraries (Saint John and Fredericton), use the library's online catalogue, UNB WorldCat. Books may be requested from the Fredericton libraries through document delivery. Books and other materials that are not available at UNB Libraries may also be requested for loan from another institution. Refer to the document delivery page for more details.
To browse the shelves for books in Chemistry try the following call numbers:
QD71-142 - Analytical chemistry
QD146-197 - Inorganic chemistry
QD241-441 - Organic chemistry
QD450-801 - Physical and theoretical chemistry
QD901-999 - Crystallography
Many useful sites can be found on the Web. Remember to critically evaluate web resources since anyone can publish on the web.
NIST Chemistry WebBook - provides chemical and physical property data compiled by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program
Periodic Table (WebElements) - includes background information, chemical and physical data
Science.gov - a gateway to U.S. government science information.
Sigma-Aldrich - search for MSDS and products
Here are a few resources to help you cite your sources correctly.
ACS Style Guide - [HWK-REF QD8.5 .A25 2006]
ACS Style Guidelines Quick Guide - from UC Berkeley
ACS Style Guidelines Quick Guide - from UW-Madison Libraries
RefWorks - a web-based bibliographic database manager that allows you to create a database of references that can be organized, searched and used to create bibliographies in many citation styles.
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