Browsing for Research Ideas

Browse any of these sources for ideas about research topics.

Print issues of the journal Science, a well-respected journal that publishes news and research articles about many topics in the sciences, including chemistry. You'll find this title on the 2nd floor of the library near the Service Desk.

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This page contains specialized encyclopedias, handbooks, and numeric databases that can provide helpful background reading, information helpful for experimental design, and established values for a variety of chemical phenomenon.
Additional print sources about  Chemistry can be found in the QD & TP call number areas of the first floor Reference Room.

General

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Style Guides

Handbooks & Numeric Databases

Analytical Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Pharmacology

Spectra