is the Chemistry Subject Librarian. She provides tailored research support for all Chemistry majors and minors. See contact information to the right.
If you're using MLA style, check out the guide from OWL at Purdue for help formatting your citations; if you use CSE style, try the guide from the University of Washington. You can also bring your reference list to the Ask Jack desk, and a librarian will provide citation assistance.
College of Liberal Arts, Department of Chemistry home page
GALILEO Discovery is an “online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn’t available through free search engines or Web directories.” Discovery also provides an advanced search option so that the user is able to access multiple databases with a variety of disciplines in one place.
American Chemical Society Journals
Access the full content of all American Chemical Society journals from their first issues to the most recently published articles. Use the for effective searching by title, author, and year of publication. You can also limit your search to one or several journals.
Reaxys — A database of chemical compound properties, structures, and reactions with references to the journal and patent literature of chemistry. The data originates from the Gmelin Handbook of Inorganic Chemistry, the Beilstein Handbuch der Organischen Chemie, inorganic and organic chemistry journals and a Patent Chemistry database. Flexible and powerful substance searching includes exact structure, substructure, CAS number, molecular formula, name, and many more choices. Can also search by property and/or reaction.
Wiley Online Library
Wiley Online Library is a multi-disciplinary database that includes full-text journal articles and some full-text reference sources.
Citations and some full text to high quality science journals published by Elsevier, including Tetrahedron. Access is on a rolling basis so coverage will be for the current 5-7 years depending upon the title.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Provides abstracts and indexing for over 3,800, as well as full text for over 3,200 scholarly journals and general magazines.
Web of Science (Web of Knowledge/Thomson Reuters)
Provides detailed citations and abstracts for the top scholarly periodicals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Includes the Science Citation Index, the Social Sciences Citation Index, and the Arts & Humanities Citation Index. Covers both domestic and international journals, open access resources, books, patents, proceedings, and Web sites.
- Core Package, with 19 journals and magazines and 26 transactions.
- Master SIG (Special Interest Group) Package, with more than 85 conference proceedings and all SIG newsletters
- The ACM Online Guide to Computing Literature ("the Guide"), a database of 850,000 bibliographic citations expanding beyond ACM's literature.
Science & Technology Collection (EBSCO)
Contains over 800 full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, biology, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, marine sciences and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications. This collection contains many scholarly journals.
Chemistry journals in the Mercer University Libraries Catalog
Chemistry journals available in full text through online databases:
- All chemistry journals
- General Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Physical & Theoretical Chemistry
Chem4Word, a free, open-source plug-in that lets authors draw intricate chemical structures—and store information about molecules—within their Word documents, has been released by Microsoft Research, the University of Cambridge, and the Outercurve Foundation. Chem4Word is available now, in beta, for free download
Search the library catalog to find books available in the Mercer University Libraries. Before going to pull the item, please check to make sure it is at your library. If the item in which you are interested is located at another Mercer University library, contact Circulation at (478) 301-2961. Items not available in the University Libraries, may be requested via Interlibrary Loan.
Chemistry books available in the Tarver Library on the 1st floor include these Library of Congress classification numbers:
- QD1 - QD65 General Chemistry and Alchemy
- QD71 - QD142 Analytical Chemistry
- QD146 - QD197 Inorganic Chemistry
- QD241 - QD441 Organic Chemistry
- QD415 - QD436 Biochemistry
- QD450 - QD801 Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- QD625 - QD655 Radiation Chemistry
- QD701 - QD731 Photochemistry
- QD909 - QD999 Crystallography
See what new books have been added to Tarver Library's Chemistry collection by viewing New Acquisitions. If you don't see a title in the list or in the online catalog, new or additional titles that the library should purchase.
ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information Permanent Reserve; also available online
Chemical Abstracts Service Source Index (CASSI) Reference, Z5523 .C52
An essential tool for deciphering abbreviated chemistry journal titles found in bibliographies, science databases, and books. Titles are listed alphabetically in their abbreviated forms. In addition to chemistry journals, CASSI also indexes titles from other scientific disciplines.
CRC handbook of Chemistry and Physics, QD65 .H3
An essential source for all physical sciences, this contains essential information: constants, unit measures, conversion factors, symbols, terminology, physical constants for organic compounds, properties of the elements, biochemistry, and a range of mathematical tables.
Handbook of reagents for organic synthesis Reference, QD77 .H37 1999 (8 vols.)
Reference, RA1215 .S58 2002 (2 vols.)