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Chemistry Research: Find Sources

Guidance and key resources for doing academic research in Chemistry.

Discover CofC Libraries

The Discovery Service provides a single, unified search box for searching the holdings of the College of Charleston Libraries, including academic/scholarly journal articles, print books, e-books, newspapers, magazines, internet documents, research reports, research guides, and much more!

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Search for and evaluate books, articles, and media to help with your assignments.

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Subject Specific Databases


Brought to you by scientists at the American Chemical Society. First class site with good links. A section for Educators & Students provides information about current issues in chemistry and physics as well as resources for teaching chemistry in the K-12 arena.

This free database allows users to search by chemical name, CAS number, molecular formula or molecular weight.

NIST Chemistry WebBook
Contains thermochemical data for thousands of compounds.

Nobel Prizes in Chemistry
A listing of the winners and a description of their work from 1901 to the present.

Periodic Table of the Elements
This graphical periodic table from Los Alamos National Laboratory allows users to click on individual elements and find more information, including electron configuration, history, and isotopes.

Interactive Virtual Chemistry