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Chemistry Research Guide

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Others Resources To Consider


Browse Selected Journals
Chemistry journals available through the CSUMB Library
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Books at the CSUMB Library 

OneSearch enables searches to discover chemistry books in the CSUMB Library's collection.


Use these keywords/terms for lists of CSUMB Library holdings on:



physical chemistry

inorganic chemistry

analytical chemistry




Books At Other Libraries

CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use CSU+ Resource Sharing (a service integrated into OneSearch) for ordering books and media held at other CSUs and the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using MOBAC regional catalogs, Melvyl, or WorldCat.

Search our online and print encyclopedias

When beginning research on a topic, these resources can provide excellent overviews for subjects of interest.

McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology (Reference Q 121 .M3 1997)

Gale Encyclopedia of Science

Exercise, Sport, and Bioanalytical Chemistry: Principles and Practice

Water: Science and Issues

Chemistry: Foundations and Applications




American Chemical Society (ACS)

Royal Society of Chemistry 

Spectral Database for Organic Compounds (selected science information from U.S. government agencies)

PubChem (open chemistry database at the National Institutes of Health)

CheMagic (virtual model toolkit for molecular visualization)

ACS Green Chemistry (resources for green and sustainable chemistry and engeering)

ACToR (toxicity data from the EPA on more than 500,000 chemicals)

IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology (the Gold Book)