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Chemistry Research Guide

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Others Resources To Consider

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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

organic 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 institutions.

Current CSUMB Students, Staff, and Faculty are welcome to check out Course Reserve items. For more information, click here.

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 (Available from other CSU Libraries)

ProQuest Encyclopedia of Nonlinear Science

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 Library of Medicine)

CheMagic (virtual model toolkit for molecular visualization)

ACS Green Chemistry Institute (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)