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Chemistry: Overview

Definitions

Analytical chemistry - the subdivision of chemistry dealing with the qualitative and quantitative determination of chemical components of substances

Biochemistry - chemistry that deals with the chemical compounds and processes occurring in organisms

Organic chemistry - the branch of chemistry, originally limited to substances found only in living organisms, dealing with the compounds of carbon

 Sources: dictionary.com ; merriam webster ;

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Call Numbers

Call Numbers related to Chemistry:

QD -- Chemistry

QD - 71-142 Analytical Chemistry

QD - 146-197 Inorganic Chemistry

QD - 241-441 Organic Chemistry

QU - Biochemistry. Cell Biology. Genetics.

Periodic Table

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Chemistry -- General -- Books

Most books on chemistry can be found in the QD or QU section of the library or as an eBook.

Here are a few samples.

PubChem

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

"PubChem is the world's largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. Search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. Find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more." -- source: PubChem

E-Reference Resources

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