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Chemistry

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Overview

Major print and online resources for chemistry

Finding Materials in the Boston College Libraries

Catalog Tips

By Title or Author

On the Advanced Search screen, change the "Anywhere in record" drop-down to "Title" to locate a specific work or to "Author/Creator" to find books written by a particular chemist.
 

Searching by Subject

On the Advanced Search screen, change the "Anywhere in record" drop-down to "Subject" and enter chemistry
(or, more specialized terms, such as: "chemical kinetics"; metathesis; "organic compounds"; porphyrins).

Alternatively, if you are looking for materials on a more specific topic in chemistry, use "Anywhere in record":
To find material on metals and enzymes, type: metal* AND enzym*
(The "*" is a truncation symbol that will retrieve various forms of each word: metal, metals, metallic, enzyme, enzymes, enzymatic)

Catalog Simple (Keyword) Search

Search the Catalog by Keyword(s) Anywhere

 

For more search options, use Advanced Search.

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Chemistry Librarian

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Sally Wyman
Contact:
O'Neill Library, Room 408

Boston College Libraries

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

617-552-4452