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Overview

Major print and online resources for chemistry

SciFinder-n is now here at Boston College

Boston College community members can now choose to search either SciFinder Web (the classic version) or the new SciFinder-N, next-generation version of SciFinder.  For more information on access and learning resources, go to the SciFinder Tips page. 

More Chemistry Guides

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.

Chemistry Librarian

Nancy Curtis's picture
Nancy Curtis
Contact:
O'Neill Library, Room 313
Boston College Libraries
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
617-552-2414
Subjects:Chemistry, Physics