Chemistry & Biochemistry

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Online Encyclopedias

  • Chemistry: Foundations and Applications (Gale Ebooks)
    Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present.
  • Ethics, Science, Technology, and Engineering (Gale Ebooks)
    This work considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society.

Key Databases

  • ProQuest Research Library: Science & Technology
    This resource covers publications on the latest science and technology information for researchers of all levels.
  • Science Direct
    Nearly 400 full text, peer-reviewed journals for chemistry, physics, materials science, biochemistry, molecular biology, astronomy, and chemical engineering.

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Other Resources

  • Academic Search Complete
    Over 6,400 active full-text journals, more than 5,700 being peer-reviewed titles, providing access to critical information unique to this database. Covering STEM research, including chemistry, and other topics.
    Search 50+ journals related to chemistry. Full text not included but may be available through other sources.
    PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • SpringerOpen (formerly Chemistry Central)
    Repository of open access, peer-reviewed chemistry research.
  • PubChem
    Includes 3 databases: PubChem Substance, PubChem Compound, and PubChem BioAssay.
  • Clase and Periodica
    Periodica indexes journals published in Latin America that specialize in science and technology, including chemistry, physics, biology, and geosciences. Citations are from documents published in Spanish, Portuguese, French and English. Full text not included, but may be available through other sources.
  • BioMed Central (BMC)
    Open access collection of 200 full-text, peer-reviewed journals with coverage of the biological and medical sciences. Free registration required for searching.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global: Science & Technology
    Over 750,000 downloadable full text dissertations and theses, covering a wide range of graduate research topics, including chemistry.
  • Chemical Abstracts
    For Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors Only. Search citations and abstracts from approximately 8,000 publications. Available via STN Easy after 5pm. See Chemistry Department for access.


LibGuides are resources that are built by scholarly professionals with content specifically related to a given subject.

  • Biochemistry in Credo
    Please note that this is part of the Biology in Credo LibGuide, and is not as extensive as other libguides.

Citing Sources

  • APA Style Guide
  • Zotero
    A citation generator and management tool, Zotero can help you keep all of your citation information together and generate a bibliography for you.


Chemistry/biochemistry books have call numbers in the 540-549 range.