Chemistry Resources

Chemistry web and print resources for labs, papers, and proposals

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Citing Sources - ACS Style

ACS Style Guide
(University of Wisconsin):
Sample formatting for common types of materials.

ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication (online ebook)
This ebook has a wealth of information on how to cite materials and evaluate the chemical literature. 

​Manage and format article information for bibliographies, footnotes, etc.

1. Create an account on Mendeley.

2. Download Mendeley Citation Plug-in (if you can)
(Word, LibreOffice)

Allows you to insert citations into Word Documents.

3. Install the Mendeley Web Importer Chrome extension
Allows you to import articles and references.

More Help: Getting Started with Mendeley video.

Chemistry Journal Literature Indexes

A list of databases and indexes covering Chemistry and related areas (Materials Science, Physics)

Note: CAS Scifinder-n  requires registration. Please email for the URL.

Chemistry Instructional Videos and Problem Sets with Solutions

There are lots of classroom materials of chemistry lectures, problem sets and exams on the web:

The video below is from one of the many collections from the Royal Institution's RI Channel  in the UK. 

Khan Academy has many introductory chemistry lecture videos. Note that problem set solutions may be locked.

CrashCourse has videos on Chemistry course topics.

MIT OpenCourseWare has lectures, problem sets and exams online.

UCI Open has lectures, problems and solutions in individual lectures.

Open Stax has a freely available General Chemistry textbook in both Engilsh and Spanish.   

The Organic Chemistry Tutor covers many topics in Chemistry as well as Math and Physics.

Periodic Table of Videos covers many chemical topics.

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