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General Chemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for General Chemistry: QD31...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Chemistry in Action. QD33 M79 1995 
General Chemistry: Principles and Modern Applications QD31.2 .P48 1989 
•  Reference Sources:
Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary. QD5 C5 14th edition. *
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Journal of Chemical Education: *
Call number: QD1 J93 Drum
•  Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS): *
Call number: QD1 A5 Drum
•  Useful websites:
•  General chemistry: starting points for students

Analytical Chemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Analytical Chemistry range between QD71 through QD101.
Please use the UC Library Search to locate titles.
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Analytical Chemistry Handbook. QD78 .D43 1995
Analytical Chemistry: Refresher Manual. QD75.2 .K447 1992 
Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry. QD75.22.F865 2014
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: QD75 W75 vols 1-36
Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry.
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Analytical Chemistry: *
Call number: TP1 A53 Drum
•  TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry *
Call number: QD71 T75 Drum
   
   

Inorganic Chemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Inorganic Chemistry: QD151.2...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Basic Inorganic Chemistry QD151.2 .C69 1995
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: QD151.2 G52.
Gmelin's Handbuch der Anorganischen Chemie.
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Inorganic Chemistry: *
Call number: QD1 I615 Drum
Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry. QD1 J945 Drum
•  Useful Websites:
•  Washington State University: Inorganic chemistry teaching resources
•  What you need to know about chemistry

Organic Chemistry

UCI Library Resources:
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Organic Chemistry: QD251.2...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Vogel's Textbook of Practical Organic Chemistry. QD261 V63 1989
Advanced Organic Chemistry. QD251.2 M37 1992
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: QD 246 D537
Dictionary of Organic Compounds.
Web Resources:
•  Important Journals:
•  Journal of Organic Chemistry: *
Call number: QD241 J6 Drum
•  Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry: *
Call number: QD476 J64 Drum
•  Useful Websites:
•  ChemnetBase *
•  Common Definitions and Terms in Organic Chemistry
•  Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide

Biochemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC and NLM call numbers for Biochemistry: QU 4...,
also try QH345..., QD 415...
please use UC Library Search catalog to locate titles.
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Biochemistry. QU18.2 P389r 2011
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: QD 415 A25 B713 1997
Concise Encyclopedia of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Analytical Biochemistry: *
Call number: W1 AN278 Drum
•  Journal of Biochemistry: *
Call number: W1 JO155 Drum
•  Useful Websites:
•  Biochemistry
   

Physical Chemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Physical Chemistry textbooks: QD453.2...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: QD453.2 .M394 1997 
Physical chemistry: a Molecular Approach.
•  Reference Sources:
Reaxys - (Gmelin's Handbuch der Anorganischen Chemie)
Web Resources
Important Journals:
•  Journal of Physical Chemistry A: *
Call number: QD1 J951
•  Journal of Physical Chemistry B: *
Call number: QD1 J952
•  Useful Websites:
•  Yahoo:Science, Chemistry & Physical Chemistry
   

Electrochemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Electrochemistry: QD 552.5...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: QD553 .B37 2001 
Electrochemical Methods: Fundamentals and Applications.
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: Dictionary of Electrochemistry. QD 552.5 H53 1984
CRC Handbook series in Organic Electrochemistry. QD272.E4 C17
CRC Handbook series in Inorganic Electrochemistry. QD557 .C73
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Bioelectrochemistry and Bioenergetics: *
Call number: W1 BI475 Drum
•  Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry: *
Call number: QD 551 J6 Drum
   
   
   

Computational Chemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Computational Chemistry: QD 39.3...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Computational Chemistry: Reviews of Current Trends. QD 39.3 M3 C66 
Introduction to Computational Chemistry. QD455.3.E4 J46 1999 
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: QD39.3.E46 E53 1998
Encyclopedia of computational chemistry.
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Journal of Computational Chemistry: *
Call number: QD 39.3 E46 J68 Drum
•  Reviews in Computational Chemistry.
Call number: QD 39.5 E46 R48 Drum
•  Useful Websites:
•  Computational Chemistry List (CLL)
   

Chemical Engineering

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Chemical Engineering: TP 9...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: An Introduction to Industrial Chemistry. TP155 I57 1991 
Perry's Chemical Engineer's Handbook. TP151 P45 1997 
•  Reference Sources: *
Call number: TP 9 E685
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology:
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Chemical and Engineering News: *
Call number: TP 1 C35 Drum
•  AIChE Journal: *
Call number: TP 1 A38 Drum
•  Useful Websites:
•  Chemical Engineering
   

Atmospheric Chemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Atmospheric Chemistry: QC879.6...
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Global Biogeochemical Cycles in the Climate System. QH344 .G595 2001 
Principles of Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry. QC861.2 G66 1995 
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: QC879.72 C343 Drum
Ozone Data for the World.
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry: *
Call number: QC 879.6 J68 Drum
•  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences: *
Call number: QC851 J68 Drum
•  Journal of Climate: *
Call number: QC851 J623 Drum
•  Tellus. Series B, Chemical and physical meteorology: *
Call number: QC 801 T412 Drum
•  Useful Websites:
•  Visible Earth
    

Environmental Chemistry

UCI Library Resources
•  Where?:
Call number: LC for Environmental Chemistry are in QD33 and TP196 so please use UC Library Search to locate titles.
•  Textbooks:
Call number: Chemistry, An Environmental Perspective. QD33 B8885 1994 
Environmental Chemistry. TD193 .M36 2000 
Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice. TP155 .A657 2000 
•  Reference Sources:
Call number: Handbook of chemical risk assessment: health hazards to humans, plants, and animals. TD196.C45 E38 2000
Dictionary of environmentally important chemicals. TD196.C45 A9 1998
Web Resources
•  Important Journals:
•  Handbook of Environmental Chemistry: *
Call number: QD31 H335 
•  Environmental Chemistry.
Call number: QD1 E56 Drum - vol.1 - vol. 2 - vol. 3
•  Useful Websites:
•  EnvironmentalChemistry.com