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UC Irvine Chemistry has 44 faculty members, 215 graduate students, 50 postdoctoral fellows, and provide internationally-recognized programs in a friendly, informal setting; our annual research funding exceeds $10 million dollars.

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ChemWiki - UC Davis

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The ChemWiki is a collaborative approach toward chemistry education where an Open Access textbook environment is constantly being written and re-written by students and faculty members resulting in a free Chemistry textbook to supplant conventional paper-based books. The development of the ChemWiki is currently directed by UC Davis Professor Delmar Larsen.

Basic Chemistry

Definitions, Periodic Tables

Searching Computer Databases

Chemical Abstracts, Crossfire Beilstein/Gmelin, Web of Science, Engineering Index, Powder Diffraction Files


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  • 230 Science Library
  • Office: 949-824-9732