Chemistry: Environmental

Scholarly Literature: Books and Journals

Database Description
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Search through all of our databases and catalogs, simultaneously. Use limits on the left side of the search results to limit to books or other formats.
ebrary Ebook CentralSample search for e-books with "environmental chemistry" in the title.
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Scholarly Journal Article Databases

Database Description
academic search premier Academic Search Premier
A multi-disciplinary database.
AE Access Engineering
Use for chemical engineering research.
applied science and technology source Applied Science & Technology Source
Covers scholarly journals, trade and industrial publications.
environment complete Environment Complete
Use for secondary law resources (scholarly journal articles) from both domestic and international journals.
greenfile GreenFILE
Covers aspects of human impact to the environment.
agriculture collection Agriculture Collection
From animal feeds to zoonotic diseases, Agriculure Collection yields information in all agricultural-related areas for every kind of agricultural researcher.
environmental studies and policy collection Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
science direct ScienceDirect
Scientific and technical scholarly research articles.
To get articles you "order the document" (no fee for MMA students, faculty and staff), or fill out the online form. Enter your contact information, and the library will email you the articles within 1-3 days


EPA Test Methods
How To Understand SDSs - Cornell University
     Chemical manufacturers are required by law to supply "Safety Data Sheets" (OSHA Form 174 or its equivalent) upon request by their customers.
CAS Registry number
     Common Chemistry™ from Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is a web resource that contains CAS Registry Numbers for approximately 7,900 chemicals of widespread general public interest.
Spectral Database for Organic Compounds, SDBS - AIST, Japan
     SDBS integrated spectral database includes electron impact Mass (EI-MS), Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR), 1H nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), 13C NMR, laser Raman, and an electron spin resonance (ESR) spectra
Nomenclature: Color Books
    Nomenclature of Inorganic Chemistry - IUPAC Recommendations, 2005
    Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry - IUPAC
    Recommendations on Organic & Biochemical Nomenclature, Symbols & Terminology - IUPAC

American Chemical Society (ACS) Style

Avoid Plagiarism - Cite Your Sources The ACS Style Guide (American Chemistry Society) is the primary style guide used to cite reference resources in research papers in Chemistry. A print copy of the ACS style guide is on On Reserve at the Library’s Service Desk; ask for QD 8.5 .A25 2006 [RESERVES]

ACS Resources Online

ACS Style Guide - this is the full online guide from ACS
ACS : American Chemical Society Style Guide - brief guidelines
ACS Citation Style: Brief Examples
CAS Source Index (CASSI) Search Tool - Use to identify journal titles and abbreviations for publications indexed by the American Chemical Society

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