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Chemistry: Getting Started

Suggested information resources (print and online) on chemicals and chemical topics: biochemistry, environmental and organic chemistry, patents, spectra, and biographical information.


Science Elements (ACS)

Weekly digest of cutting edge research


Chemical Properties (Books)

Hazardous Chemicals

skull & crossbones

Chemical Data & Properties on the Web

CAS Registry file - Substances searchable through SciFinder Scholar - Search by "Chemical Substance." (see above)

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