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Basic Chemistry
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Quick start
Search the TWC Search using the subject headings below to locate library materials or simply follow the call number on the shelves to find books on:
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Subject Keywords
Call Number
Chemistry (General)
Laboratories (Including techniques and operations)
Analytical chemistry
Organic chemistry
Physical and theoretical chemistry
Search for terminology or basic ideas of the subject by using Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks.
Call Number
Handbook of chemical elements and compounds
Handbook of chemistry, biochemistry and biology : new frontiers
Handbook of organic chemistry
Oxford dictionary of chemistry
Featured Printed Books
Call Number
RS403 .H37 2013
QD251.3 .V36 2014
QD31.3 .C38 2019
QD415 .C69 2014
RB40 .C576 2018
RB40 .S85 2018
QD31.2 .C43 2014
QD33.2 .B38 2013
QD31.3 B48 2014
RM301.12 .R46 2016
QD31.3 .S55 2013
QD31.3 .C37 2015
Featured e-Books
*Tip: To find more e-books, search the TWC Search. See Library Website > Guides & Tutorials > Library Guides & Tutorials > Find e-books via TWC Search.
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Featured e-books
Use SFX to find the fulltext articles on Basic Chemistry.
Use the Library e-Databases to find journal articles from popular and scholarly journals, newspapers, conference papers and other publications and collections.
Find more in Library Website > E-Resources > A-Z List or Subject List.
Warning: Excessive downloading is prohibited.
Major e-databases are listed below.
Academic Search Premier [Access via EBSCOhost]
Multi-disciplinary database including medical science journals.
CINAHL Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
A comprehensive source of full text nursing & allied health journals.
JoVE Science Education Video
A video library dedicated to teaching the practice and theory of scientific experiments through engaging and easy-to-understand visual demonstrations.
Medline Complete [Access via EBSCOhost]
Provides full text for academic journals on authoritative medical information on medicine, dentistry, nursing, radiology, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences.
Science Direct College Edition – Health & Life Science
Provides access to resources on health & life science including nursing, medicine, pharmacology, Veterinary Science, and Veterinary Medicine etc.
Internet Resources
General Resources
  • ChemCollective Resources
    The ChemCollective is a collection of virtual labs, scenario-based learning activities, tutorials, and concept tests.
  • Chemistry Courses
    Find free online chemistry courses covering a broad range of topics from quantum mechanics to the science behind what we eat.
  • Compound Interest
    Compound Interest is the home to the colorful range of infographics that the always circling social media. The website aims to explore everyday chemical compounds.
  • General Chemistry
    General Chemistry 1 is a highly interactive and engaging course that covers all topics typical of first semester General Chemistry.
  • Introduction to Chemistry
    An introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; chemical problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry.
  • Introduction to Chemistry: Reactions and Ratios
    An introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; basic concepts involved in chemical reactions, stoichiometry, the periodic table, periodic trends, nomenclature, and chemical problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry as needed for many science, health, and policy professions.
  • Introduction to Chemistry: Structures and Solutions
    An introductory course for students with limited background in chemistry; basic concepts such as atomic and molecular structure, solutions, phases of matter, and quantitative problem solving will be emphasized with the goal of preparing students for further study in chemistry.
  • Learn Chemistry
    A free resource for Chemistry teachers and students of all levels, including higher education, hosted by Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • Literacy in Science
    The website consists of a comprehensive support system to help provide a stimulating learning environment for students, content and language teachers. It also aims to help teachers become conversant with disciplinary genres and the linguistic and pedagogical resources suitable in a second language learning environment.
  • Medline Plus
    MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site offering reliable and up-to-date health information for patients, their families and friends.
  • PLOS Biology
    PLOS Biology features works of exceptional significance, originality, and relevance in all areas of biological science, from molecules to ecosystems, including works at the interface of other disciplines, such as chemistry, medicine, and mathematics.
  • PubChem
    PubChem is a database of chemical molecules and their activities against biological assays. It mostly contains small molecules, but also larger molecules such as nucleotides, carbohydrates, lipids, peptides, and chemically-modified macromolecules.
  • PubMed
    PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
  • Science.gov
    Science.gov is a gateway to government science information provided by U.S. Government science agencies, including research and development results.
Online Videos
Open Access Journals/Reports/Books

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