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Welcome to the subject research guide for Chemistry!
This guide will assist you in conducting research and in using the Wellesley College Library resources and services effectively. Use the tabs above to start exploring the variety of tools and resources to assist you with your research.
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List of Professional Organizations
American Chemical Society
ACS is one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with more than 155,000 members in 150 countries. Their mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people.
Undergraduate Chemistry Students (ACS)
Find resources for undergraduate students, student members, ACS student chapters, and faculty advisors at two- and four-year institutions.
Northeastern Section Younger Chemists Committee (ACS)
NSYCC 9s devoted to the professional advancement of younger chemists in industry, government laboratories, undergraduate/graduate school, and post-doctoral positions.
ACS Women Chemists Committee
The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) serves the membership of the American Chemical Society. It's mission is to attract, retain, develop, promote, and advocate for women to positively impact diversity, equity and inclusion in the Society and the profession.
ACS Women Chemists of Color Program
The ACS Women Chemists of Color Program empowers women chemists of color to maximize their opportunities in the chemical profession while cultivating an environment that fully engages these members.
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
The AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Their leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
The IUPAC is about much more than nomenclature and the naming of elements. They provide objective scientific expertise for the resolution of critical global issues that involve every aspect of chemistry, all of which have societal impact.
Student Library Research Awards
2021 submissions are open!
These awards were created to reward students who take the time to develop a thoughtful, methodical, and scholarly approach to the research needed for their papers and projects, as well as to encourage students to develop good research techniques.
Find out more at the Student Library Research Awards site