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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

Chemistry at Wellesley


Image: Structural formula for Caffeine


Chemistry @ Wellesley

IUPAC 100 Logo Competition!

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019.  As part of the year-long festivities, they're holding a contest for a logo to celebrate this milestone.

Check it out!  Deadline is 1 February 2017.


Welcome to the subject research guide for Chemistry!

This guide will assist you in conducting research in Chemistry. Use the tabs above to navigate through the guide. If you have any questions about doing basic or in-depth research relating to chemistry, please contact me (contact information on the right).


Tabs Table of Contents:

  • Home - Welcome, Catalog Search, SuperSearch, Chemistry at Wellesley, IUPAC 100 Logo Competition, Librarian Contact Information
  • Find Background Information - Print and Online Reference Materials
  • Find Books - Catalog Search, Catalog Tips, Interlibrary Loan
  • Find Articles - Key Databases, SuperSearch, SuperSearch Tips, Types of Articles, Science Research in the News, Interlibrary Loan
  • Citing Sources - Citation Style Guides, Managers, and Generators
  • Find Spectra - Print and online sources
  • Help - Library and Technology Help and Contact Information
  • Professional Societies - Valuable opportunities for career development and networking

The Lewis Dot Structure for Hydrochloric Acid

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SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more precision inside this subject area, go to the key databases on the Find Articles page.


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