Chemistry Research Guide

Articles and databases

Find articles on chemistry


Science Direct (Elsevier)

peer-reviewed journals in physical and life sciences

SpringerLink Journals

peer-reviewed journals in life and physical sciences

Wiley Interscience

peer-reviewed journals in physical and life sciences

Others to consider:

Academic OneFile

nterdisciplinary coverage journals and magazines

Annual Reviews Backfile

authoritative scientific review articles synthesizing prior research

Biological Abstracts

life science and biomedical research literature

Google Scholar

broadly interdisciplinary coverage of scholarly publication

OneSearch - Articles

Books and background reading

Books in the CSUMB Library

OneSearch lists books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection.

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Books at other libraries


CSU OneSearch to search library catalogs of the 23 California State University campuses.

Also consider:

MOBAC Monterey Bay Regional Library Catalogs to search library catalogs in the Monterey Bay region

Melvyl to search library catalogs of the University of California

WorldCat to search library catalogs from around the world.

CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using the catalogs above.

Selected online encyclopedias

Chemistry: Foundations and Applications

Gale Encyclopedia of Science

Search chemistry encyclopedias


Websites for chemistry and related fields

American Chemical Society

Chemical Education Digital Library

Chemical Information and databases from the US National Library of Medicine

ChemDex directory of Internet chemistry sites from the Univerisity of Sheffield

Science.Gov portal to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies

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