. A collection of online chemistry reference materials, including essential texts such as the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
and the Combined Chemical Dictionary
. Many of these resources feature the ability to search by structure. Check out the "information" button beneath each individual resource on the CHEMnetBASE main page for a tutorial of how to use each item.
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)
. A peer-reviewed video journal with step-by-step descriptions of chemistry laboratory methods.
IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology
. Also known as the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) "Gold Book." This resource is an authoritative collection of definitions on chemical nomenclature and terminology.
Kirk-Othmer Encylopeida of Chemical Technology
. A wide scope of articles on chemical substances including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. Entries are detailed and comprehensive. New articles are added to this encyclopedia as they are submitted and accepted.
ULLMANN'S Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
. A living encyclopedia with more than 1,000 articles about topics in chemistry, chemical engineering, and life sciences. Articles in this encyclopedia are long, relatively detailed entries. New articles are added to the encyclopedia as they are submitted and accepted.
NIST Chemistry WebBook
. An online resource developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology that complies a variety of physical and chemical property data on known chemicals and reactions. This WebBook is widely used by scientists, engineers, and educators, and it is freely accessible to the public.
Chemist's Companion - A Handbook of Practical Data, Techniques, and References
(Gordon, Ford; 1972). A timeless compilation of reference data relevant to laboratory work and experimental design in E-book format.
Purification of Laboratory Chemicals
(Armarego, 8th Edition, 2017). A favorite guide for chemistry students with information about how to purify reagents for use in synthesis work in E-book format. Note that while this book is a good place to start looking for purification protocols, it's often important to search the primary literature for the latest, updated methods.