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Research Fundamentals: Books and E-Books

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Books and E-Books

Finding Books

Library Catalog (Search Books, E-books, Journals, Videos, & More)

Some e-book services:

Knovel has over 700 handbooks, databases, encyclopedias, reference books, and standards from the world's leading publishers and professional societies in engineering, biotechnology, life sciences, chemistry and materials. Knovel's productivity tools, (including interactive tables, graphs and live equations) allow users to work within Knovel to analyze the data they find. The Chemistry and Chemical Engineering collection has a wide variety of titles to browse. Requires UF Authentication
Books 24x7 contains thousands of digitized "best-in-class" reference books, research reports, documentation and articles through the Referenceware platform. Requires UF Authentication
E-books from a variety of disciplines and publishers on the EBSCOhost platform. Requires UF Authentication
Taylor & Francis ebooks has over 2000 cutting-edge and bestselling e-books in chemistry, as well as filters available to browse by sub-discipline. HINT: Check the box on the side panel for "Show content I have access to" to filter the UF-subscribed e-books. Requires UF Authentication

Off campus connection

Requires UF Authentication Connecting from off campus? You will need UF authentication to access many of the electronic resources in this guide, including databases, journal articles, and e-books. Learn how to connect.

Chemistry browsing guide

Browsing Guide

Most Chemistry books are on the 4th Floor in the Marston Science Library. Journals are on the 3rd floor. Materials in Marston are organized according to Library of Congress call numbers, and most of the chemistry resources are categorized in the QD section. Use the below chart to determine the relevant call number range. Otherwise, search the library catalog to find books by subject, title and author.

Call Number Subject
QD 1-65 General chemistry
QD 71-142 Analytical chemistry 
QD 146-197  Inorganic chemistry
QD 241-441  Organic chemistry
QD 415-436 Biochemistry
QD 450-801  Physical and theoretical chemistry
QD 901-999 Crystallography 
TP 1-1185 Chemical technology
TP 155-945 Chemical engineering, manufacture, and industry
TP 1080-1185 Polymers and polymer manufacture
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