SciFinder is a research discovery applications for chemistry. Use it to research topics and find information on substances and reactions.
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A great place to start your research
Provide definitions, introductory information, facts, vocabulary/keywords, names
Preferred over Wikipedia by your instructors
Include citations for your bibliography!
Collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks
Sections of books can be very helpful in discovering more about a subject. Search the BC3 Library Catalog for both print and ebooks, or search for ebooks in our two collections.
The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for biological study and research. Print books and some of the ebooks are listed in the BC3 Library Catalog where you will find Dewey call numbers to locate books on the shelves (lower level of the library) and links to connect you to e-books. E-books can also be searched separately in our two e-book collections: e-Book Central by Proquest and e-Book Collection by EBSCO.
Browsing the Stacks
You will find Biology books numbered 500-599, Dewey's science section. shelving system on the lower level. It is subdivided as follows.
540 Chemistry & Allied Sciences
550 Earth sciences & geology
560 Fossils & prehistoric life
Click the smiling Librarian to view how to quickly scan and evaluate an academic article.