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The BC3 Library has several options for finding articles on chemistry topics. Below are individual chemistry journal subscriptions and databases that index chemistry journals.
How to Get the Full-Text Article
Often, databases will only include a citation to an article and not the full-text. Use the BC3 Library's Request an Article form to request a copy of the article and receive it by email, usually within 24-48 hours, free of charge: Request an Article
This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.
SciFinder is a research discovery applications for chemistry. Use it to research topics and find information on substances and reactions.
First-time users need to register You need to do this while on the BC3 campus. If you have not registered to SciFinder, copy this link into your browser's address bar and complete the registration form:
PubMed is the premier index to medical literature. It is a free resource developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed provides free access to MEDLINE, links to full-text articles found in PubMed Central or at publisher websites, and other related resources. PubMed also provides Clinical Queries search filters, and Special Queries pages.
Ebook Central is a collection of academic eBooks from leading publishers. It covers the arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology and the social sciences.
Google Scholar includes both books and articles. Be careful when selecting that the source is reputable. If an article is not made freely available online, remember that you can use the BC3 Library's Request an Article service to request it and we will do our best to obtain it and email it to you - free of charge.
The BC3 Library has both print and electronic books for chemistry. They are all 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
Most chemistry books in the library can be found in the 540-548 area of the shelves, lower level.