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Chemistry: A Guide to Research Resources: Home

About this guide

This Guide brings together important research resources for Chemistry. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.

Different types of resources are available via the navigation bar, above.

For help with finding chemistry research materials, please contact the Subject Librarian for Chemistry.

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There are Library sessions and workshops provided specifically for Postgraduate students. For more information and to register go to our Zoom workshops.

Information sessions 10-11am (via Zoom) on Wednesdays

  • 26 Jan, 28 Sep - Postgraduate Library Services An introduction to Library support, recommended resources and services.
  • 23 Feb, 26 Oct - Effective Search Strategies - Learn how to search recommended databases for relevant literature, and manage your results
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  • 27 Apr, 23 Nov - Researcher Profiles - Building an online profile to promote your research, and yourself.

Hands-on Workshops 10-11.30am (via Zoom) on Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • 19 May, 6 Oct - Research Data Management - Make sense of the complexity around data storage, description, re-use and archiving (face-to-face only). 
  • 3 May, 11 Oct - Getting published - Practical tips for postgraduates. Learn how to develop a publishing strategy and identify the right journals for submission. 
  • 5 May, 13 Oct - Impact Metrics - Understand tools that explain impact factors and ranking for what to read, and where to publish. 

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Featured Chemistry Resource

Here is the free complete open-access version of the long-standing peer-reviewed journal, Organic Syntheses.

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