To find books, theses and serial publications, use
a PAC terminal and conduct a search for author, title or
subject. For the correct subject heading consult the
Library of Congress Subject Headings (located near the Sci.
Ref. Desk) or a science librarian. Some important subject
headings are CHEMISTRY, ORGANIC; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS;
KETONES; ORGANIC BASES, etc.
QD8.5 Chemical Publications, Their Nature and Use.
M44 1982 A guide to the chemical literature. Covers
Sci Ref primary, secondary, and tertiary sources and
computerized information retrieval.
QD8.5 How to Find Chemical Information: a Guide for
M34 1987 Practicing Chemists, Educators, and Students.
Sci Ref A comprehensive guide emphasizing the classical
tools, significant newer resources, and other
methods of accessing chemical information.
QD8.5 The Literature Matrix of Chemistry.
358 1982 A guide focusing on the value, scope, and
Sci Ref content of the literature of chemistry.
TP1 Chemical & Engineering News.
C35 A weekly publication including review articles
and important current news.
Index Chemical Titles.
Chem A concordance to research and a current
Sci Ref awareness service covering 750 journals. Contains
alphabetical keyword and author indices. Entries
include citation and partial table of contents.
TP1 Chemical Week.
C37 A weekly chemical news magazine. Contains
information on new technology and on new patents.
Index Current Contents. Physical, Chemical & Earth
6B Lists table of contents of the latest issues
Sci Ref of 800 journals. Comments on a current topic;
contains a digest of press releases; and features
table of contents of new, multivolume books.
Includes title word index, author index and
address directory, and a list of publishers. -
QD241 Tetrahedron Letters.
T42 An international letter journal. Publishes
scholarly articles faster than other professional
Indexes and Abstracts
Index Analytical Abstracts.
Chem Covers all branches of analytical chemistry.
Sci Ref Indexes journals, books, patents, conference
proceedings; includes reviews. Arranged in
sections; section "C" contains organic
chemistry. Has alphabetical author index; a
guide providing preferred index terms; and subject
index listing organic substances under the parent
compound followed by the substituent groups. -
Index Chemical Abstracts.
Table A comprehensive index to the chemical litera-
7A ture: journals, books, patents, and other docu-
Sci Ref ments. Arranged in 80 sections; organic chemistry
is covered in sections 21-46. Covers processes,
nomenclature, computer applications, reviews;
physical organic chemistry (mechanism and
kinetics); oliphatic & alicyclic compounds; ben-
zenes, organometallics, polymers, textiles, etc.
May be accessed by subject, substance, formula,
patent, author, and ring systems indices. -
Index Cumulated Index Medicus.
Table An index to the international biomedical liter-
2A ature with strong biochemical coverage. Lists
Sci Ref articles, letters, editorials and contains records
of 22,000 chemicals. The Supplementary Chemical
Records volume lists the name, RN num er,
synonyms, pharmacological action terms and infor-
mation notes for each substance. - Available
online and on CD-ROM.
Index Science Citation Index.
Table Multidisciplinary and international indexing of
1B the sciences. Covers chemistry, biochemistry,
Sci Ref pharmacology, toxicology, etc. Indexes journals,
books, book reviews, and patents. Consists of
three parts: source index (search by author);
pemuterm subject index (subject and key-word
approach); and citation index (search by specific
reference). - Available online.
are published at regular intervals; contain
current material; and disseminate information fast. Some
important journals for organic chemists are:
Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry (QD400.J6)
Journal of Organic Chemistry (QD241.J6)
Journal of Organometallic Chemistry (QD411.J65)
ACS Journal (QD1.A54)
are surveys of the development and progress in
a certain field, in a given period of time. Some represent-
ative titles are:
Advances in Alicyclic Chemistry (QD301.A3)
Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry (QD321.A2)
Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry (QD400.A18)
Advances in Physical Organic Chemistry (QD476.A4)
Organic Reaction Mechanisms (QD258.O82)
Topics in Stereochemistry (QD481.T6)
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