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Chemistry Writing - Spring 2019 (21:160:350): Find Books

This guide was specifically created for Dr. Jenny Lockard's class - Spring 2019

Find Books

Use the QuickSearch box (below) to find books, videos, media, microforms, and other materials located on all Rutgers campuses. 
  • If you are looking for a specific book, it is best to use Advanced Search to:
    • Browse by Title
    • Search by:
      • ISBN
      • Title AND Author
  • If you would like to find books about a topic you are interested in, it is best to search by: Subject / Any field
For further information about how to use QiuckSearch, please visit the QuickSearch Help page or Ask-a-Librarian.

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FirstSearch / WorldCat

Want to search for books beyond what the Rutgers University Libraries owns or subscribes to? Use FirstSearch or WorldCat, a catalog of library collections from around the world:

Ask-A-Librarian

There are several ways to seek help from a librarian:

What if the book is located at another Rutgers library?

If the book you want is not available in your library, but is available through another Rutgers library, you can have it delivered to you at your library, free of charge:

  1. From within the QuickSearch system, search for the book.
  2. Sign in to view request options, then click the Request Item button. 
  3. For Pickup Location, select your preferred library - or choose Personal Delivery to your Home Address.

What if Rutgers doesn't own the book you want?

If Rutgers University Libraries does not own or subscribe to the book you want (or it's already been checked out by someone else), see if it is available through E-ZBorrow.  If not, see if it is available through UBorrow.  If you are unsuccessful in finding the book in either system, request it via Interlibrary Loan.

Cooperative Borrowing Agreements

Rutgers also has cooperative borrowing agreements with a number of other libraries:

Reference Materials

Reference books such as encyclopedias are a great place to do some preliminary research.  You can get a good overview about your topic, perhaps narrow down your topic if it was too broad before, and most importantly, identify seach terms to use when you begin your search for books and/or articles.

For a list of some of the print and online chemistry-related reference works available at Rutgers University Libraries, please visit: https://libguides.rutgers.edu/chemistry/find-books

Interested in browsing the shelves?

If you are interested in browsing the shelves of the library for books, keep in mind the Library of Congress classification system:

Section of Library
Topic
QD   Chemistry
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 & Theoretical Chemistry
QD 625-655 Radiation Chemistry
QD 701-731 Photochemistry
QD 901-999 Crystallography

 

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