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Library resources for Chemistry

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Guides and help

The Royal Society of Chemistry - How to read a journal article on their Higher Education Resources area can help you read and understand journal articles.


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Useful shelf numbers

Library books are arranged by the Dewey Decimal classification scheme whereby each subject is represented by a number.

You wil find books on the same subject will have the same number. The shelfmark is preceded by the letter  D  and will be followed by 3 letters, which are usually the first 3 letters of the author's name. 

Here are some useful chemistry shelfmarks.

D 543 Analytical Chemistry

D 546 Inorganic Chemistry

D 547 Organic Chemistry

D 574.19 Biochemistry

D 615 Pharmacology and therapeutics

D 660.2 Chemical engineering


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