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Literature of Chemistry: Recommended Titles for Undergraduate Library Collections
Judith A. Douville
Item Number: 978-0-8389-8308-9
 
Publisher: ACRL
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204 pages
8.5" x 11"
Softcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-8308-9
Year Published: 2005
Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Topics
1. Guides to the Literature
2. Abstracting and Indexing Services
3. Encyclopedias
4. Dictionaries
5. Foreign Language Dictionaries
6. Handbooks and Tables of Data
7. Directories
8. Style Guide
9. Biographies
10. History of Chemistry
11. Chemistry Today
12. The Future of Chemistry
13. Safety Literature
14. Problem Manuals and Other Computer Aids

Chapter 2. General and Applied Sciences
1. Guides to the Literature
2. Abstracting and Indexing Services
3. General Encyclopedias
4. Dictionaries, Including Foreign Language
5. Handbooks and Data Compilations
6. Directories
7. Formularies (ARecipe Books@)
8. Book Selection Media
9. Biographical Directories
10. Bibliographies
11. History of Science
12. Translations
13. Meeting Directories and Calendars

Chapter 3. Analytical Chemistry
1. Guide to the Literature
2. Abstracting and Indexing Service
3. Nomenclature
4. Encyclopedias
5. General Handbooks and Data Compilations
6. Reviews
7. Analytical Methods
   A. Standard Methods
   B. General Methods
8. Special Topics
   A. Chromatography
   B. Spectroscopy
   C. Polarography
   D. X-Ray Analysis
9. Treatises
10. Sampling and Statistical Methodology
11. History and Bibliography
12. Problem Manuals and Software

Chapter 4. Physical Chemistry
1. Literature Retrieval
2. Encyclopedias
3. Dictionary
4. General Handbooks
5. Databases and Literature Reviews
6. Treatises, Monographs, and Advanced Textbooks
   A. Thermodynamics
   B. Catalysis
   C. Photochemistry
   D. Quantum Chemistry
   E. Other Special Topics
7. Bibliographies
8. Physicochemical Calculations
9. Physicochemical Properties and Data Compilations
   A. Physical Property Data
   B. Azeotropes, Solutions, and Colloids
   C. The Chemical Bond
   D. Surfaces and Interfaces
   E. Crystallography
   F. Electrochemistry and Molten Salts
   G. Thermochemical and Thermophysical Data
   H. Atomic and Molecular Data
10. Laboratory Texts and Manuals
11. Problem Manuals and Physical Chemistry Software

Chapter 5. Organic Chemistry
1. Guides to the Literature
2. Bibliographies, Indexes, and Reviews
3. Nomenclature
4. Encyclopedias
5. Dictionaries
6. Handbooks and Tables of Data
7. History
8. Compilations and Treatises
9. Structure and Properties: Electronic/Physical
10. Synthetic Methods
11. Reactions
12. Organic Chemistry of Special Elements
13. Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
   A. Spectroscopy
   B. Stereochemistry
   C. Heterocyclics
   D. Chemistry of Natural Products, Including Alkaloids
   E. Organometallics and Coordination Compounds
14. Organic Analytical Procedures
15. Laboratory Procedure Manuals
16. Safety in the Organic Laboratory
17. Problem Manuals

Chapter 6. Inorganic Chemistry
1. Guides to the Literature
2. General Surveys
3. Nomenclature
4. Encyclopedias
5. Dictionary
6. Handbooks and Tables of Data
7. Recent Advances and Reviews
8. Compilations and Treatises
9. Structure and Properties
10. Synthetic Methods
11. Reactions
12. Special Topics
   A. Spectroscopy
   B. Solid State Chemistry
   C. Organometallic Chemistry
   D. Lanthanides, Actinides, and Nuclear Chemistry
   E. Chemistry of Specific Elements
   F. Analytical Methods and Procedures, Including Chromatography

Chapter 7. Environmental Chemistry
1. Guides to the Literature
2. Periodicals and Journals
3. General Environmental Chemistry
4. Dictionaries and Encyclopedia
5. Handbooks and Desk References
6. Chemical Analysis of Environmental Samples
7. Special Topics in Environmental Chemistry
   A. Pesticides and Agrochemicals
   B. Air Pollution and Atmospheric Chemistry
   C. Soil and Water Chemistry
   D. Metals
   E. Hazardous Materials Handling
   F. Toxicology
   G. Regulatory and Legislative Concerns
   H. Environmental Chemistry Databases
   I. Chemical Safety Software

Chapter 8. Industrial Chemistry
1. Guides to the Literature
2. Handbooks and Encyclopedias
3. Dictionaries and Thesauri
4. History and Development of Chemical Industry
5. Product Sources
6. Economic and Financial Information
   A. Monographic Sources
   B. Selected Periodical Sources
7. Statistical Information
8. Standards and Specifications
9. Treatises and Comprehensive Works
10. Special Topics in Industrial Chemistry
   A. Chemical Technology
      1. Handbooks and Data Compilations
      2. Treatises
      3. Chemical Hazards and Environmental Management
   B. Minerals and Metals
      1. Periodicals
      2. Abstracting Services
      3. Directory and Atlas
      4. Handbooks and Statistical Compilations
      5. Treatises
   C. Perfumes, Oils, and Waxes
   D. Glass and Ceramics
   E. Plastics
      1. Dictionaries
      2. Handbooks
      3. Encyclopedias
      4. History and Development
      5. Processing
      6. Properties
      7. Applications
      8. Environmental Considerations
   F. Petrochemicals
   G. Rubber and Composite Materials
   H. Leather, Textiles, Dyes, and Nonwoven Fibers
   I. Paper and Wood Products
   J. Coatings and Adhesives

Chapter 9. Polymer Chemistry
1. Guides to the Literature
2. General Resources
3. Nomenclature
4. Encyclopedias
5. Handbooks
6. Dictionaries
7. Directory
8. History
9. Treatises and Comprehensive Works
10. Advances and Reviews
11. New Techniques in Polymer Chemistry
12. Characterization of Polymers
   A. General Methods
   B. Spectroscopy
   C. Miscellaneous Methods
13. Mechanical and Chemical Behavior of Polymers
14. Physical and Chemical Properties of Polymers
15. Multicomponent Systems
16. Applications of Polymer Science
17. Environmental Considerations

Chapter 10. Biological Chemistry
1. Guides to the Literature
2. Abstracting and Indexing Services
3. Encyclopedias
4. Nomenclature
5. Dictionaries
6. Glossaries
7. Handbooks
8. Review Literature
9. History
10. Standards and Preparations
11. Laboratory Methods
12. Tables of Data
13. Treatises
14. Special Topics
   A. Proteins
   B. Lipid Biochemistry
   C. Foods, Nutrition, and Medicine
   D. Toxicology and Environmental Concerns
   E. Plant and Animal Biochemistry
   F. Steroids
15. Laboratory Safety
16. Problem Manual

Chapter 11. Internet Resources in Chemistry
1. Guides to the Internet
   A. Printed Materials
   B. Internet Resources
2. Chemical Information Resources
3. Resources for Educators in Chemistry
4. Chemical Industry-related Sites
5. Chemically Related Sites
6. Societies and Organizations

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