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Chemistry Collection in the Library

Chemistry reference books (i.e., CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics, Merck Index, etc.) are located in the Research Services Department, on the 2nd floor of the Mitchell Memorial Library.

Older chemistry journals are kept in the Bound Journals area, on the1st floor of the library. All journals are shelved alphabetically.

When searching the library's online catalog for a book, you will find a call number and location for that book. Materials on Chemistry are primarily located in the QD call number area on the 3rd floor. Further breakdown is as follows:

QD 1-999


QD 1-65

General (including alchemy)

QD 72-142

Analytical chemistry

QD 146-197

Inorganic chemistry

QD 241-441

Organic chemistry

QD 415-436


QD 450-801

Physical and theoretical chemistry

QD 901-999


To search for a specific book or browse journal titles, use the online catalog.