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CHM 238: General Organic Chemistry Lab II: Polytech campus


Chemical Information

Medical Information

ACS Style Guide

Sample ACS journal citation without article title:

Klingler, J. Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 2755–2768.

Learning Objectives

In this library session, students will learn about:

  • the literature in chemical and medical professions,
  • important ASU Library accounts (interlibrary loan, RefWorks, SciFinder), and
  • specialized databases such as SciFinder and PubMed to find chemical and medical information.

Your Library Accounts

Access these three accounts under 'My Accounts' on the ASU Library home page, http://lib.asu.edu

For searching chemical information, a SciFinder account is also necessary:


Getting Started

In order to thoroughly research your compound, you will need the following:

  • Compound name
    • Approved by your instructor
    • Synonyms
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number

This information can be found in the following resources:

Finding Named Reactions

Your Librarian

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Sam Dyal
DPC Library L1-39
Downtown Phoenix Campus

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