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What's in the Guide


Welcome to the Chemistry Research Guide!

Welcome! My name is Ian Gordon and I am the Liaison Librarian for Chemistry. Please browse the attached lists of often used and most popular Library databases, books, e-books, full-text databases and selected Internet web resources.

If you need further assistance please book an appointment using the tab on the left side of this page or e-mail, or phone me at 905 688 5550 ext. 3088. 

ChemDraw software is available to the Brock Community to assist with creating structures and reactions in addition to searching SciFinder and Reaxys databases. Register now!

Most often used resources in this guide include ChemSpider, PubChem, Google ScholarSciFinder, Reaxys, ACS Style Guide, Brock Chemistry Ph.D dissertations and Chemistry M.Sc. theses.

The Cambridge Structural Database for crystallography has been transferred to the Brock Chemistry Department's NMR Datastation II, Lab CRN112. Contact Razvan Simionescu for further information.

An interesting ebook to consult is the Nomenclature of organic chemistry: IUPAC recommendations and Preferred Names 2013 which is one of the definitive tomes for naming conventions. 

          CHEM 2P20 SciFinder Exercise ppt slides