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Chemistry Resources

Recommended Resources

In addition to the research resources listed below, Mount Union offers a number of recommended resources that will have additional information in your field of study.

Chemistry Research Databases

ACS Journals

ACS Journals provides abstracts and full text for journals and magazines from the American Chemical Society. This site is the source for older ACS journals, known as the ACS Journal Archives. Current ACS journals are available both through this site and through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.

ACS Publication

This sources provides an archive of pre-1996 journals from the American Chemical Society.

Access Science

AccessScience is an encyclopedia of science and technology that contains encyclopedia articles, dictionary terms, biographies, research updates, and science news and technology.

ACS Style Guide


ACToR is the EPA's online warehouse of all publicly available chemical toxicity data and can be used to find all publicly available data about potential chemical risks to human health and the environment. ACToR aggregates data from over 500 public sources on over 500,000 environmental chemicals searchable by chemical name, other identifiers, and by chemical structure.

Annual Reviews

Coverage includes the biomedical sciences and physical sciences. Full text from 1996 to the present is available (tables of contents only from 1984 to 1995).

Biosis Previews 1969 - Present

Includes resources from 1990 to the present.

Chemical and Engineering News

This electronic journal is available in HTML and Adobe Acrobat files.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Food Science Source


This sources includes databases from the National Center for Biotechnology Information consisting of Compound, Substance, and BioAssay.

Science Online

From elements to polymers, from pH to bonding, explore the composition and structure of matter and their interactions. searches over 40 databases and 1,950 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.

Science Reference Center

SciFinder Registration
Users must complete a self registration form using a "" email address. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOW-UP EMAIL AND FOLLOW DIRECTIONS TO ACCESS SciFinder. 

Use this link once you are registered and have been authorized via email to your "" email account.

SciTech Connect

This resource includes 266,000 (and growing) full-text technical reports from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information.

This source inclues 61 databases or portals from 56 countries and international organizations. is the U.S. contribution to this international database.