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Chemistry Subject Guide: Books


Check the MaagNET Library Catalog for books, government documents, electronic books and other materials. Search by subject, keyword, author, or title. Once an item has been selected, copy or print the publication information (author, title, publisher, date) found on the title page of the book or from the catalog record so the item can be properly cited later. For assistance in creating Works Cited or Bibliographic References pages see Citing Resources.  Finally, note the item’s Call Number and Location, then check the Building Guide to see which floor the item is located on.

Chemistry Terms with Related Call Number Ranges 
Analytical Chemistry QD71-QD142
Inorganic Chemistry QD146-QD197
Organic Chemistry QD241-QD441
Biochemistry QD415-QD436
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry QD450-QD801
Photochemistry QD701-QD731
Crystallography QD901-QD999
Genetics QH426-QH470
Animal Biochemistry QP501-QP801
Pharmacology RM1-RM931
Chemical Technology TP1-TP1185


Search the OhioLINK Library Catalog for items not available at Maag Library but owned by other Ohio colleges and universities. If an item's status indicates it is available, it may be requested from another OhioLINK institution. Follow the OhioLINK Borrowing Service procedures to request Items or view our Ordering Books from OhioLINK Tutorial. Typically, OhioLINK items take 3-5 business days to arrive. To see the status of a request, check your Library Account. For search help, see About the OhioLINK Central Catalog


In addition to print books, full-text, scholarly, scientific information may be found in electronic books. Use keyword search terms such as “Biology,” “Cell Biology,” Molecular Biology” or “Cytology.” Use the ebook resources listed below.