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What is Chemistry?
The branch of science concerned with the substances of which matter is composed, the investigation of their properties and reactions, and the use of such reactions to form new substances.
This Guide will provide you with links to many resources covering various aspects of chemistry. These will include dictionaries, encyclopedias, databases of articles in scholarly journals, and links to assorted chemistry associations.
Reference Books Online
Includes these major reference resources:
- McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
- McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology
- McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
- Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography®
- Science News® and ScienCentral® videos
In addition, the database is continuously updated, fully-searchable, with media-rich content, such as videos, illustrations, animations, and image galleries.
This database includes news articles, definitions, biographies, essays, videos & animations,
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a large collection of online scholarly encyclopedias. Use the widget below to search only in the science encyclopedias.
Credo Reference is a large collection of online dictionaries, encyclopedias, and books. Use the widget below to search in their science resources.