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Chemistry: Websites

This guide is made to help students and faculty access credible resources in chemistry.

Gateway Sites

General Information

Journals, Articles & Publications

Evaluating Websites

When doing research on the web it is really important to evaluate the source.  There are many different methods of deciding if a source is credible, an easy evaluation phrase to remember is The CRAAP Test:

CURRENCY
timeliness of the information

RELEVANCE
importance of the information for your needs

AUTHORITY
source of the information

ACCURACY
reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the content

PURPOSE
reason the information exists

ChemSpider

ChemSpider is a "free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 32 million structures from hundreds of data sources."

Videos & Podcasts

Need Help?

Contact the Science, Mathematics and Engineering liaison librarian: Amy.Scheelke@slcc.edu. You may also schedule a 30-minute library consultation with Amy.