Library resources and web sites for chemistry

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Nancy Wilmes
Purdy Library
Room 134 Purdy
Wayne State University
5265 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202-3930
Phone: 313-577-4063

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Welcome to the Research Guide for Chemistry !

This guide includes Chemistry resources available through the Wayne State University Library System, as well as high quality, freely available web resources.

The guide consists of these tabs:

►Databases (SciFinder, Reaxys and other databases)

►Journals     ►Books

►Electronic Reference Books     ►Internet Resources

►Organic Chemistry E-resources

►Spectral Data Sources

►NIH and NSF Policies

►History of Chemistry

Publishing Your Research 101

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has Publishing Your Research 101, a series of videos designed to support authors and reviewers with the process of writing, submitting, reviewing, and editing reports of original scientific research intended for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Episode 1: How to Write a Paper to Communicate Your Research

Episode 2: Writing Your Cover Letter

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Departmental Information

Department of Chemistry 

Contact Information:
Wayne State University  5101 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202    Phone: 313-577-7784    Fax: 313-577-8822

About the Department

The Chemistry Department at WSU maintains very productive research programs.  Currently, there are 35 full-time faculty, 157 doctoral students, 32 postdoctoral researchers and 9 research assistants.

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