Library resources and web sites for chemistry

Liaison Librarian

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 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 33 full-time faculty, 156 doctoral students, 30 postdoctoral researchers and 9 research assistants.

Information on ChemDraw Software from Cambridgesoft

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