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The EMU Library subscribes to a growing collection of online reference resources which include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, company information, style guides, etc.

This site contains links to over 400 online reference titles, organizes them by discipline, and allows you to browse descriptions of the titles. Disciplines include subcategories. For example, biology includes subcategories for botany, genetics, molecular and microbiology, zoology and animal resources. Multidisciplinary titles are usually listed under multiple disciplines.

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    Main Subject: Chemistry


Basic Skills for Organic Chemistry: a Toolkit
Title: Basic skills for organic chemistry [computer file] : a toolkit / Stuart Rosenfeld. Publisher: Sudbury, Ma. : Jones and Bartlett, 1998.

Chemistry: Foundations and Applications
Provides a broad approach to chemistry, its laws, processes, applications and subdisciplines, and its many branches, including inorganic, industrial, atmospheric and computational chemistry as well as biotechnology, including biographies of scientists past and present. Reviews the history of the field up to modern research and practical applications, and topical essays examine the role chemistry plays in various aspects of everyday life. For academic readers. 4 volumes..

Encyclopedia of Science and Religion
A multidisciplinary approach that addresses all aspects of the dialogue between the sciences and the world's religions, reaching into the humanities as well as into the physical sciences and technology. Examines controversial issues such as human cloning and stem cell research long with more traditional questions such as the origins of life, the nature of sin, and the philosophy of science and religion. 4 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics
This Encyclopedia considers both the professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex and global society. This broad coverage supports the numerous courses in applied and professional ethics and policy related to the practice of science and technology in education.

Graduate Research: a Guide for Students in the Sciences
Graduate research: a guide for students in the sciences / Robert V. Smith. Edition: 3rd ed., rev. and expanded. Publisher:Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1998. Description: xiii, 193 p. ; 23 cm. Subject(s): Research --Methodology.

Guide to Organophosphorus Chemistry
Title: A guide to organophosphorus chemistry [computer file] / Louis D. Quin ; structural illustrations by Gyöngyi Szakál Quin. Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Wiley, c2000. Description: x, 394 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. The Nature of Organophosphorus Chemistry The organic chemistry of phosphorus is based on the existence of numerous stable functional groups that contain the carbon-phosphorus bond or that are organic derivatives of inorganic phosphorus acids.

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy
Macmillan encyclopedia of energy / John Zumerchik, editor in chief Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Macmillan Reference USA, 2001. Articles explore everything from Albert Einstein, seismic energy, and acid rain, to lasers and building design. The Encyclopedia supports the curriculum in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.

NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods; 4th Edition
Title: NIOSH manual of analytical methods / Peter M. Eller, editor ; Mary Ellen Cassinelli, associate editor. Edition: 4th ed. Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, [1994] Description: 3 v. Contents [1] Method finder, user’s guide, methods A-D -- [2] Methods E-N -- [3] Methods O-Z, indexes.

Scientific writing : easy when you know how
Scientific writing [electronic resource] : easy when you know how / Jennifer Peat ... [et al.].Technical writing Handbooks, manuals, etc BMJ Books, 2002. E1475 .S35 2002eb