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A guide to Chemistry resources in UVic Libraries

Help! Where do I start?

Are you looking for a specific journal article, e-book, or book?

You can type the name of the article, e-book, or book into Summon. Summon lets you simultaneously search the Library's many full text e-journal articles as well as its print and book collection. 

Are you looking for a specific journal article that UVic Libraries does not have access to?

Fastest way to obtain articles for which UVic does not have a subscription is through Interlibrary Loan. Interlibrary loan provides you with resources from other libraries when UVic does not hold the item you need for your study or research.

Are you searching for discipline-specific articles?

SciFinder and SciFinder-n are good places to start. First, register.

SciFinder-n is the new interface for SciFinder. Click here to learn more. 

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Individual Registration is required for the web version of SciFinder. SciFinder's web-based user registration form allows you to create your own SciFinder username and password. The registration process requires you use an email address ending in After the form is complete, CAS sends an e-mail with the instructions for completing the registration process.

Are you searching for articles on a specific topic like Crystallography or Organic Chemistry?

If you're searching for articles on a topic within chemistry, you can search e-journals by subject

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