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Finding Books

In Thorndike Library

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chemistry or "organic chemistry" or "environmental chemistry" or molecules

Beyond Thorndike . . .

Search these catalogs to find books in libraries beyond Thorndike.  We can get most books for you via interlibrary loan, often within just a few days.  Email us the book(s) you need at:


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Browse Our Library Shelves

Each library book is shelved according to its call number, based on the  Library of Congress classification system. The call number is located on the spine of the book. Browse our library shelves for these call numbers to find books related to chemistry.

QD 1-65 Chemistry (General)

QD 71-142 Analytical Chemistry

QD 146-197 Inorganic Chemistry

QD 241-441 Organic Chemistry

QD 415-436 Biochemistry

QD 450-801 Physical & Theoretical Chemistry

QD 625-655 Radiation Chemistry

QD 701-731 Photochemistry

QD 901-999 Crystallography