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Chemistry Subject Guide

Subject guides are created by Great Basin College Librarians to assist you! These guides provide helpful resources and tutorials to help you succeed in finding credible resources.

Recommended Databases  

The following databases are recommended to use for researching topics.  Checkout the Help Page to learn about using the databases, or contact the library to learn more.  

 Access Science (McGraw-Hill)

An authoritative and dynamic online resource that contains incisively written, high-quality reference material that covers all major scientific disciplines. An award-winning gateway to scientific knowledge, it offers links to primary research material, videos and exclusive animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers. With these and other online features, AccessScience is continually expanding the ways it can demonstrate and explain core, trustworthy scientific information in a way that inspires and guides users to deeper knowledge.

ProQuest 

A definitive resource for students studying both the applied and general sciences. The Science Journals feature over 660 titles - with more than 540 available in full text. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and technical literature.

Today's Science (Facts on File)

Today's Science bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today. Today's Science explains important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology. Students are provided with information in context, clearly explained and abundantly illustrated.

Biography eBooks

The Gale Encyclopedia of Science

Designed for high-school students and lay adults, this collection of entries covers major areas of science including: biology, genetics, microbiology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, engineering, technology, geology, weather, archeology, psychology, mathematics, and medicine, and provides readers with a wide range of up-to-date, relevant, and accurate information.

Science of Everyday Things

This 4-vol. set illustrates the importance of scientific and mathematical principles through their use in everyday life. Each volume focuses on a specific scientific discipline -- biology, chemistry, earth sciences and physics -- offering students an in-depth understanding of each discipline and its theories.

Accounting and Finance Web Sources

Chemistry & Environmental Dictionary

"This dictionary contains definitions for most chemistry, environmental and other technical terms used on this site as well as many other chemistry and environmental terms."

Chemistry Quick Facts

Search chemical elements by name, atomic number, or density. Includes periodic table, graphics and more.

Eric Weisstein's World of Chemistry

Search alphabetically or by category.

General Chemistry Online

Resources include a glossary, tutorials, exam prep, slides and tools.

Khan Academy

Students can make use of our extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web. Complete custom self-paced learning tool A dynamic system for getting help A custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress.

Science.gov -Chemistry and Chemicals

Provides links for further topic research.

For More Information Contact

Great Basin College Library
McMullen Hall
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-2222

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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