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Chemistry 200: Using Schow

Advanced Chemical Concepts

Using Schow

The majority of materials related to the course topics will be shelved in the "QD" - CHEMISTRY section of the Schow Science Library or will be available electronically. 

Materials will be found with the

  • books
  • the reference collection, 
  • and the journal collection. 

Browse the stacks to see what is available or search the library catalog to find a specific item and then use the VIRTUAL BROWSE feature to see like items.

Search the Library Catalog

Find books, articles, & more

How to Read a Call Number

Unlike public and school libraries, most academic libraries use the Library of Congress Classification scheme to arrange books on the shelves.

 

Read call numbers line by line:

  • First line: arranged alphabetically

  • Second line: read as a whole number

  • Third and fourth lines: arranged alphabetically, then numerically, with the number treated as a decimal

  • Last line: shelved chronologically.

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