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Chemistry 343: Finding Books

Medicinal Chemistry
Tom Smith
Fall 2014

Research Tip: Borrow It

Borrow It!

If we don't own a book, or if our copy is checked out, you can borrow a copy from another library. Just search for the book in Williams WorldCat, and then choose "Request Item" to borrow it.

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Find books, articles, & more

Keyword searching

Search the Library Catalog for books by combining keywords such as:

  • Drug synthesis
  • Drug Delivery
  • Drug Development
  • Pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Synthetic drugs
  • Natural Products
  • Metabolism or metabolites
  • Disposition
  • Other ideas:  Search on what disease the drug treats (example:  Cholesterol) or by drug name (example:  Lipitor) or by drug family (example:  Statins).

When you find a relevant item, click the DETAILS TAB.  Scroll down to see SUBJECT HEADINGS assigned to the item of interest.  SUBJECT HEADINGS link together like items.  Click a subject heading to find related materials.

Books are organized on the shelves according to topic, so once you find a promising source, write down its call number and then go to the shelves and look at the books around it for related works.

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