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Chemistry 361: Getting Started

Quantum Chemistry and Chemical Dynamics
Jay Thoman
Fall 2021

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In this course, you will be finding information to support your independent projects.  Use this guide as a starting point for search strategies, key resources, evaluating sources, and how to cite your sources.  Please email me to schedule research appointments as needed.

Additional information for thermodynamic property data can be found on the Chem 366 course guide

Selecting a Topic

1.  Browse Advances in Chemical Physics series (print)

2.  Browse physical chemistry journals (electronic) such as:

3.  Browse materials on Reserve at Schow

4.  Search the library catalog and browse table of contents for books:

  • Keyword:  physical and chemistry and experiment*
  • Keyword:  physical and chemistry and laborator
  • Subject:  chemistry, physical and theoretical
  • Subject:  thermodynamics

About Reference Resources

Reference materials provide general overviews, subdivided into more detailed information. A bibliography, which will provide additional resources, can usually be found at the end of each entry.  Reference books at Schow can be found down the stairs to the left.  The QD call number is assigned to Chemistry resources.  Browse table of contents and never know what you might find!

Reference Books

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