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Chemistry: Getting Started


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On This Day in Chemistry

What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history with On this day in Chemistry, RSC's interactive calendar.

Find a brief account of an important event in chemical history for each date in the striking spiral calendar. Each fascinating fact includes links to more information, such as related articles, podcasts and teaching materials.

Merck Index Online

The Merck Index* Online offers the same highly authoritative information as the print edition in a convenient and easily searchable full text database. It contains over 11,500 monographs including historic records not available in the print edition. The Merck Index* Online will be updated regularly with accurate information curated by experts


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Getting Started

This introductory guide provides information on key sources in Chemistry including 

Searcher: search Multiple Databases at the same time!

Searcher is a faster way of searching UCC Library’s resources including the catalogue – a single search box for journal articles, books, newspaper articles and more.

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