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Chemistry Research Guide

A research guide for chemistry subjects and courses

About This Guide

chemistry image from Columbia State academic pagesAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  • "Chemical technicians use special instruments and techniques to help chemists and chemical engineers research, develop, produce, and test chemical products and processes."
  • "Chemists and materials scientists study substances at the atomic and molecular levels and the ways in which the substances interact with one another. They use their knowledge to develop new and improved products and to test the quality of manufactured goods."

This guide is designed to support the research and learning needs of the chemistry program. Here, you'll find resources for:

  • selecting and evaluating sources
  • constructing research questions
  • search tips and strategies
  • finding sources in Charger Search, databases, online sources, and statistics
  • recommended citation and style guides
  • contacting librarians for help

If you have suggestions for other resources, please let us know!

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