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Chemistry

Finding sources on chemistry through Beeghly Library.

Welcome

This guide is designed to give you an overview of where to find information for chemistry research at Heidelberg University. If you are not finding what you need, or would like to learn how to search more effectively, please schedule an appointment with a librarian using one of the Research Assistance boxes. 

Simple Search Tools

Use these to improve your database and catalog searching.

AND

  • Searches for results with all words
  • smoking AND cancer

OR

  • Searches for results with either search word
  • If combined with AND, words connected by OR need to be in parenthesis
  • Great for synonyms and related concepts: (smoking OR tobacco) AND cancer

Quotations

  • Combines multiple words into one search term
  • Great for names: "Martin Luther King" 

Evaluate Your Results

Got a long list of results and not sure which ones to use? Try the Evaluating Sources Research Guide.