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BioOne Search for full text articles from biological, ecological and environmental peer-reviewed research journals. MEDAILLE ONLY FULL TEXT

EBSCOhost Academic Search Elite Provides full text and indexing/abstracts for academic, social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. MEDAILLE ONLY FULL TEXT

LEXIS/NEXIS Academic Universe Search for general and science related news articles. MEDAILLE ONLY FULL TEXT

ProQuest Search for magazine, newspaper and peer-reviewed journal articles in many different subject areas. MEDAILLE ONLY FULL TEXT


Web Resources

American Chemical Society Links to chemistry research, news and professional information from the world's largest society of science professionals.

American Institute of Physics Homepage Includes Physics News Update and other resources. e-Print Archive Open access archive of journal articles in physics and other scientific disciplines from the Cornell University Library.

Center for the History of Physics Homepage Exhibits and online source materials on the history of physics and allied fields. Current exhibits include "Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radioactivity," "The Discovery of the Electron," and "Andrei Sakharov Soviet Physics, Nuclear Weapons, and Human Rights."

ChemIDplus Online chemical dictionary and structure database from the United States National Library of Medicine.

Chemistry Resources on the Internet List of free online chemistry resources from UC Santa Barbara.

Chemical Elements: An Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements

Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics Biographies, historical documents and resources relating to significant female physicists from 1900 to 1976.

General Chemistry Online Links to tutorials and study guides, a toolbox, common compound database, and other chemistry resources.

National Science Digital Library NSDL is a digital library of resource collections and services for science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at all levels.

NIST Physics Portal / NIST Chemistry Portal Reference information, research publications and news from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide Portal to web and print organic chemistry materials, job opportunities and research groups.

Physics 2000: an interactive journey through modern physics From the University of Colorado, this site utilizes applets to illustrate scientific concepts.


Print Resources

Chemistry Demystified - Linda D. Williams
Call Number: E-book
ISBN: 0071410112

Physics Demystified - Stan Gibilisco
Call Number: E-book
ISBN: 0071382011

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