Chemistry and Physics library subject guide , Aratohu kaupapa mō te mātauranga matū me te ahupūngao

Learn where to start your research in chemistry and physics. This subject guide also covers biochemistry.

Article databases

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Note: SciFinder-N requires mandatory registration before first login (your Massey email address is required). Includes Chemical Abstracts and Medline. Comprehensive coverage of chemical literature from the CAS (Chemical Abstracts Society) databases. Primary database for all areas of pure and applied chemistry, biochemistry and related sciences. Allows chemical structure searching and citation linking.

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Extensive multidisciplinary database with a strong science and technology component. Includes citation linking and analysis, Medline and global patents coverage, and high-quality web resources.

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Google Scholar

Multidisciplinary Google search engine for scholarly articles and books. Includes citation linking, and full-text searching of many publications.

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Analytical Abstracts

New techniques and applications in analytical chemistry, with full analytical method details.

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Biological Abstracts

Entire field of life sciences.

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CAB Abstracts

Includes agriculture, horticulture, animal /veterinary science.

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New Zealand Science

A comprehensive index of New Zealand science, provided by the Crown Research Institutes, Conservation Department and the Royal Society of New Zealand.

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Terms and conditions for library online resources

Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Background information

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Comprehensive encyclopedias

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
The premier encyclopedia for chemistry and all its related applications, offering comprehensive articles with extensive referencing for further research.

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Covers all aspects of industrial chemistry and related areas.

Encyclopedia of Food Chemistry (3rd ed) 2019

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Concepts and definitions

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Handbooks and manuals

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Books and ebooks

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Search Libraries Worldwide

For postgraduate students and staff to find and request books that are not held by any Massey University Library.

Google Books

Searches across the full-text of books from around the world.

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Thesis Information

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Locate Massey, New Zealand, and international theses.

Thesis presentation guide

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