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CHEM 256b - Organic Chemistry Lab Independent Project: Organic Chemistry Research


Recommended Chemistry Journals

Many of our Chemistry journals are available in a variety of formats. While newer issues are exclusively available digitally, older issues are often only available in print (or even on microform). If you need help finding a print copy of a journal issue, please ask a librarian. 

Finding a Specific Article or Journal

What does this citation mean? How could I find it?


  • J. Organomet. Chem. 1974, Vol. 66, 195-207 (Seyferth et al)
  • Zhu Wen, Yanli Leng, Qiao Li, Xiaohua Cai, Xiaohong Li, Yupeng Zhang, Jianhui Zhang, A highly sensitive turn-on fluorescent sensor for hydrazine based on conjugated D-π-A molecule, Tetrahedron Letters, Volume 117, 2023, 154371

Databases to Try Searching In

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Other Helpful Databases

ACS Guide to Scholarly Communication

Finding More Good Sources

Always check the works cited/references of the helpful sources you have found already to see if they lead you to other a little bit older helpful sources. You can also search your best article's title in Google Scholar where you can see what more recent sources have cited your source.