This guide is designed to point you toward a variety of resources, both electronic and in print, that should help you with your chemistry thesis/project research. It is also general enough to help you with most other chemistry research.
"ChemSpider is a free access service providing a structure centric community for chemists. Providing access to millions of chemical structures and integration to a multitude of other online services, ChemSpider is the richest single source of structure-based chemistry information." [from website]
This latest edition of Oxford's student dictionary boasts over 4,700 entries, including nearly 350 new entries, and has broadened its coverage in biochemistry, chemoinformatics, forensic chemistry, metallurgy, and geology.
This resource provides information on the chemical structures and biological activities of small organic molecules. Includes substance information, compound structures, and bioactivity data in three primary databases, PCSubstance, PCCompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively. Provides a search engine, compound neighboring, sub/superstructure, similarity structure, bioactivity data, and other searching features.
A catalog of the holdings of books, journals, and other materials held by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) member libraries. Includes manuscripts, maps, films and sound recordings. Covers works published before 1,000 BC-present.