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Chemistry and Biochemistry


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This guide serves as a starting point for locating information on Chemistry and Biochemistry.

For more information, see the Science and Engineering Library or Biomedical Library webpages.

Get Help! UCLA students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to contact Courtney Hoffner, Chemistry Librarian, to ask questions, schedule consultations to discuss research techniques in more depth, or get help navigating and using information resources. See more about research services.

New! SciFinder and Reaxys Tutorials

Want to learn more about SciFinder and Reaxys?  These are two of the most popular chemical data and literature databases used in the field. To learn how to navigate them with optimal results, try these two multimedia online tutorials created by the UCLA Library and the UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry department, featuring a UCLA Chemistry department graduate student! These include chapters on why to use these resources, how to search, using the chemical structure editors, working with results, and more! Hands-on practice is also included.

Learn Reaxys                     Learn SciFinder