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The world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.


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Scholarly journal articles on all subjects, some are full text; many have links to cited references.
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SciFinder  provides access to several Chemical Abstracts Service databases, including Chemical Abstracts, Registry, CASREACT, CHEMLIST, and CHEMCAT. Users may search  millions of citations to the chemistry literature. More than 22 million chemical substances may be searched. 

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An archive of more than 1200 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Fulltext back to their date of first publication to within the current 2-5 years.

Biographical Information

Biographical Dictionary of Women in Science : Pioneering Lives from Ancient Times to the mid-20th Century.
Print Location: Reference Q 141 B5285 2000 Restricted Resource Some full text available
Biographical information for 2,500 women scientists from antiquity to mid-20th  century ( all are dead).  Give several paragraphs of information for each woman and bibliographic references.

Biographies of Famous Chemists Resource contains images Some full text available
Weblinks to biographies of 330 famous chemists.

Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography Some full text available
Biographical information for over 1000 scientists.  Can search by name, gender, minority status, historical period, nationality, and prize winners
Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
This dictionary provides an authoritative and accessible guide to the lives, labours and achievements of the men and women who have shaped the world of science.
New Dictionary of Scientific Biography.
Print Location: Reference Q 141 N45 2008 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available


New Dictionary of Scientific Biography.
Print Location: Reference Q 141 N45 2008 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available

Data/Statistics

Chem.com Product Catalogs Some full text available
Database to chemical supply catalogs on the web.  Searchable by chemical name, CAS number, molecular formula or catalog number.  Has a large list of company catalogs.

Chemical Calculations-University of Cambridge Resource contains images Some full text available
Forms which calculate many basic chemical calculations for you.  Movable molecules of substances like DNA.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.
Print Location: Reference QD 65 H3 Ed.89 2008/09 Restricted Resource Some full text available
Many tables of information.  Includes conversion factors, laboratory safety, geology, astronomy and pure mathematics.

Sigma-Aldrich Catalog Handbook of Fine Chemicals Resource contains images Some full text available
This is the catalog for chemicals sold by the Aldrich Chemical Company. It is very large.  Each substance has a picture, chemical name, CAS Registry number, molecular formula, some properties, safety information, and some references.

Web Elements Resource contains images Some full text available
The periodic table of elements.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

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Over 600 online reference titles in all subject areas.  Allows cross-referencing between titles and expanding searches into the Truman catalog and other library resources.
Kirk-Othmer Concise Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology.
Print Location: Reference TP 9 K54 2007 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Presents key information from the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 5th ed.  It includes information on the properties, manufacture and uses of chemical and materials; scientific and engineering principles; processes and ane environmental, health and economic concerns.

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology.
Print Location: Reference TP 9 E685 1992 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Articles on chemical substances—including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed. Click here for contents.
Merck Index.
Print Location: Reference RS 51 M4 2006 Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Detailed description of 10,500 chemicals, drugs and biological substances.  Gives chemical name, CAS registry number, molecular formula, physical properties, references, some structure images, derivative compounds, alternate names, therapeutic uses.  There are several special indexes including one for name reactions.
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Hazardous Materials Some full text available
This tells what to do if someone has been exposed to a hazardous material.  It has first aid, personal protection and sanitation, respiration rates.  It has a topic index and a site search. From the Centers for Disease Control.

Online Book Collection

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This EBSCOhost eBook collection provides access to over 138,000 titles covering a wide variety of subject areas. It is comprised of the following sub-collecctions:

      eBook Academic Collection
      eBook Clinical Collection
      eBook Community College Collection
      eBook High School Collection
      eBook K-8 Collection
      eBook Public Library Collection

Specialized Sources

Chemistry Laboratory-Truman State University Resource contains images Some full text available
This useful manual describes the chemistry class laboratories for Truman State University.  It includes how to set up equipment.

Style & Citation Guides

Citation and Writing Guides Some full text available
Guides for how to use the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style; the Modern Language Association (MLA) citation style; and the Chicago/Turabian citation style.  This page also has information on how to use tools that automatically format bibliographic information for you such as: EndNote, Zotero, and EasyBib.com.
Subject Specialist
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Carol Lockhart
Reference Librarian
Tel: (660) 785- 7417

Research Assistance Program
  • Provides one-on-one assistance for research assignments with a subject reference librarian.
  • Helps you find appropriate sources of information (databases, electronic sources, etc.) based on the requirements of your assignment.
  • Shows you search techniques.Helps you find valuable resources outside of Pickler through our MOBIUS and Interlibrary Loan service.
To schedule a RAP consultation, you can:
  • Send an email to: RAP session
  • Call 660-785-4051
  • Come to the Library Service Desk
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