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Chemistry Research Resources

Chemistry Library Resources

University libraries use the Library of Congress classification system rather than the Dewey Decimal classification system.

Below are the most common call number areas for books about Chemistry and related subjects.

Call Numbers       Subject Area                                                
QD1 - QD999 Chemistry
QD1 - QD65 General Chemistry
QD71 - QD142 Analytical
QD146 - QD197 Inorganic
QD241 - QD441 Organic
QD415 - QD436 Biochemistry
QD450 - QD801 Physical and Theoretical
QD901 - QD999 Crystallography
TP1 - TP1185 Chemical Technology
TP155 - TP945 Chemical Engineering, Manufacture, and Industries
TP1080 - TP1185 Polymers and Polymer Manufacture

Source: University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries, Chemistry Libguide, LC Call Numbers for Books in Chemistry

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