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Dewey Decimal Classification System Numbers for CHEMISTRY

The purpose of the DDC system is to coordinate materials on the same or related subjects in order to make them easier to find on the library shelves.

The main call numbers of books you will be searching for:

540 Chemistry & allied sciences
541 Physical & theoretical chemistry
542 Techniques, equipment, materials
543 Analytical chemistry
544 Qualitative analysis
545 Quantitative analysis
546 Inorganic chemistry
547 Organic chemistry
548 Crystallography
549 Mineralogy

660 Chemical engineering
661 Industrial chemicals technology
662 Explosives, fuels technology
663 Beverage technology
664 Food technology
665 Industrial oils, fats, waxes, gases
666 Ceramic & allied technologies
667 Cleaning, color, related technologies
668 Technology of other organic products


Virtual Textbook of Organic Chemistry

Iona WorldCat

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Free Books from The National Academies Press

The free PDFs are available exclusively from the NAP website and remain subject to copyright laws.

The National Academies Press Makes All PDF Books Free to Download As of today all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press will be downloadable to anyone free of charge. This includes a current catalog of more than 4,000 books plus future reports produced by the Press. The mission of the National Academies Press (NAP) -- publisher for the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council -- is to disseminate the institutions' content as widely as possible while maintaining financial sustainability.

Knovel Critical Tables

Knovel Critical Tables are listed in WorldCat.>br> The latest ed., 2008, was updated with over 40 new interactive tables which include new tables covering:

  • 503 Heat Capacity and Thermal Conductivity,
  • 3,133 Reaction Thermodynamics and Equilibrium Constants,
  • 854 Density and Compressibility,
  • 13,332 Vaporization and Vapor Pressure,
  • 185 Thermal Expansion,
  • 377 Transport and Flow, and
  • 1902 Electrical Properties data.