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CHEM 6C: General Chemistry III (Brydges, Spring 2022): Home

Resources for Chem 6C (Brydges) - Spring 2022

Librarian Support

For Research Consultations, Reference Assistance, and Book Purchase Recommendations:  Please email me ( or make a Zoom appointment ( Off-Campus Access to Journals, Ebooks, and Databases:  Use AnyConnect VPN. When logging in, select the 2 Step Secured - althruucsd option (click to see an example). Duo two-step login also required.  On campus? Use the UCSD-Protected wifi network.

I created this guide to support your CHEM 6C capstone assignment for Dr. Brydges.

  • Resources to help you find information relevant to your chemistry/sustainability topic: articles from scholarly journals and popular magazines, as well as books, encyclopedias, news, and websites. If you need more, consult the main Chemistry Research Guide
  • Research concepts - What is meant by scholarly or "peer-reviewed" articles, and are these different from articles in a trade or popular magazine?" What are primary and secondary sources, and why is it important to know when to look for one or the other? How does a published article get disseminated and become discoverable? How do you tell the difference between research and review articles?
  • Search strategies - How to take your research question and generate the best keywords for your online searching, along with the best ways to improve the search results for the most relevant articles. 


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