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Course & Subject Guides
Call Number: QD262 O685
This book series offers laboratory procedures for the synthesis of organic compounds.
Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis
Call Number: QD77 H37 1999 Chemistry Library - Reference
This book series continues and adds to the Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. Volumes focus on topics such as oxidizing and reducing agents, chiral reagents, and protecting groups. Selected additional volumes are available online.
Fiesers' Reagents for Organic Synthesis
Call Number: QD262 F5 Chemistry Library - Reference
This series provides useful information on reagents and reaction procedures. The earliest volumes were titled just "Reagents for Organic Synthesis" and commonly referred to as "Fieser & Fieser." Later volumes have separate records and may be available online.
Electronic Books - Reagents and Procedures
This book series provides reviewed and tested lab procedures for synthesizing organic compounds.The annual volumes are periodically gathered into Collective Volumes.
e-EROS - Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis
This book set compiles information on the properties and use of reagents in synthetic procedures, including examples of reactions and citations to the literature. The print edition is also in the library.
Science of Synthesis
This database can be browsed by type of compound or searched by compound, name reaction, reaction conditions, and by chemical structure.
Purification of Laboratory Chemicals
This book provides specific methods for purifying a wide range of laboratory chemicals and solvents. Multiple editions are available online and in print.
Reaction information can be located in Reaxys by retrieving it from a record for a compound or by doing a structure search.
Reaction information can be located in SciFinder by doing a literature search, retrieving it from a record for a chemical substance, or doing a structure search.
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