Library Subject Guides

Chemistry: Books and eBooks

What Are Call Numbers?

Call numbers on book spines

Call numbers explained

High Demand

Textbooks and recommended readings are often put on short-term loan in the High Demand collection.

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Interloan

If you cannot find it at UC Library or online, request an Interloan and we will get it for you from another library. There is no charge for this service

Google Books

A good way to find out whether the details you seek are located in a book. Search previews of books and some full text of out-of-copyright titles; search terms are highlighted in results.

Finding eBooks

  • Most eBooks can be found by a normal search in the Library Catalogue , or via MultiSearch , and are identified with an electronic book icon
     

  • Use the search box to find eBooks by subject (the correct options are already chosen: refine your search – “Items with full text online” and Content Type – “Book / eBook”)

 

Library of Congress Classification for Chemistry

University Library
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140

Phone: +64 3 369 4888 (ext 94888)
Email
library@canterbury.ac.nz

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