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Find books about chemistry by using Preston Library's library catalog.
Here is the URL to the library's Advanced Search: http://vmi.worldcat.org/advancedsearch
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You can also browse the shelves for chemistry books on the 400 level [QD] for additional material.
Library of Congress call numbers with subject headings are as follows:
QD 1 - 999 Chemistry
QD 146 - 197 Inorganic Chemistry
QD 241 - 441 Organic Chemistry
QD 450 - 801 Physical Chemistry
RS 400 - 431 Pharmaceutical Chemistry
TP 1 - 185 Chemical Technology
If you need a book that Preston Library does not own, request it by completing an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) request form. Use your VMI username and password to open a book request form. Here is the URL: https://illiad.vmi.edu/
There is no fee; there is not limit to how many ILL requests you can make.
You will be notified by email when the book arrives. It will be held at the Circulation Desk.