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Biological, Chemical, Forensic, and Analytical Sciences: Home
A Library guide for Biological, Chemical, Forensic, and Analytical Sciences
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Welcome to the subject guide for Biological,Chemical, Forensic, and Analytical Sciences.
Are you looking for the latest information on resources? Here you will find details of the resources we provide access to in your subject area, pointers to other useful sources of information, and where to go for further help and support.
Recent book purchases
These titles have recently been added to the University of Huddersfield library collection:
A database of ebooks, including a collection of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering reference works. Search by subject 'keywords', or manipulate and extract data from live tables and graphs. Please be aware that some premium content is not available within our subscription.
a collection of ebooks covering areas such as arson and fire investigation, forensics, and law enforcement.
Specialist journals databases
Add to the results you've identified on Summon by using these specialist journal databases to find quality articles for your assignments. The following databases provide details of relevant journal articles (usually including an abstract) and in some cases may also provide a link to the article itself.
This resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. Accessibility Statement
Includes substance information, compound structures, and bioactivity data in three primary databases, Pcsubstance, Pccompound, and PCBioAssay, respectively. PubChem covers around 25 million chemical substances. Accessibility Statement
Includes details of articles which have not yet been included in the full version of Medline. Many of these PreMedline articles don't have abstracts, but this is one of the most up to date biomedical databases available. It also includes some links from references to full-text journals.
SciFinder-n is a new generation of SciFinder featuring a redesigned interface, an improved search engine, and search algorithm. It continues to provide the same access to data and research but is now mobile-friendly, and offers more filter options.
This version will replace SciFinder after October 2021.
First time users must register here to obtain personal login details and we recommend this link is accessed from an on-campus computer to ensure you are recognised as a member of the University of Huddersfield.
A database of peer-reviewed laboratory methods in the Life and Biomedical Sciences. Written by experts in the field, all protocols are reviewed for clarity and accuracy before publication. NB. These do not appear in a Summon search.
Nature is ranked as the most highly cited interdisciplinary scientific journal in the world. Articles published in Nature from 1997 onwards are available via Summon, but if you want to access the most recent issue you should visit the Nature website.
Either browse content by date of publication, or use the 'advanced search' to ensure you are viewing articles which appear in Nature (we don't subscribe to the other titles from Nature Publishing Group)
The University of Huddersfield use the APA 7th style for referencing. If you are taking Chemical Sciences, you may be asked to reference in the RSC style. This is the official document from the Royal Society of Chemistry website: