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Chemistry Societies and Associations


  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
    Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society. Their mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. The vision is to improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.
  • American Chemical Society. Committee on Professional Training

    The Committee on Professional Training (CPT) promotes excellence in postsecondary chemistry education and provides leadership to the ACS in the professional training of chemists.  Includes the CPT Recommended journal list

  • American Institute of Physics (AIP)

    The American Institute of Physics advances, promotes and serves the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity.

  • American Physical Society

    The American Physical Society strives to: Be the leading voice for physics and an authoritative source of physics information for the advancement of physics and the benefit of humanity; Provide effective programs in support of the physics community and the conduct of physics; Collaborate with national scientific societies for the advancement of science, science education and the science community; Cooperate with international physics societies to promote physics, to support physicists worldwide and to foster international collaboration; Promote an active, engaged and diverse membership, and support the activities of its units and members.

  • British Library (BLL)
    Websites, Online Gallery images, Catalogue records, Journal articles.
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation
    The CHF is a library, museum, and center for scholars with world-class collections, including instruments and apparatus, rare books, fine art, and the personal papers of prominent scientists.
  • CHMINF-L Archives
    Chemical Information Sources Discussion List
  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
    The IUPAC is the world authority on chemical nomenclature, terminology, standardized methods for measurement, atomic weights and other critically evaluated data.
  • National Library of Medicine
    Library catalog, Databases, etc.
  • Nobel Foundation
    Awards the Nobel Prize and sponsors Nobel Symposia.
  • Physics-Online.Ru [Turpion]
    General physics information including first openly published documents from the history of high energy lasers in the USSR, & a collection of papers and video materials devoted to 40th anniversary of "Scientific and Production Association ASTROPHYSICS".
  • Royal Society of Chemistry

    Our Royal Charter was granted in 1980 and states that the object for which we are constituted is "the general advancement of chemical science and its application and for that purpose: to foster and encourage the growth and application of such science by the dissemination of chemical knowledge; to establish, uphold and advance the standards of qualification, competence and conduct of those who practise chemistry as a profession; to serve the public interest by acting in an advisory, consultative or representative capacity in matters relating to the science and practice of chemistry; and to advance the aims and objectives of members of the Society so far as they relate to the advancement of the science or practice of chemistry." 

  • Special Libraries Association - Chemistry Division
    The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners in business, government, academic, and other “specialized” settings. 
  • Special Libraries Association - PAM Division
    Information, Publications/Discussion, Projects, Resources.
  • SPIE
    Conferences, publications, etc.
  • Voyager Library Network Catalogue
    Multi-Library catalogue search, including CSIRO, CISTI, Oxford, Library of Congress and Australian libraries.

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