Welcome to Chemistry Subject Guide !

This subject guide serves as a starting point to your search of scholarly resources in the area of Chemistry. Resources listed here include those that are accessible through our library and also on the web. It enables you to access from one point, various resources such as books, e-journals, e-databases, theses and dissertations and other web-based resources. (Please remember that this is not an exhaustive list. You will find many additional resources in the library such as Reference Books).

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Resources Available at the Central Library





The Central Library uses Dewey Decimal Classification system to classify books. 

A call number is a number used to identify and locate books in the library. It includes the Classification number, the Author Code (first three letters of the Author’s name) and the Accession number (serial number) of the book.

For example: Physical chemistry: a molecular approach by McQuarrie, Donald A.

In this book label,

541  is the Class Number of Physical Chemistry
 MCQ is the Author Code 
 28862 is the Accession Number.

The library has a sizable collection of books and reading material on Chemistry. These books are classified under the following Class Numbers:

  • 540      : Chemistry and allied sciences
  • 541.3   : Physical chemistry
  • 543      : Analytical chemistry
  • 545      : Quantitative chemical analysis
  • 546      : Inorganic chemistry
  • 547      : Organic chemistry
  • 548      : Crystallography
  • 549      : Mineralogy

Institutional Digital Repository

OER – (Open Educational Resources) (Freely Available)



ETD Resources (e-Thesis):

Open Access Directories:


Online Courses

Study Materials