Reference Sources in Chemistry

Sthapit, Dilip Man Reference Sources in Chemistry., 1995 Bachelor Degree thesis, University of Bombay. [Thesis]

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Information plays an important role in the development of every field. Therefore a brief knowledge regarding information sources is necessary to function in any field. There are many information sources about scientific and technical subjects. In this context there are many reference sources in Chemistry too. Chemistry is one important part of the science which deals with the study of the composition of substances and the chemical changes that they undergo. The purpose of this report is to present at least 25 reference sources in Chemistry with brief information about each source. Reference sources in chemistry are best organised than other subject's literature. This report's first two chapters deal with the background, definition, need and utility, categories, criteria of evaluation of reference sources. Chapter three list 27 reference sources, with brief evaluation of each reference source.

Item type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Keywords: Reference Services; Reference Sources; Library Science, Library Services; Information Sources; Evaluation of Reference Sources
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IJ. Reference work.
I. Information treatment for information services > IZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Dilip Man Sthapit
Date deposited: 26 Feb 2014 08:00
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:30


1. Corsi, Pietro and Weindling, Paul: Information Sources in the History of Science and Medicine. London, Butterworth Scientific, 1983.

2. Kumar, Krishna: Reference Service. New Delhi, Vikas Publishing House Pvt.Ltd., 1978.

3. Mukherjee, A. K.: Reference Work and its Tools. Calcutta, The World Press Pvt. Ltd., 1975

4. Saxena, R. S.: Information Retrieval Techniques and References Sources and Tools in Pure and Applied Sciences. Agra, Y. K. Publishers, 1987.

5. Shores, Louis: Basic References; an Introduction to Materials and Methods. Chicago, American Library Association, 1954.

6. Umapathy, K. S.: Information Sources: An International Selective Guide, 5th ed., New Delhi, Vikas Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 1978.


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