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Fall 2016 Library Hours

Monday, August 29 - Wednesday, December 21

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED


Monday, September 5 (Labor Day): All Libraries are closed.

Thursday, November 24 - Saturday, November 26: All Libraries closed.

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Winter Intersession 2016-2017 Library Hours

Thursday, December 22 - Monday, January 2

Chemistry Library is closed.

Winter Session 2016-2017 Library Hours

Tuesday, January 3 - Sunday, January 22

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED


Monday, December 26 - All libraries closed.

Monday, January 2 - All libraries closed.

Monday, January 16 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) - All libraries closed.

Saturday, January 21 - All libraries closed.

Sunday, January 22 - CRR opens at noon (starts 24hr service).  All other libraries closed.

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News and Events

The Client Version of SciFinder was discontinued on June 30, 2011.

The client/desktop version will no longer be available.  Users need to register for the web version of SciFinder.  For more information on accessing SciFinder Web, please click here.  

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Clara Tran
Frank Melville Jr. Library C2620
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Finding Chemical Information at SBU

Finding Chemical Properties

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
  • SciFinder Web
  • Reaxys
  • Materials Properties Locator Tool-   find out where to find specific property data
  • ASM Handbooks Online - resource for metal and alloy properties

Finding Structures

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics- available online and in print
  • SciFinder Web
  • Reaxys

Finding Reaction Data

  • SciFinder Web
  • Reaxys