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Intersessions and Summer Sessions 2017 Library Hours

Intersession I: Thursday, May 18 - Monday, May 29

Summer Sessions I and II: Tuesday, May 30 - Saturday, August 19

Intersession II: Saturday, August 19 - Sunday, August 27

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

Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

Fall 2017 Library Hours

Monday, August 28, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018

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

Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED


The Chemistry Library is closed from Thursday, December 21, 2017 to Monday January 1, 2018. 

* See other exceptions and the hours for all West Campus libraries.

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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