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Inorganic Chemistry: Printed sources in the Science/Engineering Library
These are some of the major reference works in the Science/Engineering Library on inorganic chemistry. We also have many more specialized books. So you may want to browse both our reference and circulating collections in the call number (shelf number) range QD151 to QD197 where many of our books on inorganic chemistry are shelved to see if there a book suitable for your specific needs.
Gmelin Handbook for Inorganic Chemistry
QD151 G52 (Reference Section). A vast collection of data and descriptions of the physical properties, occurrence, preparation, and reactions of elements, inorganic compounds, minerals, alloys, coordination compounds, and organometallics. It covers the literature from the beginning of inorganic chemistry in the 18th century. For help in locating compounds in Gmeln see The Complete Gmelin Catalog: https://research.lib.buffalo.edu/ld.php?content_id=29439406
Comprehensive inorganic chemistry
QD151.2 .C64 (Reference Section and and older edition, QD151 .S69 (Circulating Collection). A 5 volume work.
QD151.A1 I5 (Circulating Collection). A multi-volume work. The latest volume (Volume 35) is online: Search the CUNYplus catalog for the title: Inorganic syntheses [electronic resource]: Volume 35
Technique of inorganic chemistry
QD51 .J76 (Circulating Collection). A 7 volume work.