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Chemical Information Sources Wikibook

Originally it was compiled by Gary Wiggins (Indiana University) and published as a book in 1991.  Currently, it is maintained by the ACS Chemical Information Division's Education Committee.  Containing 21 chapters, it covers information on the publication process, chemistry guides, search strategies, current awareness, author and citation searching, subject, chemical name, formula, and structure searching, synthesis and reaction searching, physical property searching, science writing aids, chemical history, and careers.