Welcome to the course guide for CHEM 3451! The sections in this guide introduce you to the resources you need to complete the bonus assignment, the Literature Search Report.
One of the main resources you'll be using is the database SciFinder Scholar. Make sure to review the next three tabs to learn how to access the database, and then search for articles and chemical properties.
You may also want to consult toxicological information and government documents about the contaminant you'll be researching. See the Find MSDS and Toxicology, and Find Govt Info tabs for guidance.
The final tab, RefWorks and Citation Help, tells you where to find the ACS Style Guide, which you'll need to do correct citations for the Literature Search Report.
Early quantitative analysis chemists - Gustav Kirchhoff and Robert Bunsen (right).
"Bunsen-Kirchhoff" by Unknown (Courtesy Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection, Department of Special Collections, University of Pennsylvania Library.) - http://dewey.library.upenn.edu/sceti/smith/imagedetail.cfm?PictureID=2076. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bunsen-Kirchhoff.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Bunsen-Kirchhoff.jpg