"The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them."

Mark Twain

Below are links to subject headings of books selected by the editors of Choice as Outstanding Academic Books. If you would like to select a specific book to give to the University Libraries, please select one from this list and write the title on the order form. If the book you have chosen is no longer available, a similar book from the same subject will be ordered.

Notable Books: Chemistry
Basic 1H- and 13C-NMR spectroscopy by Balci, Metin
Bio-based polymers and composites by Wool, Richard P.
Data analysis for chemistry: an introductory guide for students and laboratory scientists by D. Brynn Hibbert and J. Justin Gooding
Electrical properties of polymers by Tony Blythe and David Bloor
Electrochemical aspects of ionic liquids by Ohno, Hiroyuki
Fundamentals of molecular symmetry by Bunker, Philip R.
Handbook of physical-chemical properties and environmental fate for organic chemicals: v. 1: Introduction and hydrocarbons; v. 2: Halogenated hydrocarbons; v. 3: Oxygen containing compounds; v.4: Nitrogen and sulfar containing compounds and pesticides by Donald Mackay
Hazardous materials chemistry by Armando S. Bevelacqua
History of Industrial Gases by Almqvist, Ebbe
Magick, Mayhem, and Mavericks: the spirited history of physical chemistry by Cobb, Cathy
Managing Chemical Safety by Nelson, Dennis G.
Molecular reaction dynamics by Levine, Raphael D.
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: an introduction to principles, applications, and experimental methods by Lambert, Joseph B.
Proteins: structure and function by Whitford, David
Solid state chemistry: an introduction by Lesley Smart and Elaine Moore
Strategic applications of names reactions in organic synthesis: background and detailed mechanisms by Laszlo Kurti and Barbara Czako
The joy of chemistry: the amazing sciences of familiar things by Cobb, Cathy
Thin-layer chromatography: a modern practical approach by Peter E. Wall



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