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Chemistry dictionary for Word & Open Office

Download this dictionary to your laptop or home computer so that chemical names don't show up as typos (with the red squiggly lines under them.) There are about 104,000 terms in the dictionary, focusing more on the organic side of chemistry.

Search dissertations & theses

Search for dissertations/theses to see others' methods, etc.


Style guides, abbreviations, & bibliographic software

Style guides


Bibliographic software

Resources for Writing a Thesis or Dissertation

Web resources for writing

Books on scientific writing