The Chemistry Library is a branch library of the University of Delaware
Library, and serves students, faculty and staff in chemistry, biochemistry and related
disciplines. Located on the second floor of Brown Laboratory, the Library provides a specialized
collection of several thousand books, journals, and reference materials in chemistry, biochemistry,
and related disciplines. The library also provides access to all electronic resources,
e-journals, and databases provided by the University of Delaware Library.
The Chemistry Library also provides electronic access to
course materials for chemistry courses
at the University of Delaware.
There are armchairs near the current periodicals and reference collection,
several study carrels, and four group study rooms. Access to the group
study rooms is available from the hallway when the library is closed.
The 4-station computer workspace provides access to the Internet and
the library's electronic resources. Wireless LAN and AC outlets are
available for laptop connections in the Library.
- Ask a Librarian online reference service: AskRef email reference, AskRef Live! chat reference, AskRef IM, and more.
- Collection: The Chemistry Library houses a relatively small core collection of material to support the research and teaching of Chemistry Department members. It includes
nearly 4000 journal volumes and 7000 books in the reference and circulating collection. There are current issues of 30 - 40 journals.
Much of the chemistry and biochemistry collection is in Morris Library. Access to many electronic journals via the Web is provided.
- Course Reserves:The
Chemistry Library provides course reserves of materials provided by faculty and instructors for class use. Please bring
reserve materials to the service desk in the Chemistry Library.
- Electronic Reserves:
The Reserve staff of the Access Services Department in the Morris
Library will scan and provide access to reserve materials for faculty
who wish to provide electronic reserve materials to students online.
Please consult Electronic Reserve: Information for Faculty and
Instructors at http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/reserve/semester.html
- Instructional and Collection Development
Faculty and instructors who wish to recommend items for the collection,
or have a librarian provide an instructional session to a class or
group related to library resources and databases, please contact Cathy
Wojewodzki, Librarian, Reference and Instructional Services Department.
- Interlibrary Loan :Interlibrary loan service is provided if the University of Delaware Library
does not own a book or journal volume that you need for research. An
electronic Request Form is available for your use in finding this material.
library is a Quiet Study Zone, and food is not allowed. To provide the
best study environment, only beverages with lids are allowed in the
Library. All users are requested to remember that cell phone use may
Library Assistant III
202 Brown Lab
Subject Selector, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Cathy Wojewodzki, Librarian
Reference, Collection Development, and Instruction
Branch Libraries Coordinator
Fritz Getze, Associate Librarian
Regular Semester Hours
Mon.–Thur. 8 am - 10 pm
Fri. 8 am - 5 pm
Sun. 1 - 5 pm
Hours vary during holidays / intersessions.
See Hours for details.
Submit your list of library material and instructor-owned materials
to be put on reserve in the Chemistry Library for your class to the
branch Library Assistant. The University of Delaware Library
also offers Electronic Reserve. Click here for
more information about Electronic Reserve.
may be checked out from the Chemistry Library. Please remember to bring
your I.D. card, which is required for all check outs. You may access
list of materials that you have checked out at Books I have Checked Out.
A book may be recalled
electronically when Delcat indicates it is checked out.
Requests for Purchase
Send recommendations for new books, journals, and electronic media to Cathy Wojewodzki email.