One of the most important steps in research is to select the appropriate database for your topic. There are many different kinds of databases out there but you're looking for a bibliographic-type resource that covers the literature of a field. The following databases provide comprehensive coverage for chemistry.
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The following journals provide comprehensive coverage for chemistry.
The following reference works can help you gain a basic understanding of key terms and ideas in your topic. They are also a great resource to learn search terms for your research.