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New books bought by the library – April 2011

Advances in X-ray tomography for geomaterials / edited by Jacques Desrues, Gioacchino Viggiani, Pierre Besuelle. London : ISTE, 2006    Analysis of transport phenomena / William M. Deen. New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998               Asphaltenes, heavy oils, and petroleomics / edited by Oliver C. Mullins … [et al.]. New York : Springer, … Continue reading

BookBoon – free undergraduate e-textbooks

BookBoon.com  is an interesting site that publishes free textbooks in PDF format.   There are several books in the area of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry written by university lecturers,  some of whom are from  Imperial College.   The books are aimed at undergraduates and give an overview of different subjects.  There are also videos of accounting lectures.  If you are an … Continue reading

SciFinder Mobile – the “smart” choice for scientists and researchers

With no need to download a special app, the new SciFinder Mobile platform allows researchers to use web-enabled smartphones to access CAS databases through SciFinder, the preferred research tool for chemical and related sciences. SciFinder Mobile is available to all SciFinder subscribers in commercial, academic, and government organizations and can be accessed at https://scifinder.cas.org/mobile with … Continue reading