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Inorganic Chemistry: Inorganic Reference Books

Inorganic Chemistry Lab

Using Inorganic Chemistry Reference Resources

In addition to looking up compounds in SciFinder, REAXYS and other scientific databases, information on uses, properties and the discovery and history of compounds can be found in chemistry handbooks and encyclopedias.  Interesting histories about who or when compounds were first discovered adds impact to your report.