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Use RACER, our free interlibrary loan system to request a document from another library across Canada. It's easy to do, just sign up for a free account.

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Tools for brainstorming search terms

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is figure out alternate search terms.  Try some of the sources below to kickstart your chemistry research by thinking differently about your subject.

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