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New ebooks – December 2017

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Despite being a short, LMS-free month, librarians across the University have continued to buy ebooks through December. Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection this month. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

Click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

AMES1   AMES2  AMES3  Comp1  Comp2  Educ1  Educ2  Educ3   Educ4  Eng1  Eng2    Eng3    Eng4  Gen1  Geog1  Hist1  Matsci1  Matsci2  Med1  Med2  POLIS1  POLIS2  POLIS3  POLIS4  Psych1   Soc1  Study1  Study2

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New books purchased May-October 2017

These books were purchased earlier this year and are now available in the Chemistry Library at the shelfmarks given. They are all present on the online library catalogue, iDiscover.

If you are a member of the Department of Chemistry (this includes undergraduates studying chemistry) and would like to recommend a book (or any other resource) for purchase please visit our Recommend a book or other resource website for guidance.

ALLEN: Computer simulation of liquids. 2nd Ed. OUP, 2017. QC145.2 .A45 2017 (open shelf and Blue Book collection copies)
ATKINS: Elements of physical chemistry. 7th Ed. OUP, 2017. QD453 .A85 2017 (Blue Book collection)
BERGER: 200 and More NMR Experiments. Wiley-VCH, 2004. QD96 .N8.B47 2004 (open shelf)
BERNATH: Spectra of atoms and molecules. 3rd Ed. OUP, 2016. QC154.A8 .B47 2016 (Blue Book collection)
CALLADINE: Understanding DNA: the molecule and how it works. 3rd Ed. Academic Press, 2004. QP624 .C35 2004 (Blue Book collection)
CAREY: Organic chemistry. 10th Ed. McGraw-Hill, 2017. QD251 .C37 2017. (Blue Book collection)
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. 98th Ed. CRC Press, 2017. QD65 .C73 2017 (Reference collection, also available online)
DEMTRODER: Laser spectroscopy 1: basic principles. 5th Ed. Springer, 2014. QC454.L3 .D46 2014 (Blue Book collection)
DILL: Molecular driving forces: statistical thermodynamics in chemistry and biology. 2nd Ed. Garland Science, 2011. QC311.5 .D55 2011 (Blue Book collection)
FIELD: Organic structures from spectra. 5th Ed. Wiley, 2013. QD272.S6 .F54 2013 (Blue Book collection)
FIELD: Organic Structures from 2D NMR Spectra. Wiley, 2015. QD96 .N8.F54 2015 (open shelf)
FIELD: Instructor’s Guide and Solutions Manual to Organic Structures from 2D NMR Spectra. Wiley, 2015. QD96 .N8.F54 2015 (open shelf)
HAMMOND: Basics of crystallography and diffraction. 4th Ed. OUP, 2015. QD905.2 .H36 2015 (Blue Book collection, also available online)
HERMANSON: Bioconjugate techniques. 3rd Ed. Academic Press, 2013. QP517.B49 .H47 2013 (Blue Book collection)
HOUGHTON: Global warming: the complete briefing. 5th Ed. CUP, 2015. QC981.8.G56 .H68 2015 (open shelf and Blue Book collection copies)
JAMES: An Introduction to Statistical Learning. Springer, 2013. QA276 .J36 2013 (open shelf)
JENSEN: Introduction to computational chemistry. 3rd Ed. Wiley, 2017. QD455.3.E4 .J46 2017 (Blue Book collection)
KEELER: Understanding NMR spectroscopy. 2nd Ed. Wiley, 2010. QD96.N8 .K44 2010 (Blue Book collection)
KOLASINSKI: Surface science: foundations of catalysis and nanoscience. 3rd Ed. Wiley, 2012. QD506 .K65 2012 (Blue Book collection)
LESK: Introduction to bioinformatics. 4th Ed. OUP, 2014. QH507 .L47 2014 (Blue Book collection)
MACZEK: Statistical thermodynamics. 2nd Ed. OUP, 2017. QD504 .M33 2017 (Blue Book collection)
MCMURRY: Organic chemistry. 9th Ed. Cengage Learning, 2016. QD251.M36 2016 (Blue Book collection)
MCMURRY: Organic chemistry of biological pathways. 2nd Ed. Roberts & Co., 2016. QP550 .M36 2016 (Blue Book collection)
MURPHY: Machine Learning. MIT Press, 2012. Q325 .M87 2012 (open shelf, and available online)
QIAO: Electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide. CRC Press, 2016. QD553 .E44 2016 (open shelf)
ROSEN: Surfactants and interfacial phenomena. 4th Ed. Wiley, 2012. TP994 .R67 2012 (Blue Book collection)
SETHNA: Statistical mechanics: entropy, order parameters, and complexity. OUP, 2006. QC174.8 .S48 2006 (Blue Book collection)
SILVERMAN: Organic chemistry of drug design and drug action. 3rd Ed. Elsevier, 2014. RS403 .S55 2014 (Blue Book collection)
SILVERMAN: Organic chemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. Rev. Ed. Academic Press, 2002. QP601 .S55 2002 (Blue Book collection)
SMART: Solid state chemistry: an introduction. 4th Ed. CRC Press, 2013. QD478 .S63 2012 (Blue Book collection, also available online)
SOLOMONS: Organic chemistry: international student version. 12th Ed. Wiley, 2016. QD251 .S65 2014 (Blue Book collection)
VINCENT: Modern batteries. 2nd Ed. Arnold, 1997. TK2901 .V56 1997 (Blue Book collection)
WOODRUFF: Modern techniques of surface science. 3rd Ed. CUP, 2016. QC173.4.S94 .W66 2016 (Blue Book collection)

New titles on Very Short Introductions Online

These titles are especially good for undergraduates, and postgraduates supervising undergraduates, to get a basic understanding of a topic.

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VSI

New titles are regularly added to Oxford’s Very Short Introductions Online, the most recently published titles are listed below.

Evolution (2nd ed.)

Branding

Multilingualism

Jewish History

European Union Law

Catholicism (2nd ed.)

Shakespeare’s Tragedies

Globalization (4th ed.)

Clinical Psychology

Organic Chemistry

Intellectual Property

Infinity

This popular and accessible series offers concise introductions across a wide range of subject areas; Arts & Humanities, Law, Medicine & Health, Science & Mathematics & Social Sciences.

You can browse by subject or search the collection of currently 525 titles, and you can search at the chapter level. You can create your own personal profile which will give you the option to save titles you are reading, copy, paste and annotate the text.

The most popular VSI title amongst University of Cambridge users in 2016, attracting 3,609 “hits” was Rousseau.

Rousseau

Some of the more recent titles are not yet available in iDiscover, these…

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New ebooks – June 2017

Chemists might be interested in several of these new ebooks: Introduction to agent based modelling, Principles of Inorganic Materials Design, Molecular gels, and Progress in Exergy, Energy, and the Environment.

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Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during June. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

Click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Business1   Business2  Economics1  Education1  9781138203143.indd  Engineering1  English1  HPS1     Land1  MatSci1  Medicine1    MML1    Politics1  Politics2  Politics3  Business3  Business4  Education3  Education4  Education5  Education6  HPS2  HPS3  Land2  MatSci2Geography1   Geography2  Engineering2    Medicine2    Geography3  MatSci3  Politics4   9781138656642.indd  Education8  Business5  Politics5

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New books recently purchased

The following books were recommended by members of the Department of Chemistry and are now available to borrow.

If you are a member of the Department of Chemistry and would like to recommend anything, whether it is an online journal, a book, an ebook, or a database, please see our guidance here. Recommendations are always welcome.

The Physical and Chemical Basis of Molecular Biology: Fundamentals

CREIGHTON: The physical and chemical basis of molecular biology. Helvetian Press, 2011

NICOLAOU: Classics in total synthesis: targets, strategies, methods. Wiley-VCH, 1996

NICOLAOU: Classics in total synthesis II: more targets, strategies, methods. Wiley-VCH, 2003

NICOLAOU: Classics in total synthesis III: further targets, strategies, methods. Wiley-VCH, 2011

Book cover: Ball Milling Towards Green Synthesis

RANU: Ball milling towards green synthesis. RSC, 2015

The Biophysical Chemistry of Proteins

CREIGHTON: Biophysical chemistry of nucleic acids and proteins. Helvetian Press, 2010

New books purchased

These books were recommended by members of the Department of Chemistry and are now available to borrow from the Chemistry Library.

Nematic and Cholesteric Liquid Crystals Concepts and Physical Properties Illustrated by Experiments book cover

Oswald, P., & Pieranski, P. (2005). Nematic and cholesteric liquid crystals : Concepts and physical properties illustrated by experiments / Patrick Oswald, Pawel Pieranski ; translated by Doru Constantin. (Liquid crystals book series). Chemistry Library shelfmark: QD293 .O89 2005

R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics

Lander, J. (2014). R for Everyone : Advanced Analytics and Graphics / Jared P. Lander. (Addison Wesley Data & Analytics Series). Chemistry Library shelfmark: QA76.73.R3 .L36 2014

Biochemistry

Berg, J., Tymoczko, J., Stryer, L., & Gatto, G. (2015). Biochemistry / Jeremy M. Berg, John L. Tymoczko, Gregory J. Gatto, Jr., Lubert Stryer. (Eighth ed.). Chemistry Library shelfmark: QP514.2 .B47 2015

Structure and Action of Molecular Chaperones

Gierasch, L., Horwich, A., Slingsby, C., Wickner, S., & Agard, D. (2016). Structure and action of molecular chaperones : Machines that assist protein folding in the cell / Lila M. Gierasch, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Arthur L. Horwich, Yale School of Medicine, Christine Slingsby, University of London, Sue Wickner, National Cancer Institute, David Agard, UC San Francisco. (Series in structural biology ; vol. 6). Chemistry Library shelfmark: QP551 .G54 2016

See here for guidance on how to recommend a book or ebook, journal or ejournal, or a database.

 

Find out what books we have recently purchased

Please visit our ‘Recommend a book or other resource‘ web page for a link to a list of what we have recently purchased.library-images-take-2-5482-taken-by-nathan-pitt-university-of-cambridge

The books were either recommended by our readers, or by lecturers as part of their undergraduate reading lists (Blue Books), or were new editions of textbooks.

You will see that we have been purchasing more computational chemistry and drug discovery titles, in order to support the increasing amount of research that is taking place in these areas within the department.

We welcome recommendations for the purchase of books (and ebooks) for the Chemistry Library collections from our readers, as well as for journals and databases. Please see the above website for further information on how to do this.