When starting your research in chemistry and associated topics, you have to clarify your topic, narrow it down and decide what kinds of sources you will need. These may include print books, scholarly journals, eBooks, databases and websites.
The Library's home page features a search box that functions as a "Google-like" single search. This is a good start to a search.
A better approach is to use the WorldCat Discovery tab to initiate an advanced search.
To learn more go to the Doing An Advanced Search Page.