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How do I search the ACS Journals?

Search these chemistry journals.

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Search ACS Journals

Step 1:

Access ACS Journals. (If you're off-campus, you will be prompted to login with your myPVCC username and password).  


Step 2:

Enter your search terms in the first search box, and click Search.

search box


Step 3:

Review your results.  Pay attention to both the type of source (chapter or article), as well as the date.  In certain topics the older sources may contain outdated information.  

chapter or article results with publication date


Step 4:

Click the title of the source you want to read.  Read the abstract to see if it's useful, and then click the PDF button to download it.

article title abstract and PDF download button



  • Overwhelmed by the number of results?  Filter by article type or publication date on the left.
    filter by article type