Finding chemical information by on- and off-line searching of data bases by computer and by hand-searching print-form reference works such as Chemical Abstracts, dictionaries, encyclopedias, index serials, formularies, treatises, and review serials. Lecture topics will also include units on patents, institutional publications and the primary periodical literature. Includes chemical information retrieval from the Internet as well as the preparation of a bibliography on a chemical topic using exhaustive manual and computer searching of the world’s literature. Prerequisites: Credit or concurrent enrollment in CHEM 340 - Organic Chemistry Survey or CHEM 350 - Principles of Organic Chemistry I. Grade only. Offered annually.