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Library Research Guides

Finding Spectral Data

A guide to locating IR, NMR, mass spec, and other spectral data.

Note

All print titles can be located by searching for their call numbers in our Mirlyn online catalog. Titles include actual spectra unless noted otherwise.

Ultraviolet and Visible (UV/VIS) Spectra

Absorption spectra in the ultra-violet and visible region. QC437 .L253. Vols. 1 - 24.
Each volume has its own chemical name, molecular formula, and author indexes; cumulative indexes available for vols. 1-5, 6-10,11-15, 16-20.

Organic electronic spectral data. QD65 .O68. Vols. 1-3,5-8,11-21,24-28 (1946 - 1986).
Annual compilation of uv/visible spectra data (lambda max, log epsilon, etc. but not the actual spectra) with journal references arranged in Hill formula order.

Sadtler handbook of ultraviolet spectra. QC 459 .S251 1979.
Arranged by compound class. Name index and peak locator index.

Sadtler handbook of ultraviolet spectra. QC 459 .S251 1979.
Arranged by compound class. Name index and peak locator index.

Sigma-Aldrich handbook of stains, dyes, and indicators. QD 77 .G731 1990
Several hundred UV/visible spectra, indexed by name and CAS Registry Number, cross-referenced to the Aldrich and Sigma FT-IR handbooks.

UV-VIS atlas of organic compounds. QC 462.85 .P471 1992. 2nd ed. 2 vols.
Arranged by chemical class; indexes by name, formula, and alkyl groups in vol. 2.

Tip - See also call number area QD 96 .U4 or QC 459. Search in Mirlyn by subject: ultraviolet spectra or ultraviolet spectroscopy