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View Resource IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology

Hosted online by chemsoc, compiled by the Royal Society of Chemistry, and originally published in print form by Blackwell Science in 1997, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Compendium of Chemical Terminology has recently been made available online for free. The searchable compendium, popularly referred to as the "Gold Book," contains "nearly 7000 terms, with...

http://goldbook.iupac.org/
View Resource The Chemistry Resource Center

Maintained by the British Columbia Institute of Technology Chemistry Department, The Chemistry Resource Center Web site bills itself as "on-line multi-media tutor to direct students to find textbook references, interesting WWW links and to guide them to solve Chemistry problems." Among the many activities on the site, probably the most interesting is the "How well do you know your Periodic Table?"...

http://nobel.scas.bcit.ca/resource/
View Resource Acronyms and Abbreviations

Berlin's Institute of Chemistry maintains the Acronyms and Abbreviations database, which contains more than 12,000 entries geared towards chemistry and spectroscopy. Users need only type in an acronym or abbreviation and then click to get a list of possible results. A search for "GC," for example, brings up gas chromatography, glycerol, graphic context, and strangely enough garbage collection....

http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/cgi-bin/acronym