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Chemistry: Welcome!

Thanks for visiting the chemistry research guide from J.S. Flipper Library at Allen University, This guide will act as your gateway to resources in the Library, in research databases and online. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to Ask a Librarian

Chemistry Overview

This lib-guide also aims to help you, the user, understand how to better use your library. We have highlighted several different services that the library offers in order to give customers an overview of services and resources they may not be aware of or may not feel comfortable using. As technology changes, libraries must change as well. Our library aims to be at the forefront of providing relevant information, tools, services, and programs for our users. Please take a moment to browse any of the offerings that are of interest to you, and of course, don't hesitate to ask a librarian if you would like further assistance with any of our services or resources. Thanks for visiting our lib-guide!


Chemistry is a  science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of substances and with the transformations that they undergo. The purpose of Chemistry courses at Allen University are to provide students with sufficient information that will allow them to explain and understand structure, bonding, reactions and properties of different every day chemical compounds. Chemistry courses taught at Allen University are General Chemistry I  (201 and 202L)  General Chemistry II ( 202 and 202L)  Organic Chemistry I ( 303 and 303L) Organic Chemistry II (304 and 304L) and Biochemistry (404 and 404L)

Library Staff Member

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Carol L. Bowers
Allen University
1530 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
Joseph Simeon Flipper Library

Reach Out to a Library Staff Member

Don't hesitate to ask if you need help!  Whether you're trying to narrow down your topic, you're having trouble searching through an electronic database, or you're looking for one specific thing, just contact Ms. Bowers. 

She can be reached by email at, by phone 376-5748, or visit her office in the J.S. Flipper’s Library.  For more information about library resources and help, visit the Research Guides Library's website.

Allen University - J.S . Flipper Library Hours:

Library Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Friday 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Saturday 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Summer and Holiday hours may vary


Hours vary during breaks and intersession. For all Library hours, visit the J.S. Flipper's Library hours website.

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