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Science Reference Resources
Reference books listed below represent some of the resources available in the library for starting research in the fields of Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Science & Technology, Engineering and Invention. Assistance in locating information is available at the Reference Desk, including Website references for students and teachers.

Astronomy

Astronomy and Space: From the Big Bang to the Big Crunch by Phillis Engelbert

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Astronomy by Sybil P. Parker

The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia by Stephen P. Maran

Biology

Concise Encyclopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology by Thomas Scott

Encyclopedia of Environmental Biology by William Aaron Nierenberg

The Encyclopedia of Animal Biology by R. McNeill Alexander

Chemistry

Chemical and Process Technology Encyclopedia by Douglas M. Considine

Concise Encyclopedia Chemistry by Mary Eagleson

Kirk-Othmer Concise Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology by Raymond E. Kirk

Macmillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry by J. J. Lagowski

Mathematics

Biographical Encyclopedia of Mathematicians, Marshall Cavendish

Mathematics Dictionary (5th ed.), Chapman & Hall

Technology, Engineering and Invention

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Vols.1-20

Engineering Encyclopedia: A Condensed Encyclopedia and Mechanical Dictionary for engineers, mechanics, technical schools, industrial plants and public libraries

Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia of Invention and Technology

Note: Materials are available at Charleston County Public Library.