I'm sorry, but you will not be reading novels about chemistry in the course! Instead you will be learning how to find chemical information using both printed and electronic literature sources. Class meetings will have a lecture portion and a hands-on portion. Chemical Literature is designated as a writing intensive course. At the end of the course, you will demonstrate your ability to conduct a detailed literature search by writing a term paper on a current chemical topic that has been approved by the instructor. Students should be familiar with organic nomenclature before enrolling in this course.