Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Helpful Hints

The library has a long list of online and offline rescources. Check out the databases and consult LibGuides or the librarians for help.

Be sure to cite sources as you find them, look at the RefWorks page of this guide for detailed instructions and how to videos.

Pharmacy at UMass Lowell

In 2017 the university is set to open the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences which will include both undergraduate and graduate programs of study. This guide will be a growing and changing guide to the resources available to students looking for articles and books about pharmaceuticals, pharmacology and pharmacy practice.

This guide is particularly oriented towards students in chemical and biological engineering researching active pharmaceutical agents and drug design.

Current Events

Stay up to date on the news in pharmacy and check out the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), which is the global body representing pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, founded in 1912. Through 132 national organizations, academic institutional members and individual members, they represent over three million pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists around the world.

FIP is a non-governmental organization that has been in official relations with the World Health Organization since 1948. Through partnerships and extensive global pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences network, they work to support the development of the pharmacy profession, through practice and emerging scientific innovations, in order to meet the world’s health care needs and expectations.


Each database has a unique set of sources, try your search terms on each to find the widest pool of information. See database descriptions by hovering over the name of the database.