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Chemical Information for Chemists: A Primer - Stacks QD8.5.C44 2014

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology - Reference Q121.M3 2002

Good for the non-scientist

CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics (online - also print edition in Reference QD65.H3)

Tables of physical and chemical formulae, properties of substances, etc.

Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (online via ebrary) - 2005

Entries range from a few paragraphs to several pages for very famous scientists

Dictionary of Scientific Biography - Reference Q141.D5  (1971)

Only useful for pre-1971 scientists, but much longer entries than the Hutchinson - this is a 15 volume set