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Welcome to the research guide for Chemistry. In this guide, you will find: 

  • Recommended resources that you can access 24/7
  • Tools for finding chemical properties, reactions, spectra, and safety information
  • Tips for citing sources using EndNote and other citation managers
  • Where to ask for help

Top Resources

Analytical Abstracts
Search the analytical literature from 1980 to present.

Cambridge Structural Database (WebCSD)
Repository for small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures.

CHEMnetBASE
Chemical reference works.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Authoritative resource consisting of tables of data and current international recommendations on nomenclature, symbols, and units.

Lange's Handbook of Chemistry
Standard reference for chemists covering facts, data, and tabular material.

Reaxys
Use this database to locate chemical substances and reactions.

Science of Synthesis
Reviews of organic and organometallic transformations as well as experimental procedures.

SciFinder Scholar
Comprehensive article database of the chemical literature.

Web of Science
Article database covering major scientific publications and cited references.

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