Chemistry

Study of substances and the changes in properties, structure, composition, and behavior they undergo during a reaction. Below are resources to help you find scholarly articles, datasets, and patents.

Key Databases

The best first place to go if you're looking for research materials in this discipline.

Reaxys

Use Reaxys to obtain checked physico-chemical data, preparation/reaction methods for pure compounds, and literature and patent references. Includes th...

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SciFinder Scholar

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Web of Science

Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 high-impact journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as international pro...

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ChemDraw professional

ChemDraw Professional is the complete drawing tool of choice for chemists and biologists to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawi...

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NC State University Safety Data Sheets (SDS) Management System

Collection of over 500,000 material safety data sheets for chemical products. MSDS commonly contain information on chemical and physical properties; h...

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Sigma-Aldrich

Provides descriptions, physical properties, safety information, basic pricing information, and references for thousands of commercially available chem...

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Chemical Reactions

  • Current chemical reactions (CCR-Expanded) - Contains single- and multi-step new synthetic methods. The overall reaction flow is provided for eac...
  • Synthetic reaction updates - "Synthetic Reaction Updates is a literature updating service keeping you up to date with recent deve...
  • E-EROS - e-EROS provides in-depth information on reagents and catalysts, focusing on organic syntheses. This ...

Structure Searching

  • Cambridge structural database system - CSD is a repository for small-molecule organic and metal-organic 3D crystal structures, containing o...
  • ChemSpider - ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing access to over 30 million structures, pro...
  • NIST chemistry webbook - Provides thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by NIST under the Standard...
  • PubChem - PubChem contains the chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biologi...

Patents

  • Derwent innovations index - The Derwent Innovations Index, available through the ISI Web of Knowledge interface, is a Web-access...
  • Reaxys - Use Reaxys to obtain checked physico-chemical data, preparation/reaction methods for pure compounds,...

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