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Chemistry: Chemical Structures & Data

Key Library resources for Chemists

Useful websites

Freely available chemical structure and database websites:

Chemical structure databases

Chemical structure databases

SciFinder indexes journal articles, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences.

Registration is required 
Once registered, access to SciFinder is dependent on IP address, so is accessible on campus and can be used off-campus by entering your campus ID and password when prompted.

Learn more about SciFinder at CAS Learning Solutions Here you'll find interactive online tutorials and detailed "How to" Guides.

You can also sign up for SciFinder e-seminars

You can also use SciFinder on your mobile device


Reaxys  allows chemical structure and formula searches as well as topic searches for journal articles

Help using Reaxys is available including training modules,videos and webinars.



SciFinder Need-to-Know videos

Need-to-Know videos cover practical, real-world applications of SciFinder features and capabilities. Averaging only three minutes, these videos will quickly give you the information you need to use SciFinder effectively and advance your research. Topics include:

Structure Searching 

Reaction Searching

Reference Searching

General Topics