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Chemistry: Websites

Key Library resources for Chemists

Useful websites

 Chemspider is a free chemical structure database from the RSC

CDS is the Chemical Database Service from Daresbury Labs

  International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

NIST Chemistry Web Book

The Sheffield Chemdex: the directory of chemistry on the WWW since 1993. Includes information and links to companies, people, compounds, elements, the periodic table and much more.

Free to register, provides a comprehensive platform for chemical information.

RSC Interactive Periodic Table

The Visual Elements Periodic Table from the Royal Society of Chemistry

Professional organisations

American Chemical Society


   Royal Society of Chemistry

Free chemistry resources on the web

The RSC and CDS have created a comprehensive list of freely available chemistry resources

Virtual Experiments

Southampton University Virtual Experiments

Reading University Virtual Experiments

Oxford University Virtual Experiments

ChemCollective Virtual Lab