Tools and Databases

ChemFinder WebServer: Need data on a specific compound - density, boiling point, etc.? Look here for the information and a limited set of references.

ChemBank: ChemBank is a freely available collection of data about small molecules and resources for studying their properties, especially their effects on biology.

Chemistry WebBook: The NIST Chemistry WebBook provides access to data compiled and distributed by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program. Think thermochemical and Spectra data!

Chemistry Journal Abbreviations: A resource for the student or faculty that is not sure of the name of the journal from the citation in a particular reference list.

ChemWeb: Access to chemistry abstracts, papers, books, conferences, news, forums, and more.

UPAC-NIST Solubility Database: A database containing solubilities originally published in the IUPAC (International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry) - NIST Solubility Data Series is now available online.

Molecular Visualization Tools and Sites: Tools to visualize molecular structures of interest.

Table of Isotopes: Dealing with something radioactive? here is the site that will give you the needed information or lead you in the right direction to look.

Virtual Chemistry: Need supplemental instruction on that chemistry lecture? Visit the UK via the web and sit in on introductory lectures in chemistry.

WebElements: The periodic table of elements on the web.

TOXNET: Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine.


Updated: October 29, 2009  Contact a Reference Librarian