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A guide for Chemistry resources in the McGaw Library and online.

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Web-Accessible Databases

Web Resources

  • ChemSpider 
    ​ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 58 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
    Group of databases covering chemicals and drugs, diseases and the environment, environmental health, occupational safety and health, poisoning, risk assessment and regulations, and toxicology.
  • IUPAC Nomenclature Book Series
    Provides back versions of the IUPAC nomenclature for naming chemical compounds. 
  • Basic IUPAC Organic Nomenclature
    A student-friendly version of current IUPAC organic chemistry nomenclature. Includes online exercises to test knowledge.
    A free aggregator of reputable chemistry-related websites.