Chemistry search tools

A free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 26 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

International Tables for Crystallography
The definitive resource and reference work for crystallography and structural science, including 1100 tables of symmetry-group data for crystal-structure analysis.

National Chemical Database Service
Provides access to a suite of commercial databases and services including ACD/I-Lab2, CSD, DETHERM, SPRESIweb and ICSD.

Reaxys provides information from the essential chemistry databases Beilstein, Gmelin as well as chemical patent information.

Covers all areas of chemistry and chemical engineering. May be searched on factual data or by using structures and substructures.

Springer Materials
Consists of 400 volumes, 250,000 substances and 1,200,000 citations covering a range of subjects including physical chemistry and crystallography.

Web Thermo Tables
The web version of the TRC Thermodynamic Tables. Access available from South Kensington campus only.

Multidisciplinary search tools  

Web of Science

Gives access to:

Web of Science Core Collection
Conference Proceedings Citation Index
Journal Citation Reports

Indexes peer-reviewed research literature with more than 20,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers.

The British Library's Electronic Table of Contents service.

Chemistry journal collections

American Chemical Society Publications

Royal Society of Chemistry

RSC archive 
Provides access to over 250,000 articles published from 1841 to 1996.

Multidisciplinary electronic journal collections



Wiley Online Library

E-books and e-book collections

ACS Symposium Series

Advances in Chemistry

Comprehensive organic name reactions and reagents

Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

Handbook of chemistry and physics

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology

Knovel Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Polymer Science : a comprehensive reference

Royal Society of Chemistry e-book collection 1968 - 2014