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Physical, Spectroscopic and Synthesis Data

Merck Index
A collection of monographs, named reactions, and tables describing significant chemicals, drugs, and biological substances.
Combined Chemical Dictionary
A searchable database that returns structures, chemical properties, derivatives, and references (including spectral data references).
Profiles of Drug Substances, Excipients and Related Methodology
A bookseries that is available online (earlier years in print that has extensive reviews on drugs). Used to be knows as Analytical profiles of drug substances and excipients. Library LC call# for print is RM300.A56.
CrossFire Beilstein
The online version of two German handbooks, Beilstein (organic compounds) and Gmelin (inorganic and organometallic compounds). These databases index synthetic methods, structures, and physical properties in the chemical literature from as early as 1771.
Organic Syntheses
A compilation of detailed, reliable, and peer-reviewed synthetic methods for organic compounds.
NIST Chemistry WebBook
Provides chemical and physical property data on over 40000 compounds from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Spectral Database for Organic Compounds (SDBS)
Free online source for spectral data.
PubMed
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine with citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles.
Web of Science

Profile a Class of Compounds

AccessScience
Online Encyclopedia of Science & Technology and Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Chemical technology resource including the properties, manufacturing, and uses of chemicals and materials, processes, and engineering principles.
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Industrial chemistry resource including polymers, plastics ,metals, alloys and environmental protection.
PubMed
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine with citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles.

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