Subject Guides Prepared by the Swain Library
General Guide |
Analytical Chemistry |
Chemical Laboratory Safety |
Drug Information |
Inorganic Chemistry |
Life Scientists |
Physical Chemistry |
Polymer Chemistry |
Searching the Internet |
Chemistry Resources for Life Scientists
Compiled by Grace Baysinger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dictionaries, Directories, and Nomenclature
Encyclopedias and Major Reference Works
Guides to Property Data
Methods and Protocols
Chemical Supplier Databases
- Available Chemicals Directory in 3-D
Must download MDL ISIS client software; get password from Lee Kozar. Structure searchable; includes prices.
Resource integrated into SciFinder Scholar. Must download SFS software. Structure searchable.
Search by name, formula or CAS Registry Number. Also includes a property explorer.
- Chemical Sources Online
Web interface based on classic print books.
Major Bibliographic Databases
Major Structure and Reaction Databases
- ChemDraw Software
Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SU*LAIR) /
Academic Computing has paid for a campus-wide site license to ChemDraw
Standard, a version of the popular chemical drawing program by CambridgeSoft.
This site license allows all current Stanford students, faculty, and
staff to download the program FOR FREE to their home, office, or
personal computer. Users must have an email address that ends with:
Note that after downloading, no Internet connection is required
for use. The license key you will receive as part of the registration
process does include a timer that corresponds to the time frame
of the annual site license agreement.
- Gaussian Software
- Software on Swain’s Computers
March 22, 2011