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Chemistry Databases

Chemistry Websites

  • Chem - Guide
    Designed to help students understand concepts of chemistry. Topics include Atomic Structure and Bonding , Inorganic and Organic Chemistry , Organic Reaction Mechanisms , Instrumental analysis, and Chemistry Calculations.
  • The Chemical Database
    A database of information about thousands of hazardous chemicals. From the Department of Chemistry at the University of Akron.
  • ChemSpider
    A free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 26 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
  • eMolecules
    Allows you to search for Chemistry information online in addition to drawing chemical structures for molecules that are searched.
  • Eric Weisstein's World of Chemistry
    An electronic encyclopedia of chemistry that includes organic, inorganic and quantum chemistry. Includes references for further reading. Topics are searchable, or users can browse links.
  • General Chemistry Online
    An introduction that includes hyperlinked notes, guides, and articles for first semester chemistry. The Toolbox provides interactive graphing, a pop-up periodic table, and calculators. Additionally, Tutorials contains self-guided tutorials, quizzes, and drills on specific topics. There is one database of 800 common compound names, formulas, structures, and properties, and another for over 400 annotated Web sites. From a chemistry professor at Frostburg State University, Maryland.
  • The Periodic Table of Videos
    Click on the symbol for each chemical element on the Periodic Table of the Elements for a short video about that element.
  • Science.gov
    Connects you to U.S. Government science and technology information about chemistry.
  • A Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements
    A project "to produce images that explore and reflect upon the diversity of elements that comprise matter." Each of the elements is accompanied by a visual image, as well as a description and history (including origin of name). From the Royal Society of Chemistry in England.
  • What Chemists Do
    Career information in the field of chemistry from the American Chemical Society.

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