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Science - Biophy Library - Chemistry Libguide: Reference Sources (Print & Electronic)

This will provide a very useful and helpful guide to the literature of Chemistry for students, staff and researchers alike.

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Online textbooks & handbooks


IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology (Gold Book)

The Compendium is popularly referred to as the "Gold Book". The IUPAC Gold Book contains nearly 7000 terms in chemistry, taken from the various color books the IUPAC Divisions have produced over the last 30 years.



IUPAC Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry (the Blue Book) - ELECTRONIC RESOURCE

Crystallography Open Database (COD)

Open-access collection of crystal structures of organic, inorganic, metal-organics compounds and minerals, excluding biopolymers.



The SpectraBase Cloud-Based Repository offers free fast text access to hundreds of thousands of NMR, IR, Raman, UV-Vis, and mass spectra. SpectraBase can be searched by compound name, synonym, InChIKey, or CAS Registry Number. It is an excellent reference if you simply need to look up a spectrum.