8 Organic chemistry resources



1. Articles


 SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)
SciFinder Scholar allows for seamless and comprehensive searching of 5 Chemical Abstracts Services databases (plus MEDLINE).


 Web of Science
The International Scientific Index (ISI) from Thompson Scientific provides database indexes > 8,000 peer-reviewed journals with complete bibliographic data.


 PubMed
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE--14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's.


 Biological Abstracts
The International Scientific Index (ISI) from Thompson Scientific provides database indexes > 8,000 peer-reviewed journals with complete bibliographic data.


Reaxys
Reaxys (from Elsevier) contains an extensive repository of experimentally organic, inorganic and organometallic chemical data that chemists need including structures, reactions (including multi-step reactions) and physical properties. The interface searches: Beilstein (Organic chemistry from 1700's); Gmelin (Inorganic chemistry from 1800's); and Patent Chemistry Database (Patents from 1975).


 ScienceDirect
ScienceDirect is a Web database for scientific research that contains the full text of more than 1,000 Elsevier Science journals in the life, physical, medical, technical, and social sciences available through the Internet.


Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator

Access to Japanese free journals, proceedings, reports, conferences, etc.,


Chemistry Central 
Chemistry Central is a new service publishing peer-reviewed open access research in chemistry, from the same team that created BioMed Central, the leading biomedical open access publisher.


Free Full-Text Journals in Chemistry
The directory lists fully and partly free journals that comply with the following criteria: publisher's grading of a journal as peer-reviewed; one-year, at least, free full-text content, or extensive free supplements to printed versions of papers; chemistry or chemistry-related subject coverage; English language of articles (journals in Russian are also listed on a separate page).


Indian Academy of Sciences Journals-OPEN ACCESS!
The Academy's journals are 'open access' and full text is available as PDF files on each journal's website.


Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals.


2. Biochemical (Enzymes, Proteins)


BRENDA: the Comprehensive Enzyme Database
BRENDA is the main collection of enzyme functional data available to the scientific community. About 3,500 "different" enzymes are covered and can be searched by name, chemical/physical properties, reaction data, etc.,


ENZYME Nomenclature Database
ENZYME is a repository of information relative to the nomenclature of enzymes.


Protein Data Bank
Repository of structural information on protein, DNA, RNA, virus and carbohydrate structures.


3. Chemistry BLOGS


American Chemical Society Blog
Royal Society of Chemistry: Chemistry World Blog

Chemistry Blogs

Postgenomic

Chemical Blogspace

Ryan's Blog on NMR Software

Chemistry Blog (Iowa State University)


4. Dictionaries


Chemistry DictionariesIUPAC 
Compendium of Chemical Terminology

Online Languages Dictionary
Evaluating Information Found on the Internet


5. Directories


The ACS Directory of Graduate Education (DGR)
The ACS Directory of Graduate Education (DGR) is the most comprehensive source of information on chemical research and researchers at universities in the U.S. and Canada.


ESIS: European chemical substances information system
An IT System which provides you with information on chemicals, related to: - EINECS (European Inventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances), - ELINCS (European List of Notified Chemical Substances),- BPD (Biocidal Products Directive), - HPVCs (High Production Volume Chemicals) and LPVCs (Low Production Volume Chemicals), including EU Producers/Importers lists, - C&L (Classification and Labelling), - IUCLID Chemical Data Sheets, IUCLID Export Files, OECD-IUCLID Export Files, EUSES Export Files, - Priority Lists, Risk Assessment process and tracking system in relation to Council Regulation (EEC) 793/93 also known as Existing Substances Regulation (ESR).


6. Dissertations, Conference Papers & Proceedings


Proquest-Dissertations & Theses: A&I
Covers dissertations accepted at accredited U.S. institutions since 1861. Selectively 
covers masters theses, Canadian dissertations, British, and other international dissertations.


IEEE Xplore
IEEE Xplore is an online delivery system that provides full text access to IEEE´s transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE standards.


PapersFirst
PapersFirst database provides access to individual papers presented at conferences worldwide.


Dissertation Express
Students, faculty, staff and researchers can now order their own unbound copies of dissertations and theses with express delivery to their home, school or office. Select from over one million titles available from UMI.


Directory of Published Proceedings (DoPP) 
Since 1965, InterDok has identified resulting material from 280,000+ conferences, congresses, meetings & symposia.


ProceedingsFirst
The ProceedingsFirst database provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide. Each ProceedingsFirst record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference. Like its companion, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst provides access to The British Library Document Supply Centre's vast collection of conference proceedings.


7. Drugs & Pharmacology


Anti-HIV Drugs Database


MedlinePlus
You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.


CINAHL Plus with Full Text: Nursing and Allied Health 
CINAHL Plus with Full Text provides indexing for 3,001 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937.


Cochrane Library 
The Cochrane Library is a unique source of reliable and up-to-date information on the effects of interventions in health care.


Databases: The Alternative Medicine Homepage


Drug Database Online
Drugs-description, direction, dosage, side effects, etc.,


Drugs.com
FDA approved drug products.


The Merck Manual - GALILEO
Standard medical handbook.

RxList - The Internet Drug Index for prescription drug information 
Standard medical handbooks of reliable, easy-to-use medical information.


TOXNET
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.


WebMD Health-Drug Index
Health A-Z Home. Healthy Living A-Z. Community A-Z. Tests & Tools A-Z. Drugs A-Z. Videos A-Z ... FDA Cracks Down on Illegal Sex Drugs WebMD Health News.


8. History of Science


Echo Research Center
Echo's research center catalogues, annotates, and reviews sites on the history of science, technology, and industry.


The Galileo Project
Catalog of the Scientific Community in the 16th and 17th Centuries.


History of Chemistry
Includes Biographies of Chemists and some Physicists.


History of Science Society


Institute and Museum of the History of Science
The Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza produces thematic digital libraries which include not only publications but also manuscripts, "objects" (in particular, scientific instruments) and iconographic and bibliographic archives.


Nobel Prizes in Chemistry


Nobel Prizes


History of Western Science


Selected Classic Papers from the History of Chemistry


9. NOMENCLATURE


Basic Terminology of Stereochemistry
From IUPAC.


Organic and Biochemical Nomenclature
Organic and biochemical nomenclature (i.e., IUPAC and IUBMB).


10. PATENTS 

(Try SciFinder Scholar first…)


SciFinder Scholar (Chemical Abstracts)
SciFinder Scholar allows for seamless and comprehensive searching of 5 Chemical Abstracts Services databases.


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The database consists includes information about all US patents (including utility, design, reissue, plant patents and SIR documents) from the first patent issued in 1790 to the most recent issue week.


esp@cenet (European Patent Organisation)
esp@cenet, a free internet service from the European Patent Organization offers 4 databases of patent records from around the world (i.e., Worldwide, European Patent Office (EPO), Patent Abstract of Japan, World Intellectional Property Organization (WIPO)).


FreePatentsOnline.com
FreePatentsOnline.com provides fast, easy-to-use access to millions of patents and patent applications.


IP Newsflash Patent Family Search
This free service allows you to search for patent families complete with their legal status based on INPADOC data.


Canadian Patents Database
The Canadian Patent Database has been developed by CIPO (Canadian Intellectual Property Office) to provide users with extensive information on Canadian patent documents from 1920 to the present.


Patent FetcherTM
This site retrieves patent page images from national patent office Web sites, like the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, combine them into a single PDF file, and cache the PDF files on a file server so that you can then perform a patent download from this site.


What Every Chemist Should Know About Patents
This 2002 Internet publication produced by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and available on the ACS Web site was written and edited by Le-Nhung McLeland for the ACS Committee on Patents and Related Matters. It serves as a patent primer for scientists and engineers, as well as business managers and attorneys who are not patent specialists.


Google Patent Search
This patent search engine full text searching of over 7 million patents issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office and works much like Google's Book Search.


WIPO: International Patent Application (FULL TEXT)
This facility allows you to search 1,216,641 international patent applications and to view the latest information and documents available to the International Bureau.


European Publication Server: Search
All EP documents (published applications and granted patents, also Euro-PCT) can be downloaded via the publication server (this is not EPO bandwidth).


WikiPatents  

The WikiPatents Community contributes to the US patent system by reviewing issued patents and pending patent applications. WikiPatents features a wiki-like interface to review, rate, and discuss patents -- plus free patent PDF downloads, file histories, and advanced patent searching.


SureChem
Search more than 7 million unique chemical structures Complete full text collections of US, European and WO/PCT patents.


11. Periodic Tables and funnies



12. Physical Property Data


Reaxys
Reaxys (from Elsevier) contains an extensive repository of experimentally organic, inorganic and organometallic chemical data that chemists need including structures, reactions (including multi-step reactions) and physical properties. The interface searches: Beilstein (Organic chemistry from 1700's); Gmelin (Inorganic chemistry from 1800's); and Patent Chemistry Database (Patents from 1975).
 


 NIST Chemistry WebBook
National Institute of Standards and Technology 
provides provides chemical and physical property data on over 10,000 compounds. Included are also thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data.


Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Product Safety Guides. A material safety data sheet (MSDS) is a form containing data regarding the properties of a particular substance.


ChemFinder
Chemfinder is a "chemical search engine" for thousands of organic and inorganic substances. Search by chemical name, CAS Number, molecular formular or weight.

ChemSpider
ChemSpider is a chemistry search engine. It has been built with the intention of aggregating and indexing chemical structures and their associated information into a single searchable repository and make it available to everybody, at no charge.


http://solvdb.ncms.org/
National Center for Manufacturing Sciences gives SOLV-DB, a one-stop source for solvents data. Click on "begin search" and select solvent. Information such as boiling point, melting point, freezing point, vapor pressure, viscosity, specific gravity, Henry's Law Constant, heat capacity, etc., are shown.


Interactive PhysProp Database 
SRC PhysProp Database (i.e., SRC = Syracuse Research Corporation) Interactive PhysProp Database Demo This online interactive demo retrieves data from the PhysProp database of 25,000 compounds.


 OSIRIS-Property Explorer
Allows the prediction of drug-relevant properties (i.e., Toxicity Risk Assessment , cLogP Prediction , Solubility Prediction, Molecular Weights, Fragment-based Drug-Likeness Prediction, Overall Drug-Likeness Score). The quality of the prediction and some parameters are explained in an online-tutorial.


Vapor Pressure Data


ThermoDex
ThermoDex contains records of printed and web-based thermochemical/thermophysical data for chemical compounds.


Knovel E-Books
Knovel provides online access to four standard reference sources of chemical, physical and thermodynamic property data.


Landolt-Bornstein Online Index
This site lists all substances and their properties which are reported on in the indexed Landolt-Börnstein volumes. In total, 160 000 organic and inorganic compounds are described by names, molecular structures, chemical abstract numbers and other identifiers.


PubChem Compound/Substance/BioAssay/Structure Database
PubChem provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. It is a component of NIH's Molecular Libraries Roadmap Initiative.


Sigma-Aldrich
Data on commercially available chemicals. Substructure searching via advanced search.


Solubility Data (IUPAC-NIST)
A database containing solubilities originally published in the IUPAC (International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry) - NIST Solubility Data Series is now available online. There are over 55,000 solubility measurements, compiled from 15 volumes of the IUPAC Solubility Data Series.


TOXNET
Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.


 ChemExper Chemical Dictionary (CCD)
Database of more than 100,000 commercially available chemicals. CCD is searchable by molecular formulas, IUPAC names, common names, CAS numbers, catalogue numbers, structures/substructures or physical characteristics.


Molecular Weight/Elemental Analysis Calculations
Enter the molecular formula to receive the molecular weight and Elemental Analysis!:-))


 Martindale's Calculators from Basic to Advanced Topics
Locates links to chemistry calculators from the basic to the advanced.


13. Reactions


Organic Syntheses (FREE online access to syntheses)
Organic Syntheses procedures may be accessed either via the tables of contents of individual volumes ("journal mode") or by conducting structure and keyword searches ("database mode"). "Database mode" allows users to simultaneously search all volumes of Organic Syntheses by keywords or by inputting structures and substructures.


Chemistry  Unpublished Papers Forum
A forum website aiming to become a well-documented collection of all "attempted" reactions. Procedures and experiments that any experienced chemist can think they will work, judging on experience, similarity among substrates, known reactions, literature, etc. but they actually work only partially or don't work at all, in the way of you have to change or abandon your planned route.


Classic Organic Reactions!
Alphabetical listing of reactions in organic chemistry- drawn using ChemPen chemical drawing software.


Organic Syntheses
Publications of reliable methods for organic compounds. contains complete contents of the volumes of Organic Syntheses from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,


Reaction Index
A list of reactions, with the hope of building a database containing a graphical abstract and the original reference for each one of them. The graphical abstracts have been created by Softshell's ChemWeb program.


Reaction Names
From Organic-Chemistry.org. Entries include the actual reaction with a description, the mechanism, and literature citations.


15. Safety & Chemical Directories


Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Product Safety Guides. A material safety data sheet (MSDS) is a form containing data regarding the properties of a particular substance.


NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG) is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.


Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)


Online Chemical Database
The R&D Chemicals is a database of chemical compounds accessible over Internet. Its search engine allows you to find a chemical by its molecular formula, IUPAC name, Smiles, CAS number, structure or substructure.


Chemical Suppliers Directory
Chemical Suppliers Directory contains for now over 3000 rare organic chemicals for research and development.


ChemIndustry.com
Contains > 45,000 chemical industry related entities.


Commercial Chemicals
The portal allows users to search from over 40,000 commercially available chemicals using a chemical abstracts services (CAS) number, the globally recognised number for chemical classification, on both ICIS and on Kellysearch.com. ICISsearch (International Chemical Information Services) provides high quality chemical product and service details.


eMolecules 2.0
Free Resources for Chemistry & Drug Discovery Research.


ESIS: European chemical substances information system
ESIS (European chemical Substances Information System), is an IT System which provides you with information on chemicals.

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