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Chemical Database Service

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Free but registration required.
To register you must be affiliated to a University or one of the other academic teaching and research institutions within the UK.


This service gives on-line access to a rich variety of quality databases in the field of chemistry, and the CDS team also provides general support, training and advice.
Chemical Database Service comprises the following components:

  • The Cambridge Structural Database
  • The Inorganic Crystal Structure Database
  • The CrystMet database system
  • The NIST Crystal Data Identification File
  • DETHERM, thermophysical properties database
  • The SpecInfo spectroscopic system
  • The ACD/Labs I-Lab spectroscopic and physical properties prediction system