Databases with an * after the name are accessible only to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff.
ASM Handbooks Online* Includes the complete
content of 20 ASM Handbook volumes plus two ASM Desk editions.
The Binding Database A public database of measured binding affinities for biomolecules and synthetic compounds.
Brenda the comprehensive enzyme information system.
ChemBank: Initiative for Chemical Genetics. A freely available
collection of data about small molecules and resources. The project is currently in an
early stage and will be adding tools and data frequently.
Chemical Kinetics Database on the Web Version 7.0 (Web Version) Release 1.4. NIST Standard Reference Database 17. A compilation of kinetics data on gas-phase reactions.
ChemSpider A free chemical database, sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Provides quick access to over 26 million structures, properties, and associated information.
DETHERM Database - Database of properties of pure substances and mixtures. Although Vanderbilt doesn't subscribe, searching is free. Results give reported properties, component names, temperatrue and pressure range, number os data lines, year of publication, and cost of downloading a dataset. One portion of this database is the Dortmund Database.
DIPPR Project 801* Interactive, Knovelized 2011 Update Evaluated Standard Thermophysical Property Values.
IUPAC-NIST Solubility Database Version 1.0. A database containing solubilities originally published in 11 volumes of the IUPAC - NIST Solubility Data Series.
Knovel* Online interactive books and databases.
MatNavi : NIMS Materials Database MatNavi is an integrated material database system comprising ten databases, four application systems and the NIMS Structural Datasheet Online. It is one of the largest databases in the world for materials, Free to use, requires registration
MatWeb searchable database of material properties includes data sheets of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials
NDRL/NIST Solution Kinetics Database on the Web A compilation of kinetics data on solution-phase reactions
NIST Chemistry WebBook NIST Standard Reference Database no.69. June 2005 release.
Provides thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled under the National Standard
Reference Data Program.
NIST-TRC Web Thermo Tables A Web version of the TRC Thermodynamic Tables, represents a complete collection of critically evaluated thermodynamic property data primarily for pure organic compounds
NIST X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Database NIST Standard Reference Database no.20, Version 3.4 (Web Version)
NMRShiftDB An open access, open submission, open source
NMR database for organic structures
Opsin - a program for converting chemical names to structures
Protein Data Bank (PDB) An information portal to biological macromolecular
structures. a variety of tools and resources for studying the structures of biological macromolecules and their
relationships to sequence, function, and diseases
PubChem A database of information on biological properties of small molecules
Reaxys* A database combining the content of three familiar databases, CrossFire Beilstein, CrossFire Gmelin and Patent Chemistry Database. It includes chemical reactions, chemical substances and measured substance property data from selected core chemistry journals from 1771 forward and from selected organic chemistry patent publications. New features include a synthesis planner and the ability to generate a structure query from a name
WebCSD - Web version of the Cambridge Structural Database. We also have a license for the client software that power users can check out from the library and install on their own computer.
Updated August 31, 2014
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