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Chemistry: Home

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This guide covers a set of information sources for Chemistry research.

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Science Daily: Chemistry

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SciFinder Web

The most important source in chemistry. SciFinder contains the complete Chemical Abstracts since 1907, including substance search, substructure search, reaction search, etc.


Database containing syntheses and properties of organic and inorganic compounds from the Beilstein and Gmelin handbooks

Web of Science

Web of Science


Pubmed by the National Library of Medicine (NIH)

Google Scholar

Google's search engine for scholarly and scientific literature.

For direct access to full text documents: 
Click on Settings - Library links : choose University of Groningen options + Open Worldcat (if not shown, type 'Groningen'). Links to full text (if available) will be shown in your search results.
Citing a publication found in Google Scholar?
Click on Settings - Search result - Bibliography manager, choose e.g. RefWorks


High impact journals

Information Literacy Skills

If you need more help in searching for academic literature, and how to use it, you can use the online course on Information literacy: Go to: