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Chemistry: Websites

Useful Websites

NIST Chemistry WebBook
Provides access to data including thermochemical data, reaction thermochemistry data, IR spectra, mass spectra, ion energetics data, and more.

PubChem
An open chemistry database containing chemical structures, identifiers, chemical and physical properties, biological activities, patnets, health, safety, toxicity data, and much more.

Specialized Information Services
From the National Library of Medicine, this website contains various resources on toxicology, environmental health, and more.

TOXNET
Search multiple databases from the National Library of Medicine including those covering toxicology and biochemistry.

Evaluating Websites

Remember, anyone can publish anything online!  Make sure you take a critical look at any websites you are considering using for your research! 

Watch the video below and check out our Information Evaluation guide for more details.

Tips and Tricks for Google Searches