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NUcat is the online catalog of the Northwestern University Library.



ChemDraw is a chemical drawing tool. You may download it here. You will need a Northwestern e-mail address.


New Publications from NU's Deparment of Chemistry

New articles from Northwestern University's Department of Chemistry from Web of Science. Updated weekly.

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  • SciFinder
    Search for substances, reactions, patents and references. SciFinder is the interface to CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) databases. First time NU users need to register.
  • Web of Science
    Multidisciplinary coverage of over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as published proceedings for over 12,000 conferences per year, and over 50,000 scholarly books. Powerful tools allow you to search and see what articles in the database have cited a particular work, as well as perform other analytics.
  • PubMed
    PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers.
  • ChemSpider
    ChemSpider is a database of chemical structures. It can be searched by name or structure.
  • Reaxys (formerly Beilstein and Gmelin)
    Reaxys is a web-based search and retrieval system for chemical information, including property data of chemical compounds, bibliographic data and chemical reactions. Interface to and content of the databases of Beilstein (commonly known as Crossfire Beilstein) and Gmelin.

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