The University of Illinois Library offers a rich collection of electronic article indexes and databases for citations to articles and papers published in scholarly journals and popular periodicals.

This page provides links to online reference tools and databases specifically related to chemistry and the physical sciences, including search engines, physical properties databases (information such as chemical structures and material safety data sheets), patent databases, and bibliographic resources (for identifying and locating citations) such as Chemical Abstracts/SciFinder Scholar and Beilstein. There are also many print reference tools such as Chemical Abstracts for on-site use in the Chemistry Library.

To begin your search, please click a link in the left toolbar or the index below to browse our resources.

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