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Web-accessible Chemical Compound Information

Roth, Dana L. (2008) Web-accessible Chemical Compound Information. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, 5 (3). pp. 228-242. ISSN 1542-4065. doi:10.1080/15424060802222380.

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Web-accessible chemical compound information resources are widely available. In addition to fee-based resources, such as SciFinder Scholar and Beilstein, there is a wide variety of freely accessible resources such as ChemSpider and PubChem. The author provides a general description of various fee-based and free chemical compound resources. The free resources generally offer an acceptable alternative to fee-based resources for quick retrieval. It is assumed that readers will be familiar with The Merck Index, Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, and Knovel Critical Tables.

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Additional Information:Copyright 20008 by the Haworth Press. Received: 14 Feb 2008, Accepted: 3 Mar 2008, Published online: 11 Oct 2008.
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Subject Keywords:Chemistry sources, chemical information sources, chemical structure searching, PubChem, SciFinder Scholar, ChemSpider, Beilstein CrossFire, DiscoveryGate for Academics, SPRESIweb, Combined Chemical Dictionary, Wikipedia,, e-Molecules, SIS Chemical Information portal, Chemical Structure Lookup Service
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Deposited On:30 May 2008
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