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Skidmore College
815 North Broadway
Saratoga Springs
New York, 12866-1632

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Chemistry Databases

Resources for Chemistry Links to all of chemistry-related resources in Scribner library, including online journals.

BRENDA-The Comprehensive Enzyme Information System (free, registration required) An extenisve database of information on all aspects of enzymology. (free, registration required) A very useful site for finding the formula, structure, systematic name, and Chemical Abstracts registry number of a compound based on its name.

National Center for Biotechnology Information A joint project of the National Insitutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine, this free site contains a number of searchable databases including online access to primary scientific literature.

NIST Chemistry WebBook Access to a number of thermodynamic and spectroscopic databases.

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Database of information on the nutrient content in foods.


Chemistry Directories

Resources for Chemistry Links to all of chemistry-related resources in Scribner library, including online journals.

Links for Chemists, the Chemistry section of The WWW Virtual Library An extensive catalog of online resources including databases, journals, and industry.



Classic Chemistry An extensive archive of original papers from the early history of chemistry from the 17th through the early 20th century.

Edgar Fahs Smith Collection Images of scientists, equipment, and laboratories from the history of chemistry. Part of Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image at the University of Pennsylvania.

Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements This periodic table includes all of the important properties of the elements including radius, electron configuration, ionization energy, etc. The information can be accessed one element at a time or periodic properties of all of the elements can be displayed in graphical form.

The Nobel Foundation Information on the Nobel foundation and the recipients of its prizes.


Tutorials and Guides

Basic Liquid Chromatography An extensive online textbook on liquid chromatography.

The Science of Spectroscopy An introductory tutorial on spectroscopy. An extenisive online resource for spectroscopists.

Water: Structure and Behavior An extensive exploration of the complex properties of water.


Skidmore Links

List of all Skidmore programs and offices

Skidmore College Microscopy Imaging Center (SMIC)


Professional Societies

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

The American Chemical Society (ACS)

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society

Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS)


Chemistry Fun

Chemistry Jokes Entertain your lab mates with these brilliant gems of chemistry humor!

Hot AIR Excerpts from the Annals of Improbable Research.

The Ig® Noble Prize These prizes are awarded each year at Harvard University to recognize research "that cannot and should not be reproduced."

What's That Stuff? A long running feature of Chemical and Engineering News, What's That Stuff explains the fascinating chemistry behind everyday materials like fireworks and new car smell.


Creative Thought Matters.
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