Chemistry journals and databases

This page covers some of the important chemistry journals and databases. Search HOLLIS to find the full list.


ACS Publications

ACS Central Science Chemical Reviews

Journal of the American Chemical Society Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Journal of Organic Chemistry Journal of Physical Chemistry Modern

Drug Discovery Organic Letters

Organic Process Research and Development

Wiley Online Library

Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Chemistry -  A  European  Journal European Journal of Organic Chemistry

Helvetica Chimica Acta

RSC Journals

Chemical Communications Chemical  Science Chemical Society

Reviews New Journal of Chemistry

Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry Perkin Transactions I

Elsevier Journals

Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters

Bioorganic Chemistry

Carbohydrate Research Drug Discovery Today Tetrahedron

Tetrahedron Letters

Tetrahedron: Asymmetry


Aldrichimica Acta

Canadian Journal of Chemistry Chemistry Letters (CSJ) Heterocycles

Molecules Nature

Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic acids Nucleic Acid Research

Organic Syntheses PNAS

Science Magazine


ACS Chemworx - Free research collaboration tool.

ACS Style Guide

Beilstein - See Reaxys

BRENDA (Comprehensive Enzyme Information System)

Bretherick's Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards

Cambridge Crystallographic Database (WebCSD)

ChemBank (Initiative for Chemical Genetics)


Common Chemistry (CAS) -Lookup CAS Reg.Number via common chemical name and vice versa

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Current Protocols in Cell Biology

Current Protocols in Immunology

Current Protocols in Molecular Biology

Current Protocols in Neuroscience

Current Protocols in Protein Science

Dissertation Abstracts/full text 1997

EROS (Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis)

Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Professional

Harvard Library Portal -Including HOLLIS Catalog

Houben–Weyl Methods of Organic Chemistry


International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology

Journal Citation Reports (ISI)

Knovel Critical Tables

NIST Chemistry WebBook (Thermo, IR)

NIST Chemistry WebBook Guide

NIST Materials WebBook

NIST Thermo Tables - Professional Edition

Patent databases

US Patents -Full text since 1976
European/World Patents -Free full-text worldwide patent information (PDF)
World Intellectual Property Organization -Free worldwide patent information (PDF)
Google Patent Advanced
Agricultural Biotech Patents -Biotechnology patents
Fullerene patents -Fullerene and related patents
Free Patents Online
What Every Chemist Should Know About Patents (Le-Nhung McLeland, ACS)

e-Patai (Patai's Chemistry of Functional Groups) -Volumes published since 1995

Protein Data Bank -Rutgers mirror site

Proteopedia - Life in 3D

PubMed with full text (MEDLINE) -Harvard PIN required

Reaxys -Web access to Beilstein/Gmelin and patent database; java structure editor; all users must create individual account.

Safari Tech Books Online


Web of Science - Science Citation Index


Science of Synthesis: Houben–Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry