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Subject guide for Chemistry

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On this page you will find a selection of resources concerning chemistry. You are welcome to contact the subject editor in case you need help, or if you have suggestions for additional information for the page.

Oil painting. ”Det naturlige system” (the Natural Table) by Lars Kristensen

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Databases - Chemistry

  • Scifinder
    Chemical database from ACS. Contains references, substances (structure, Markush, molecular formula, property, identifiers) and reaction structures. Access: create a profile with your AU mail address.
  • Reaxys
    Chemical database from Elsevier. Contains reactions, substances, literature and entity/property hierarchy.
  • ChemSpider
    Chemical structure database from RSC. Contains chemical names and structures, references, and related data.
  • PubChem
    Chemical database from NCBI, with emphasis on biotechnology. Consists of the three databases BioAssay, Compound and Substance. 

Databases – research articles

  • Web of Science
    Reference and citation database. Covers all research areas but is best suited for science and health sciences. Time period: 1900 - . 
  • Scopus
    Reference and citation database. Covers all research areas but is best suited for science and health sciences. Time period: 1960 – (full indexing from 1996).

Dictionaries - Chemistry

Dictionaries - Language

  • Ordbogen.com
    Danish dictionary website with 28 different dictionaries including a Danish/English/Danish dictionary.
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    Online dictionary. English-English. © 2016 Oxford University Press.
  • Gyldendals røde ordbøger
    Danish dictionary website with 20 different dictionaries including Engelsk Kemi Ordbog.
  • Dansk Sprognævn
    Website from the Danish Language Council. Contains different tools on the Danish language and grammar.
  • Den Danske Ordbog
    Dictionary on the modern Danish Language. Published by det Danske sprog- og litteraturselskab.
  • Google Translate
    Translation tool. Machine-generated translations, many different languages and alphabets.
  • AU Language and Translation
    AU’s Dictionary, Translate and English style guide.

E-Books

Web resources

Reference works

  • Formel.dk: Kemi
    Danish website with formulas, definitions, tables mm.
  • Periodical Table (RSC)
    Interactive Periodic Table from RSC. Contains many additional data, podcasts, videos, resources and reference.
  • NIST Physical Reference Data
    Reference tools on physical data from Physical Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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