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Chemical & Physical Property Data: Home

Find online and print sources for chemical data.

Finding data can be challenging.

Here are some tips to get started:

  • Start with the "Try First" tab -- these are the major data tools.
  • Try various synonyms for your compound -- different resources may use different names.
  • If you strike out with the standard tools, then search the journal literature for references to your compound in the context of this property. See "Find Articles" in the Chemistry Guide.



The resources listed here are useful in learning about data collections and critical evaluation of data:

Meta Sites for Data

Search the following by property type to find relevant data collections.  Call numbers in these collections are often the same in the Boston College Libraries collection.

Chemistry Librarian

Sally Wyman
O'Neill Library, Room 408

Boston College Libraries

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467