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Welcome to the Chemistry subject guide. This guide is designed for students and researchers to find, and access, the best resources available through the library to support research in your discipline. Click on the links below to find out more.




Databases are excellent sources of good quality information. Find databases relevant to your subject here.


Useful Websites

A range of high-quality useful websites for Chemistry are available on the web.


Apps/Browser Extensions

A range of apps and browser extensions to help to discover, access and manage information sources. 



Patents are granted by a government for a novel invention for a limited period of time. The patent gives the inventor exclusive rights to the invention and prevents others from making, using or selling the invention without the permission of the inventor.


Open Science resources

A range of applicable Open Science resources


Guide to Grey Literature

Learn more about grey literature and how it can support your research.


Other Libraries

In addition to the QMUL Library collections, you may be able to access other libraries to find further resources relevant to your subject.