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Cambridge Structural Database (CSD)

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Database available to users on IU Bloomington Campus only Database available to users on IU Bloomington Campus only
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The CSD database can be installed on computers on the Bloomington campus. Please see Roger Beckman ( or for details.

In addition to the CSD client version a web version (WebCSD) is available at

The Chemistry Library also provides access to the Inorganic Crystal Stucture Database.  This is the inorganic counterpart to the Cambridge Structural Database.  Please see Roger Beckman ( or for access information or a copy of the database to use on computers on the Bloomington campus. 

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Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
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Beckman, Roger
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Chemistry

Library of Congress Subjects:

Chemical structure--Software.
Amino acid sequence--Databases.
Amino acid sequence--Indexes.