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Chemistry and Biochemistry

Your guide to Chemistry and Biochemistry research at UCLA: Find articles, books, datasets, and more


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Information Resources for Chemistry and Biochemistry

Browse e-journals and search article databases.

Library catalogs and e-book packages.

Online and print sprectra resources.

Data Management
Data management tools, repositories, and data sets in Chem and Biochem.

Reference Sources
โ€‹Chemical data, protocols, crystallography, and synthesis resources.

Citing Sources
ACS Style Guides and citation management tools.

Additional Resources
โ€‹Dissertations, patents, standards, and technical reports.

Online Tutorials
Quick and practical writing and research strategies.

SciFinder and Reaxys Tutorials

Want to learn more about SciFinder and Reaxys?  These are two of the most popular chemical data and literature databases used in the field. To learn how to navigate them with optimal results, try these two multimedia online tutorials created by the UCLA Library and the UCLA Chemistry and Biochemistry department, featuring a UCLA Chemistry department graduate student! These include chapters on why to use these resources, how to search, using the chemical structure editors, working with results, and more! Hands-on practice is also included.

Learn Reaxys                     Learn SciFinder

VPN and Proxy Tutorials

The Library's online subscription resources can always be accessed from computers and wireless networks on campus. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCLA, students, faculty, and staff who have set up their computer using one of the methods below. Click on the other tabs to see how four Bruins got their computers set up and ready to go for remote access!

If you still need help, you can contact the UCLA IT Support Center at (310) 267-4357 or They provide 24/7 phone support.

VPN on Mac with Natalie

"I chose VPN for my mac because I need to be able to access the full text of articles on different browsers." - Natalie, Environmental Science

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VPN on Windows with Michael

"I chose VPN because I like the security it provides and the control it gives me as a user to manually enable or disable it when I'm browsing online." - Michael, Public Affairs

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VPN on Chromebook with Nadia

"I chose VPN because it is really simple to use!" - Nadia, Public Affairs

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Proxy on Mac with Kate

"I chose Proxy because I prefer logging in through a web browser without having to download any software on my computer." - Kate, Ethnic Studies

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