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Library Research Guides

Chemistry

Guides on using library services and selected resources including journals, databases, ebooks, reference works, etc., for research in chemistry, including: analytical, organic, inorganic, biological, and physical chemistry.

VPN may be needed

You may need to go through VPN to have full access to UM subscribed materials on these mobile sites, such as fulltext articles. As of January 2012, only iOS devices support VPN. Android devices and Windows Phone do not support VPN yet. More info on UM VPN...

Apps/Mobile Sites of Databases in Chemistry

Site optimized for mobile device for quick search of topic, author, company, substance ID etc. Access with your own user name and password created on the web version of SciFinder. VPN not required. Does not subject to campus seat limits. Not enableed for iPad.  See more details...

Site optimized for mobile devices for simple search of PubMed databases. Needs to setup VPN to access U-M subscribed fulltext.

Site optimized for mobile access. Needs to setup VPN to access U-M subscribed fulltext. Access with your own user name and password created on the full version of Web of Knowledge on a computer with U-M campus IP.  See more details...

A free App to search/browse substances in ChemSpider by name or by structure. Support iOS only for now. See more details...

An App to learn named organic reactions. Data from Reaxys. Support iOS only for now. Free for 10 named reactions. $9.99 for 250 reactions set.

App/Mobile Sites of Journals in Chemistry

  • ACS Mobile


    A free App to access ACS ASAP articles and C&EN news feeds. Needs VPN to access Fulltext. Allows 48 hours offline read for fulltext retrieved. Support iOS and Android devices.

  • RSC Mobile


    A free App to search all Royal Soceity of Chemistry journals and news. Needs VPN to access fulltext. Allows offline read for fulltext retrieved. Support iOS and Android devices.   

  • C&EN Mobile


    A free App to acess latest updates and news from C&EN online. ACS members have full access to all issues of C&EN. Support iOS and Android devices.

  • Science (mobile site with UM Proxy link)


    Read Science magazine on any mobile device with a browser. UM login required.

  • Nature.com


    A free App to access news stories and the latest published research from Nature Publishing Group. Needs VPN to access fulltext. Support iOS devices.

Science Mobile Apps Development Community - Chemistry

To learn more about latest development in Science mobile applications for Chemistry, please see this wiki page Scientific Mobile Applications.