There are many excellent guides to properties and data. Here are recommended guides from other libraries.
Online Guides to Property Resources
- Properties Data for Chemicals & Materials University at Buffalo, Nancy Schiller
- Spectra & Spectral Data University at Buffalo, A. Ben Wagner
- Property Data Index Arizona State University, Linda Shackle
- Physical Properties Sources Index (PPSI)
- Themodex University of Texas- thermodynamics and physical properties resources
- Caltech Property Databases
- Wagner, A. B. (2003). Finding Physical Properties of Chemicals: A Practical Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Librarians. Science and Technology Libraries, 21(3/4), 27-45.
Where can I find...? This guide contains print and electronic properties resources at Cornell. The following pages highlight resources particularly recommended for each type of property.
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The following databases offer electronic access to properties data. Resources that are restricted to CU only are noted, others are freely available. Electronic resources particularly recommended for each type of property are noted on the following pages.