The Royal Society of Chemistry have announced that from Issue 1, 2015 this journal will be gold open access and all content will be free to readers. For the first two years article processing charges will be waived so it will be free to publish in. It aims to be the world’s first quality open access chemistry journal.
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DETHERM is one of the world’s largest thermophysical databases. It is available from the National Chemistry Database service. The service is free to HE Institutions and it can be accessed from a Swansea University IP address. Below is an example of some of the contents:
DETHERM now contains data from over 100,000 literature documents, equating to over 8,000,000 data rows:
#Literature #Data Tables #Data Rows Dortmund Database (DDB) 75,844 508,465 5,083,431 Electrolyte Data Collection (ELDAR) 7,665 46,331 637,449 Thermophysical Database (INFOTHERM) 15,754 139,846 1,920,628 FIZ Chemie Berlin 2,359 38,590 286,429 DECHEMA e.V. 6,881 72,728 504,462 Transport properties (LUCAS (Dech/FIZ Ch)) 232 1,809 25,068 Solubility Database (CAPEC-SDB) 190 3,123 5,584 Total 108,925 810,892 8,463,051
Below is a breakdown of data from the Dortmund Database (DDB) present in DETHERM:
#Literature #Data Tables #Data Rows Excess Properties Heat Capacities of Mixtures (Excess heat capacities) 542 1,762 49,744 Excess Enthalpies 3,063 14,414 310,033 Mixture Densities (including Excess volumes) 6,152 25,257 672,115 Phase Equlibrium data Activity Coefficients at infinite dilutions (in mixtures) 59 827 9,277 Activity Coefficients at infinite dilutions (pure solvents) 1,139 27,963 71,023 Azeotropic data 1,926 36,402 53,703 Vapor-Liquid-Equilibria (electrolyte systems) 1,249 4,165 115,011 Gas Solubilities (electrolyte systems) 151 666 11,795 Salt solubilities (mainly in water) 5,682 24,130 235,873 Gas Solubilities (non-electrolytes) 1,810 11,850 93,694 Vapor-Liquid Equilibria (low boiling substances) 3,771 10,893 291,999 Liquid-Liquid Equilibria 3935 16338 218083 Solid-Liquid-Equilibria (mainly organic compounds) 5,614 36,869 372,016 Vapor-Liquid Equilibria (normal boiling substances) 6,904 18,535 481,675 Critical data of mixtures (critical lines) 786 2,735 19,031 Partition Coefficients (octanol-water) 514 8,335 11,398 Other Viscosities, thermal conductivities, surface tensions and speeds of sound 2,782 10,700 346,751 Pure component properties 29,765 195,968 1,557,065 Total (DDB) 75,844 447,809 4,920,286
Chemweb now offer free access to some articles in respected chemistry journals from Elsevier, Wiley, Springer, Bentham Science and Taylor and Francis. You need to join to gain access but registration is free. They cover a broad range of topics including some of the latest research and highly cited articles.
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The RSC has made some of its content available for free:
- All content of their newest journals for the first two volumes.
- All content of RSC journals published between 1997 and 2007
- A sample chapter from each book in their e-book collection.
- Some special promotion material.
This material can be accessed on campus. It is also possible to access it off campus if you first register for a personal account – this involves giving some basic information including your e-mail address.continue reading
The latest update of the Beilstein database, 2010/03, was made available on Tuesday 28th September.
Statistics for the new Beilstein database are as follows:
Number of compounds: 11,755,427
Number of citations: 2,290,529
Number of reactions: 23,251,915
There are no changes to the DST files from the previous version, 2010/02.
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The latest update of the Gmelin database, 2010/01, was made available on Wednesday 12th May.
Statistics for the new Gmelin database are as follows:
Number of compounds: 2,766,792
Number of citations: 1,434,759
Number of reactions: 2,098,630
There are no changes to the DST files from the previous version, 2009/04.continue reading