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Winter Session 2016-2017 Library Hours

Tuesday, January 3 - Sunday, January 22

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED


Monday, December 26 - All libraries closed.

Monday, January 2 - All libraries closed.

Monday, January 16 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) - All libraries closed.

Saturday, January 21 - All libraries closed.

Sunday, January 22 - CRR opens at noon (starts 24hr service).  All other libraries closed.

Spring 2017 Library Hours

Monday, January 23 - Wednesday, May 17

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED


Saturday, March 11 - Sunday, March 12: Spring Recess - All libraries closed.

Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17: Spring Recess - Chemistry Library closed.  All libraries open 8:30am - 5:00pm.

* See other exceptions and the hours for all libraries.

News and Events

The Client Version of SciFinder was discontinued on June 30, 2011.

The client/desktop version will no longer be available.  Users need to register for the web version of SciFinder.  For more information on accessing SciFinder Web, please click here.  

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Chemistry Databases

Subject Guide

Clara Tran
Frank Melville Jr. Library C2620
(631) 632-1331


Finding Chemical Information at SBU

Finding Chemical Properties

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
  • SciFinder Web
  • Reaxys
  • Materials Properties Locator Tool-   find out where to find specific property data
  • ASM Handbooks Online - resource for metal and alloy properties

Finding Structures

  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics- available online and in print
  • SciFinder Web
  • Reaxys

Finding Reaction Data

  • SciFinder Web
  • Reaxys