New database at KI

Published: 2022-06-09

Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a high-quality database of small molecule organic and metal-organic 3D crystal structures. The database has been developed since 1965 and is maintained by the Cambridge Crystallographic Centre Data (CCDC), Cambridge, UK. 

Image of molecule in a search context.
Image of molecule in a search context.

You can access CDS in two ways:

  • Cambridge Structural Database System (CSDS): Is for more complex searches. To access CSDS, you'll need to download and install the software. Please contact the Library for information on how to install the desktop version of the database.
  • WebCSD: Online access to the Cambridge Structural Database. WebCSD is free to all users.

Cambridge Structural Database

Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a high-quality database of small molecule organic and metal-organic 3D crystal structures. You can access CDS in two ways:  WebCSD: Online access to the Cambridge Structural Database. WebCSD is free to all users.

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