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Chemistry Software: Cambridge Structural Database

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What is Cambridge Structural Database?

The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) contains over 900,000 small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures. It is provided by the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC).

It can be searched using a web interface:

Included in our subscription is a range of software which can be used to manipulate CSD data:

CSD at the University of Bath

The University of Bath has a site licence to the Cambridge Structural Database, provided by the Library.  Contact library@bath.ac.uk for further details.

How to access CCDC software

From the 'Start' menu choose 'CCDC' (Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre)

CCDC software can be requested from Computing Services using this form:

Request software

Download CCDC software to your computer

The University of Bath Library has purchased a site licence which allows you to download the software to your own computer.

Login to secure downloads:

https://www.bath.ac.uk/services/secure-downloads/

Select 'available downloads' and choose CCDC.