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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 Linda Humphreys 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.