New online resource: Reaxys

Published on 03 Mar 2021

The UM library is pleased to announce access to the database Reaxys. Reaxys retrieves chemical substances, their measured properties and reactions as well as bibliographic information.

Reaxys is Elsevier’s chemistry database. It contains chemical substances, reactions, and substance properties extracted from journals, patents and books.

Reaxys has a versatile and intuitive search interface (Query Builder), allowing a great deal control in your searches. Structure- and text-based searches can be combined. Moreover, it provides a state-of-the-art synthesis planner.



For more information or to access Reaxys follow this direct link or visit the library’s databases page.



For questions, please feel free to contact us via Ask Your Librarian.

Author: Marieke Schor, Specialist Scientific Information & Skills Support Faculty of Science and Engineering


This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.


Library update

Last updated: 03/03/21

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