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Finding Chemical & Materials Properties: Handbooks & Databases

Property information on a known or unknown substance

Begin your search for information on properties with the resources listed here. 

See also resources listed by properties, materials and substance.

Tip: Look for the substance (e.g. Gallium Arsenide) in a handbook or encylopedia. Often there is a section on properties. You may need to back up further (e.g. Gallium) to find what you need.

Subject Experts

Erja Kajosalo

Librarian for Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

kajosalo@mit.edu

Angie Locknar

Librarian for Materials Science & Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, & Engineering Systems

locknar@mit.edu

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