CSD Desktop Applications - Click the link to install the client from IS&T site.
1. Find CSD MIT-specific activation key on IS&T site.
2. Go to CCDC/CSDS Download site to download the latest version of the software with your mit.edu email and the activation key from #1.
3. Install the suite and use the MIT-specific activation key to activate the software.
The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a highly curated repository of small molecule crystal structures.The CSD System also comprises software for database access, structure visualization and data analysis, and structural knowledge bases derived from the CSD.
Web CSD Web version (enough for most users)
The Cambridge Structural Database client version includes software for:
NOTE: CSD does not store:
Contact the Chemistry Librarian with any questions.