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 NIST Data Gateway - provides easy access to many (currently over 90) of the NIST scientific and technical databases. These databases cover a broad range of substances and properties from many different scientific disciplines. The Gateway includes links to free online NIST data systems as well as to information on NIST PC databases available for purchase.

To use the Gateway, select one of the following search options:



 Substance Name


NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Release notice:
"After three years of extending and refining our libraries and search software, we are pleased to announce the new NIST14 NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Library, the NIST Tandem MS Library, and the NIST GC Methods and Retention Index Library. We've added 30,000 new compounds to the Mass Spectral Library and improve the user interface."


Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data (JPCRD) is published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) for NIST. The objective of the Journal is to provide critically evaluated physical and chemical property data, fully documented as to the original sources and the criteria used for evaluation.

The National Standard Reference Data System (NSRDS-NBS) provides access to the quantitative data of physical sciences, critically evaluated and compiled.

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