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This Guide is in support of the research and teaching needs of the Department of Chemistry at UVA

Try First - Spectral Databases and Information Sources

In order to find a spectrum, you first need to know two pieces of information:

  1. What kind of spectra do you want?
    • IR, NMR, UV/Vis, etc.
  2. How can you search for it? (what do you know?)
    • Chemical name, formula, list of peaks, etc.

This will determine where you go to look.