Trial databases

The Library trials databases to get feedback on them from the University community and assess whether they should be added to the Library’s collection.

The database trials on the Library website are in line with the Collection Development and Management Policy.


We welcome your comments. Please feel free to send any feedback about our database trials to your subject librarian or the collection policy and development team.

Recommending resources

If you know of a resource you would like us to trial, please feel free to make a recommendation or talk to your subject librarian.

Current trials

  • Reaxys

    Database for chemical reactions, chemical structures, and substance properties. Use Reaxys to find, chemistry literature, patents, and property and reaction data. It covers organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry, and includes data relevant to medicinal chemistry, immunology, bioengineering, polymer science and environmental compound degradation.

    Trial ends: 31 Oct 2022