find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, and design data visualizations.
An open curated repository that makes data underlying scientific publications searchable, accessible, and citable
- Energy Information Administration
Data about petroleum, natural gas, electricity, nuclear reactors and uranium, coal, and renewable fuels.
- EPA's Environmental Dataset Gateway
Gateway to geospatial and non-geospatial environmental data resources.
Search other federal agencies to find science related statistics and data.
- National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics
Offers data on research and development, the science and engineering workforce, the condition and progress of STEM education, and U.S. competitiveness in STEM fields.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Data about weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and related fields.
- Pew Research Center: Science
For data on public opinions and public awareness about scientific topics.
Searches databases and federal agencies, to find authoritative U.S. government science information including research and development results.
The NIH's genetic sequence database.
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Free and open access to biodiversity data.
DataOne's search tool for scientific data. DataOne is funded by NSF as a repository for environmental data, as well as data related to ecology, oceanography, meteorology, etc.
Repository of phylogenetic information, specifically user-submitted phylogenetic trees and the data used to generate them
- Chemistry Web Resources
For some more resources use this guide by Kari Zhe-Heimerman.
A chemical structure database providing text and structure search access to over 55 million structures from hundreds of data sources.
- CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Reference source for chemical & physical property data, nomenclature, structure, and composition of substances. Includes physical constants of organic and inorganic compounds, and conversion factors.
A database of reference books that integrates technical information with analytical and search tools for engineers and scientists.
- NIST Chemistry WebBook
Thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
- NIST Data Gateway Property Search
Accesses NIST's scientific and technical data. Covers a range of substances and properties from many scientific disciplines.
Provides access to a comprehensive source of chemical references, substances and reactions.
- Where to find MSDS
Directory of Material Safety Data Sheets on the Internet.
- Wolfram|Alpha for Chemistry
Provides computed data results in the context of a given search.