Answered By: Nedelina Tchangalova
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2017     Views: 124

Like many University Libraries, the University of Maryland Libraries faces multiple challenges in the effort to build and maintain collections and provide access to the resources needed to support the institutional research and teaching mission. The collection budget at UMCP, like many other institutions, has failed to keep up with the rising costs of the information marketplace. One result of these budgetary constraints is that the Libraries' subscription to Inorganic Crystal Structure (ICSD) will not be renewed. Access to the database will end December 31, 2016.

Alternatives to Inorganic Crystal Structure (ICSD) include databases available through Database finder and listed by Subject category Chemistry. Selected relevant databases include:

For further questions, please contact the chemistry librarian, Svetla Baykoucheva (

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