Are you taking Organic Chemistry? This page is for you! This page includes some of the most frequently asked questions I have received from students.
Please always feel free to ask questions. Always happy to help. --Jeff Bond. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SciFinder is a great way to find chemical properties, including melting points and boiling points.
Look at the next box on this guide to get help in finding a journal article that reports the melting point.
There are other ways to find chemical properties besides SciFinder. Here are some other databases that have melting points:
One you have found a melting point within SciFinder, you will also need to find the article that contains the melting point. Follow these additional steps.
Find the article and look at the PDF. The melting point will be in the article. On occasion, an article will have multiple PDFs, some of which may be labeled “Supplemental data.” Check all the PDFs for the melting point.
One good way is to use SciFinder.
Here are some other resources that have spectra: