Empowering education and academic research

Reaxys serves as the shortest path to chemistry literature and data for academic researchers, educators and students. Used in undergraduate and post-graduate programs worldwide, Reaxys helps to prepare students for their careers.

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Get inspired for a career in chemistry

Have you visited our Chemistry Resource Portal? It's full of content focused on the inspirational and educational aspects of chemistry, featuring infographics and videos. You'll also find interviews and vlogs about careers in chemistry.

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Master named reactions the easy way

Download the free ReactionFlash app to access an incredible resource for studying named reactions and their mechanisms. With over 600 named reactions, this popular app is the best way to master this important information

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Breaking barriers to chemistry information

Barriers to information complicate both research and education. They make it harder for scientists to discover what is new in their field, develop new experiments and build on the great research of the past. They also discourage students by making it tougher to delve into the science they are interested in.

Reaxys is designed to break those barriers. With a highly intuitive interface that interprets queries and quickly retrieves relevant chemistry literature, patent information, valid substance properties and experimental procedures, Reaxys helps institutions streamline research and give faculty and students the freedom to discover.

Use Reaxys in the classroom

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Want to incorporate Reaxys into teaching? Download these example workflows designed to take students step-by-step through methods for effective and efficient search and analysis.

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Test your institution’s information literacy

Test your institution’s information literacy - Reaxys |Elsevier Solutions

Chemistry faculty and librarians: Could you do more to prepare future chemists for their careers in research, education and industry? We’ve worked with educational and industry experts to prepare a special methodology assessment tool.
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Prepare the next generation of chemists

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Get ideas on how to nurture chemistry information literacy and research skills in today’s digital natives, to prepare them to contribute to the crucial chemical discoveries of tomorrow.
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See how your peers use Reaxys

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In these interviews, researchers and educators at universities discuss how Reaxys has helped them to educate the next generation of chemists.

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Industry Insights

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More Efficient Chemistry

Reaction engineering has the potential to address inefficiencies and sustainability issues in chemistry. Expert Professor Alexei Lapkin explains more in this new interview.

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What's in a glass of beer?

This new video takes a fun look at some of the chemistry of beer, focusing on the chemicals from hops (Humulus lupus) that give the drink its taste and aroma. Watch the video.


What our customers say

Providing a streamlined workflow for teaching and research needs

Professor Fabrizio Fabris of the University of Venice works in a highly specialized field of organic chemistry. He is also a lecturer with undergraduate and postgraduate students. In this interview, he discusses his satisfaction with Reaxys as a chemistry research solution that meets his needs in both the classroom and the lab.
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Developing literature search and management skills with research solutions

Dr. Maikel Wijtmans specializes in synthetic medicinal chemistry at the VU University Amsterdam. He uses Reaxys in his courses because he wants students to appreciate the breadth of synthetic literature, understand the importance of good literature search and management, and develop skills with the research solutions they will need in their careers. He explains how he introduces Reaxys to students in this interview.
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