1. Download the CSD Enterprise software (available only to faculty, staff, and current students)
2. Use the WebCSD interface (available to ALL Stanford Affiliates)
About WebCSD - Institutions with site-wide CSD-Core access can search the full CSD from any computer at their site using just a standard web-browser on any desktop, tablet or mobile device, and without the need to install or register any software locally. More information available at WebCSD at a glance.
Don't miss this related databse, the ICSD is the world’s largest database for fully identified inorganic crystal structures. It is produced by FIZ Karlsruhe and currently contains about 185,000 crystal structures. Updates are made twice a year (in spring and in fall) with data taken from scientific journals and other sources. About 6,000 structures are added to ICSD each year. The oldest records date back to the year 1913.
Stanford has 5 keys for datamining, users interested in using this service should send email to theScience Library.