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Software Licensed by the Science Library: Support and Resources

The Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library has purchased campus-wide site licenses for several products. Access to all of these products is limited to current Stanford students, faculty, and staff.


Contact the CCDC's support team by sending email to

FAQ Database



  • Learn how to harness cheminformatics and data insights from the CSD.

Self-Guided Workshops

  • Tutorials and guides for hands-on workshops.

Training and Support Videos

  • Software training, short how-to video tutorials, new functionality introductions, presentations, instructions, talks and more.

CCDC Educational Resources

  • By integrating crystal structures into your course you will provide your students with the opportunity to visualise and manipulate real molecules in 3D and to work with experimentally-measured data.

CCDC Research

CCDC WebCite

  • Information derived from the CSD is vital to structural chemistry research in its broadest sense, and in particular to pharmaceutical drug discovery, materials design, drug development and formulation. More than 2,000 papers and reviews [e.g. 2-4] have been published worldwide that describe research applications using the accumulated data in the CSD.

Deposit a structure

Additional Resources

CSD-Community is a collection of free products and services for the benefit of the scientific community. It covers a wide range of crystallographic tools — from data collection, validation and visualization to teaching, research and analysis.


Partner software integrates various complementary products from other software partners to provide even more functionality using CSD data. Available for free to CSD subscribers for integration with other components of the CSD Enterprise.