The Royal Society of Chemistry is the world’s leading chemistry community, advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. With 49,000 members and a knowledge business that spans the globe, we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists; a not-for-profit organisation with 175 years of history and an international vision for the future. We promote, support and celebrate chemistry. We work to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity.

RSC Journals

The Royal Society of Chemistry publishes 44 world-leading journals that span the core chemical sciences and related fields. Known for rigorous, fair peer review and fast publication times, our journals publish the best science, from original research articles to authoritative reviews.

RSC EBooks

Our books provide in-depth, up-to-date and authoritative coverage across the chemical sciences and related areas, making them valuable references for students, researchers and scientists in academia and industry. Our editors and authors are leading scientists and experts in their profession from across the globe.

RSC Databases / MarinLit

A comprehensive database of the marine natural products literature, covering new and revised structures, synthesis, ecology and biological activities. Features flexible searching and powerful dereplication tools based on predicted and experimental data.

RSC Databases / The Merck Index* Online

For over 120 years, the most authoritative and reliable source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. Now available online and fully searchable with over 11,500 monographs, including new and historical records not available in the print edition.

RSC Databases / ChemSpider

A free database of over 50 million chemical structures, properties, and associated information. ChemSpider integrates data from hundreds of sources, and includes additional properties, related information, and links back to original data sources.