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Chemistry: Merck Index

Directions for a Compound Name Search in Merck Index


  1. Go to the Gregg-Graniteville Library Homepage at
  2. From the Search Box in the middle of the screen, select the “Databases” tab
  3. Open the "Select a Database" dropdown and scroll to the “M” databases (all are in alphabetical order)
  4. Select the link for Merck Index
  5. *Only if you are off-campus* You will need to enter your USCA login and password for database access (should be the same as your Blackboard login and password)
  6. Select “Structure Search” from the landing page of Merck Index
  7. Look under the Text Search heading for the “Compound Name” search


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