CDS/DL online registration

Registration for use of STFC facilities at Daresbury for database access

Select your Institution from the pulldown list below
This procedure is available to members of academic institutions within the UK
If your site is not present choose "New Site" located at the end of the list
Important - by using this form you acknowledge you have read and agreed to the conditions listed below
Your username will be emailed within 5 mins of completion of registration
If you encounter problems contact us via
We provide UK wide academic access to the CrystalWorks system through an agreement with the EPSRC funded National Chemical Database Service operated by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Please note that the CrystalWorks has been developed and is maintained by the STFC at Daresbury, but is provided under terms of agreement with the RSC. It will also be made available via the RSC Service website at

Your CDS/DL username is for the web server on the Daresbury site only. It will not provide access to CrystalWorks and other components available via the RSC Service website, which employ different access controls.
Access is available to eligible users only. To allow the RSC to meet their lic