Understanding the layout of a ChemSpider record
Every record in ChemSpider is based on a unique discrete structure. We can then associate lot of different types of relevant data with the structure; the header of the record contains basic identifiers and calculated properties eg. Molecular formula and Molecular weight. This data is displayed as the first part of the record as shown below.
The remaining data in the record is separated in a number of sections which we call Infoboxes. Initially, only the titles of the relevant infoboxes are displayed, but if you click on the titles the box will expand to display the content.
The following screenshot is of the Data Sources section, one of the most important features of ChemSpider. The section displays the various sources of the data for the record, and is a gateway to useful data that is not stored within the ChemSpider record itself. While all of the datasources are displayed initially, the tabs allow you to see filtered views of the data sources so that you can identify the most useful resources for the question that you are trying to answer.