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Information in this guide is organized by the following tabs:
- Background Information - Sources for basic information when you are just getting started.
- Chemical Literature - Sources for journal articles, patents and reaction information.
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- Safety & MSDS - Sources for lab safety, toxicology and MSDS.
An editor for drawing chemical structures, queries and reactions. Free for academic use.
Chemistry Add-in for Word
Makes it easier to insert and modify chemical information, such as labels, formulas, and 2-D depictions, within Microsoft Office Word.
Directory of open source scientific software.
References and Style
Tutorials, FAQs and alternative reference management software
ACS Style Guide
Contains information on citing references as well as on writing style and conventions in chemical communication.
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