Chemical Information Sources wiki...

Sep 8, 2006 by

Gary Wiggins, of the Indiana University’s School of Informatics, has created a wiki containing his old C471 Chemical Information Sources and Services course notes. So far, two chapters are accessible: Searching for the Synthesis or Reactions of Specific Compounds or Classes of Compounds Chemical Safety and Toxicology Information He graciously invites the community of people who are engaged in teaching about chemical information sources will collectively engage in modifying, updating, and enhancing this resource. He expects to be more content from his class on the wiki this...

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Issue 7.6 of ACS’ LiveWire newsletter...

Jun 10, 2006 by

ACS, in the June issue of LiveWire, announces a special blog just for Baltimore SLA conference by ACS Publications Senior Account Manager and LiveWire Editor-at-Large Doug Storm and guest bloggers like Teri Vogel. Attendees that will go to the ACS booth to post a comment on the blog may get a t-shirt. In the same issue, the Librarian’s Corner column features Andrea Twiss-Brooks with an article on sources to find and evaluate sci-tech book...

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Chmoogle now eMolecules

May 28, 2006 by

Chmoogle schmoogle! Chmoogle, the search engine specializing in Chemistry, has announced that it was now changing its name to eMolecules. The name change is due to pressures from...

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List of chemistry journals with feeds...

May 12, 2006 by

Tom Keays, Chemistry Librarian at Syracuse University, has compiled a list of chemistry e-journals that offer an RSS feed. Explore the website, there are other lists of interest as well for...

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New software for chemistry information...

Jan 5, 2006 by

Two new products of possible interest for chemistry librarians: Elsevier MDL and TEMIS launched the Chemical Entity Relationship Skill Cartridge, a software application that “identifies and extracts chemical information from text documents (…) The software identifies chemical compound names, chemical classes and molecular formulae in text documents and translates extracted information into the chemist’s language: the chemical structure.” ChemAxon announced the lauch of a free cheminfomatics toolkit, a “FreeWeb” package to “provide its chemical editing, viewing, search, property calculation and database management toolkits at no cost to freely accessible web resources being operated for non-commercial purposes”. While you are at it, academic librarians can look at the Academic...

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Chmoogle

Nov 18, 2005 by

A new free search engine for Chemistry has been made available today. Chmoogle is the baby of eMolecules, Inc. Its mission is “to discover, curate and index all of the public chemical information in the world, and make it available to the public. Chmoogle distinguishes itself by extremely fast searches, an appealing presentation of results, and high- quality chemical drawings.” The site also provides “Chmoogle Free” code that users can embed into their own web sites for direct access to Chmoogle, as well as hosted cheminformatics systems and full web sites for chemical suppliers, pharmaceutical and other chemical...

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