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J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library

CH2411 & CH2421 Organic Chemistry: CH2411 - Session 1

Andrew Galerneau

CH2411 Session 1

In the first CH2411 library session, students will be introduced to key resources for selecting and doing preliminary research on a compound and comparing the differences between sources. They will then use these resources to complete an in-class lab on finding chemical information.

ChemDraw - Download Instructions & Tutorials

To download a student copy of ChemDraw to your laptop or home computer:

  1. Go to IT's Software Distribution Center and select ChemDraw from their list of software available to download: https://downloads.it.mtu.edu/
  2. Follow all instructions on the IT site to download. Please read carefully - you will need to activate the software using IT's code.
  3. You will need to create an account in order to download the software.

NOTE: You may need to pause and restart the video after it has played for 1-2 seconds. The sound doesn't always start correctly, but this resolves the issue!

CH2411 - Session 1 Resources

PubChem - Part 2 SMILES Notation

CCN(CC)CC(=O)NC1=C(C=CC=C1C)C

Additional Resources