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CHMC41 Organic Reaction Mechanisms

This guide will help students enrolled in CHMC41 Organic Reaction Mechanisms to complete assignments, specifically the Literature Searching Assignment and installing relevant chemistry software.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn to identify Chemical Abstracts Registry numbers for compounds using SciFinder.  

  2. Learn to use different types of searching language such as keywords, controlled vocabulary, and author to build search queries in Web of Science to find relevant information on experts in the field.  

  3. Learn to design and refine search needs and search strategies as necessary and based on search results.   

  4. Learn to conduct a search in a specific journal so to identify the most recent research on a particular topic. 

Key Resources

UTSC Library partially open for winter semester

As of September 7, 2020, the UTSC Library partially reopened as a study space for University of Toronto students, staff and faculty. The UTSC Library is currently operating between 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Friday and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday per provincial COVID-19 updates. 

Study spaces are available by appointment to U of T students through the library booking system. Visitors need to tap or swipe their TCard or scan the QR code included with their booking confirmation before entering the library. Two floors of the library are open for physically distanced studying. Study rooms for small groups are limited to individual use. All visitors will need to continue wearing non-medical masks in the library, observe physical distancing guidelines and make use of hand sanitizers available on both levels of the library. 

The UTSC Library Makerspace and The BRIDGE spaces remain closed.  Please continue to visit the library website regularly for operations updates.  

Visit the UTSC Library Reopening Frequently Asked Questions for more details on library access, study spaces and borrowing materials.  

Undergraduate Research Poster Forum and Prize

Poster

Have questions? Need additional information?

Check out the library website for details, contact your liaison librarian, or join us at 1 of 2 drop-in info sessions: February 10, 2021 10-11 AM EST OR February 11, 2021 1-2 PM EST.

Upcoming Deadline:

Undergraduate Research Poster Forum submission deadline: February 23, 2021 at 11:59pm EST - midnight (firm deadline)