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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. Build reactions and generate calculations for compounds in ChemDraw.

  3. 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.  

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

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

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