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CHEM8051 On-Line Searching for Synthetic Chemists

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

Training in organic chemistry databases Training in crystallographic databases and data processing Training in advanced nomenclature and stereochemistry Training in requirements for writing experimental sections

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Familiarity with use of a variety of on-line databases, and types of search strategy.


Topics include Scifinder Scholar, Reaxys, Cambridge Crystallographic database, as well as nomenclature

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment is through attendance and several pieces of set-work.

Independent Study46
Total study time75


Assessment Strategy

This module provides formative assessment only. There is not any summative assessment for this zero credit module.


MethodPercentage contribution
Attendance 100%
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