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CHEM 262L -Laboratory in Organic Chemistry

Chemistry Lab

About the Kenan Science Library

The Kenan Science Library is on the ground floor of Venable Hall. The Science Library Annex which holds our books is located behind Wilson Library on South Rd. See our library page for locations and hours.

12 Principles of Green Chemistry

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  1. Prevent waste
  2. Atom economy
  3. Less hazardous synthesis
  4. Design safer chemicals
  5. Safer solvents and auxiliaries
  6. Design for energy efficiency
  7. Use of renewable feedstocks
  8. Reduce derivatives
  9. Catalysis (vs. stoichiometric)
  10. Design for degradation
  11. Real-time analysis for pollution prevention
  12. Inherently safer chemistry for accident prevention

For more information visit American Chemical Society

Lab Notebook Tips

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  • Making the Connections
    by Anne B Padias

Writing and Citing

About this Guide

This guide will help you find library resources for your chemistry laboratory course including:


To request access to ChemDraw, go to the following site, login with your onyen and password, and follow the instructions. You will receive an access code via email to permit you to use the program.

Chem Draw is also available on the public computers in the Kenan Science Library and through the ITS Virtual Lab.

NMR Spectra Source

To find the NMR spectra of an unknown substance use either

For more information on spectroscopy and NMR spectra see this subject research guide "Spectroscopy - NMR."

Chemical Information Sources

Laboratory Safety Information

Careers in Chemistry

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