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CHEM 550L: Synthetic Laboratory I: Home

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Chemical and Physical Property Information

Spectra and Spectroscopy

Collections of Spectra

Spectroscopic Theory

Spectroscopy Interpretation Problems

Nomenclature

Safety and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

MSDS Sources to Start With

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) contain information on chemicals and their properties along with health, physical, and environmental hazards. As they are provided by manufacturers, there is no centralized location so you may have to look in multiple places. Begin with the sources listed:

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About the Kenan Science Library

The Kenan Science Library is on the ground floor of Venable Hall. See our library page for locations and hours.

The Safety Net

  • The Safety Net
    The Safety Net is a website about safe chemistry lab practices created by professors at UNC-Chapel Hill and UMTC which gathers and shares lab resources including SOPs, signs and checklists, and physical properties databases. 

Writing and Citing

UNC Writing Center

Outlines:

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  • Why and how to create an outline (Purdue OWL)

Abstracts:

Researching in the Sciences (videos)

Author's Guide for submitting an article to the ACS journal Analytical Chemistry

MLA Formatting and Style Guide (online)