Learn about finding chemical properties using Beilstein or Gmelin

Celebrate National Chemistry Week, Oct 16-22, 2005, and its theme “Joy of Toys” by improving your knowledge of one of the major “toys” of chemical information!

Introduction to Beilstein & Gmelin
Wednesday October 19, 4 – 5pm

This session will introduce MDL Crossfire Commander software for searching Beilstein & Gmelin – databases of organic and inorganic compounds. The two databases, Beilstein (organic) and Gmelin (inorganic), collectively contain data on structures, reactions, facts and citations for more than 11 million organic, inorganic and organometallic compounds. Presented by Erja Kajosalo, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Librarian. Advanced registration is required – the number of seats is limited.

RSVP: Erja Kajosalo (kajosalo@mit.edu) by Monday October 17.

Download MDL Crossfire today!

Also recommended: Introduction to SciFinder Scholar 2006