St. Olaf Chemistry Web Resources

St. Olaf Course- Related Links:

Course Toolkits
Web resources for specific chemistry courses at St. Olaf College.

Plan your schedule, check your grades, find course- and section-specific information.


St. Olaf Facility- Related Links:

Important Resources for Chemists
Resources available at St. Olaf that you can use in carrying out literature research on topics relating to chemistry.

Molecular Modeling Resources at St. Olaf College
Run CAChe on your Mac or PC (St. Olaf site only) or Molecular Origami on your PC.

24/7 Dynamic NMR Site
A completely robotic nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer. Students and faculty can run experiments, monitor current instrument status, check helium levels, analyze data, and view spectra from anywhere on campus. Off-campus users can view instrument status (updated daily) and run simulated sessions.

Glasoe Science Library Home Page

Glasoe Science Library On-Line Databases
Current Contents, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, etc.

St. Olaf E-Journals
Full-text e-journal access to all of the ACS publications. These articles are either in html or pdf format, including: Accounts of Chemical Research, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Reviews, Inorganic Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Science, Journal of Organic Chemistry, Journal of Physical Chemistry Parts A and B, Journal of the American Chemical Society, and Organometallics. Off campus? You’ll need to connect via the St. Olaf Proxy Server

Web of Science 
St. Olaf Science Citation Index 1997-2001 (restricted access)

Alchemist Web Magazine


Chemical Data-Related:

Web Elements

WebElements aims to be a high quality source of chemistry information on the WWW relating to the periodic table. Coverage is such that professional scientists and students at school interested in chemistry and other sciences will all find something useful.

ChemSpy Chemical Searching helps you to find chemistry and chemical engineering related terms, definitions, synonyms, acronyms and abbreviations. Also search forms for finding MSDS/safety data, scientific publications in over 20.000 different journals, physical data of chemical compounds, worldwide patents and spectral data are available.

Periodic Table
A standard periodic table.

Material Safety Data Sheets (Vermont SIRI database) (new window)
Find out about the safety and handling of chemicals.

More Material Safety Data Sheets.

Aldrich Chemical Company On-Line Catalog (Opens in a new window) Search by name, formula, or CAS number for properties, structure, MSDS, and more.

National Institute of Standards and Technology Chemistry Webbook
(Opens in a new window) Entry point to the NIST chemical databases. more info

National Institute of Standards and Technology List of Scientific Databases 
(Opens in a new window) Entry point to all the NIST databases.


Virtual Chemistry Libraries:

Open Directory Project–Chemistry
(Opens in a new window). As the web grows, automated search engines and directories with small editorial staffs will be unable to cope with the volume of sites. The Open Directory Project’s goal is to produce the most comprehensive directory of the web, by relying on a vast army of volunteer editors.

Minnesota ACS Section Link Page 
(Opens in a new window) Colleges and corporations in Minnesota, more.

World-Wide Web Virtual Library of Chemistry (UCLA)
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World Wide Index of Chemistry on the Internet (Univ. of Sheffield, UK)
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Yahoo: Science — Chemistry
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Undergraduate Research/Graduate Fellowship/Career/Jobs-Related:

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
Summer research possibilities

Oak Ridge National Labs/ACM 
Science Semester (fall term)

Howard Hughes Medical Institute 
Graduate fellowship opportunities, career information

NSF Graduate Fellowships
How to apply.

The “web’s leading job vacancy site for chemists, biochemists, pharmaceutical scientists and chemical engineers.”

Journal of Young Investigators
Resources specifically for young scientists.


Chemistry Organization-Related:

SOCS home page
St. Olaf Chemistry Society

Chem Soc, the Chemical Societies Network
Think “SOCS (St. Olaf Chemistry Society)” on a GRAND SCALE.

American Chemical Society
National meetings, information, chemical abstracts, etc.



Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

SACNAS encourages Chicano/Latino and Native American students to pursue graduate education and obtain the advanced degrees necessary for research careers and science teaching professions at all levels. Each year, SACNAS holds a scientific meeting for undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences and holds career development workshops for students and faculty alike.

The National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers

The mission of NOBCChE is to build an eminent community of scientists and engineers by increasing the number of minorities in these fields. NOBCChE achieves its mission through diverse programs designed to foster professional development and encourage students to pursue careers in science and technical fields.

Minnesota ACS Section
Regional meetings, activities, employment information

Midstates Consortium for Math and Science 
Regional opportunities for research, workshops, and employment WWW Chemistry Guide – a comprehensive collection of annotated links for chemists and researchers involved in organic, biochemical, computational, medicinal and/or other chemistry research.


Chemistry History-Related:

Nobel Museum 
Search Nobel Prize addresses, essays, symposia