January 13, 2010

Apply by February 1 for Student Awards in Green Chemistry

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The deadline to apply for the Joseph Breen Memorial Fellowship and the Kenneth G. Hancock Memorial Award from the ACS Green Chemistry Institute is February 1.

January 8, 2010

2010 Colors of Chemistry Calendar Now Available on the Web

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Colors of Chemistry Calendar

Each year in the Colors of Chemistry calendar, CAS attempts to answer intriguing scientific questions with information from the CAS databases. This year, we answered questions on topics ranging from environmentally friendly fireworks to glowing fuel rods in nuclear reactors; from promising anti-cancer agents in redwood trees to distinct forms of iron oxide on the surface of Mars.

HazMap has Added 265 Agents

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Haz-Map, a database on the effects of occupational exposure to potentially toxic agents from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), has added 265 agents.

These agents include 60 assorted metal compounds, 100 rare earth metals, 10 uranium compounds, and 16 metallic perchlorate compounds. Also added are 9 thiols, 4 sulfites, 20 nitriles, 6 glycol ethers, 4 fluorides, 7 aldehydes, and 5 acid anhydrides.

Journal Abbreviations: CAS Tools to Help You

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Core Journals Covered in Chemical Abstracts Online
Bibliographic information and abstracts for all articles in more than 1,500 key scientific journals are added to CAplus within 7 days. The list below is sorted alphabetically by the full journal title and also includes the journal abbreviation, CODEN, and publication frequency. This is not the full list of publications covered by CAS, and the list is subject to change.

Royal Society of Chemistry Journal News

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Chemical Science — New in 2010
Editor-in-Chief: Professor David MacMillan of Princeton, USA
Chemical Science

A new journal for findings of exceptional significance from across the chemical sciences. Chemical Science is now accepting manuscripts.

American Chemical Society Journal News

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Journal of Chemical Education
Editor: Norbert J. Pienta
Journal of Chemical Education

JCE is now copublished by ACS Publications and the ACS Division of Chemical Education. The First Issue for 2010 is available on the ACS Pubs Web Site. The JCE Archive going back to volume one is also available on the ACS Pubs Web site.

ACS Symposium Series, ACS Symposium Series Archive, and the Advances in Chemistry Series are Now Available Online

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All ACS Symposium Series content is browsable by publication year as well as by sponsoring division, discoverable alongside journal content in search results, and accessible via related content recommendations at the abstract/article level for ACS Journals.

Chemical Structure Association Trust

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Applications Invited for CSA Trust Jacques-Émile Dubois Grants for 2010: Due Date March 15, 2010.

The Chemical Structure Association (CSA) Trust is an internationally recognized organization established to promote the critical importance of chemical information to advances in chemical research. In support of its charter, the Trust has created a unique Grant Program, renamed in honor of Professor Jacques-Émile Dubois who made significant contributions to the field of cheminformatics. The Trust is currently inviting the submission of grant applications for 2010.

Linking Electronic Resources in Coursework & CCNet: Engineering Library Workshop

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Please bring your lunch and join the Engineering Library for their continuing series of workshops. This workshop will give an overview of the options within CourseWork and CCNet for linking to licensed electronic content for required or supplemental course reading. Examples of e-books, e-book chapters and journal articles will be covered. More information at the Engineering Library blog.

Swain New Book List for December 2009

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Compiled monthly, the list of books received in December is available.