The Tour of Collective Wisdom presents:
Desert Island Websites


When a synthetic organic chemist wants to look something up, there are certain places they look first.

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Website Used when I need to find I find this website useful Number of advocates
www.aist.go.jp/RIODB/SDBS searchable Spectral Database for organic compounds 79
evans.harvard.edu/problems Problems for group meetings 48
www.chem.wisc.edu/areas/reich/pkatable/index.htm Bordwell pKa table 41
www.orgsyn.org search for reaction procedure 36
www.chem.wisc.edu/areas/reich/Handouts/nmr-h/hdata.htm Proton and Carbon NMR shifts 28
www.organiclinks.net people 27
www.affordabook.com/ Best prices on textbooks and books in general 26
www.organische-chemie.ch protection groups / stabilities vs. reagents 26
www.corante.com/pipeline/ commentary on drug discovery 19
www.nmrshiftdb.org/ nmr shifts, substructure search available 19
www.chem.wisc.edu/areas/reich/Handouts/acronyms.pdf Organic chemistry acronyms 19
www.organometallics.net people working with metals 16
www.alsnotebook.com/ A collection of commonly used experimental procedures and other interesting stuff for synthetic chemists 15
www.affordtextbooks.com cheapest textbooks for all subjects 15
stoltz.caltech.edu/clubs/index.php Stoltz group club/ group meetings (PDF's for literature talks) 15
www.princeton.edu/chemistry/macmillan/group-meetings/ MacMillan group seminars, PDF files 14
www.ilpi.com/inorganic/glassware/index.html glassware, and how to use it 13
totallysynthetic.com/blog Interesting forefront total syntheses and a great breakdown of key steps 13
chemknowhow.com a colleague of "Not Voodoo": practical advices in routine daily work of a chemist 11
organicdivision.org meetings, awards, general information and links 11
medlib.med.utah.edu/masspec/elcomp.htm Assignment of formulas via HRMS 11
http://www.organic-chemistry.org/ synthetic methods, reaction mechanisms, name reactions 7
IONiC VIPEr Teaching materials for inorganic chemistry 5
kilomentor.chemicalblogs.com process development 5
www.chem.wisc.edu/areas/reich/pkatable/index.htm pka 5
http://cbc.arizona.edu/njardarson/group/top-pharmaceuticals-poster chemical structures of top selling pharmaceuticals 2
http://chemistrybydesign.oia.arizona.edu/ database of synthetic sequences to learn from and test my knowledge 2
www.orgsyn.org chemical reaction for drug syntheis 1
www.organische-chemie.ch protection groups 1
www.openaccesschemistry.blogspot.com Research Information on chemistry and open access 1
http://chemistrybydesign.oia.arizona.edu/ total syntheses for group meetings 1
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