For First-Time Independent Researchers

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  1. How to wash your glassware
  2. Recordkeeping Notes, for help organizing your experimental data.
  3. What do you need to start experiments?: Bench Essentials
  4. Reagent Notes, for perspective on all the different chemicals in the lab.
  5. Literature Notes, for an overview on synthetic organic resources.
  6. Anatomy of a reaction: a general roadmap.
  7. Running a reaction the first time through, and safely leaving the lab without ruining your experimental results.
  8. Try to avoid Rookie Mistakes.