Tool Center

Things that help to make awesome stuff!

UNSW links

School of Chemical Engineering – Official website of our school (Instagram, Twitter)

School of Chemistry Local Page –  Lots of useful links for Chemistry students

ACLS Booking System – UNSW instrument booking system.

Jaggaer – Chemical inventory system for the School of Chemistry.

Software – Essential software – Follow the instructions to download: Chemdraw, Microsoft Office, Graphpad, MATLAB, VPN client etc.


Literature Resources

SciFinder – Essential database for finding research articles. (Linked with UNSW Proxy)

Web of Science – Essential database for finding research articles. (Linked with UNSW Proxy)

Google Scholar – Another great database for finding research articles

Reaxys – The go-to website to look up and plan reactions

DOI resolver – A very useful Google Chrome extension to find papers based on their DOI

Chemistry Reference Resolver – great little online tool to simplify reference retrieval

Feedly – RSS Feed manager, excellent to organise RSS feeds from Journals to keep up to date with the literature.

CASSI– CAS Source Index Look Up Tool – when in need accurate bibliographic information


Helpful Software

Mendeley – An excellent reference manager to sort your paper collection

TopSpin – NMR processing software

Slack – our internal communcation system


Other Resources and Software

Not Voodoo – A fantastic resource for organic synthesis

Common NMR impurities – Essential data for NMR

Organic Chemistry Portal – Another fantastic organic synthesis resource

PDB – Protein data base

SDBS – Spectral Database for Organic Compounds


Thanks to the Thordarson Group @UNSW for the helpful inspiration with some of the above links!