Office of Research Safety: http://www.research.northwestern.edu/ors/index.html
Specific protocols for handling piranha and aqua regia: https://ehs.princeton.
edu/laboratory-and-research- safety/chemical-safety/ chemical-specific-protocols-0
Get prescription safety glasses: http://www.research.northwestern.edu/ors/news/eyelation.html
Create a NU Box account for sharing files, unlimited storage: https://northwestern.
We use Elements as an electronic lab notebook: https://elements.perkinelmer.com/login
IMSERC (NMR, MS, XRD training and facilities info): https://imserc.facilities.northwestern.edu/
NUcore (reservations and sample submission): https://nucore.northwestern.edu/facilities/imserc
Check the queue on the Ag500 (password same as login computer in IMSERC; may need to refresh page): http://imsercag500.northwestern.edu:8015/template-login.htm
Search core facilities at NU: https://www.facilities.research.northwestern.edu/search/facilities
Free NMR processing software: https://www.bruker.
com/nc/service/support- upgrades/software-downloads/ nmr/free-topspin-processing/ download-page.html
Getting started with literature searching: http://libguides.northwestern.edu/c.php?g=115185&p=747282
Journal feed: http://feedly.com/i/
Web of Science: http://libguides.
Interlibrary loan: https://northwestern.
Chemistry reference resolver: http://chemsearch.
Proquest (theses): http://libguides.
VPN to access NU resources off-campus: http://www.it.northwestern.edu/oncampus/vpn/
Various useful data (NMR shifts, pKa’s, etc): http://www.chem.wisc.
NMR spectra of many compounds: http://sdbs.db.
NMR standards and chemical shifts: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/analytical-chromatography/analytical-standards/application-area-technique/organiccrm.html
UV-vis spectra of common compounds: http://omlc.org/
Wavelengths to colors: http://www.wolframalpha.com/widgets/view.jsp?id=23c041a005eec913db5a74171ea72e63
Named reactions and protecting group guide (for more detail, see books): http://www.organic-
MALDI matrices: http://maldi.nist.gov/
Org Syn (tested synthetic procedures): http://www.
Various lab technique tricks: http://chem.chem.
Collum group procedures (kinetics, curve fitting, base preps, etc.): http://collum.chem.cornell.edu/dbc6/Group_Resources.html
Shenvi group practical lab techniques: https://www.scripps.edu/shenvi/Education.html
Our chemical inventory: https://access.cheminventory.net/
Department inventory: https://chematix.northwestern.edu/Chematix/
iBuyNU (preferred vendors): http://www.northwestern.edu/procurement/purchasing/e-procurement/ibuynu-marketplace.html
Chemistry Online Purchase Request System (all other vendors): https://chem.po.northwestern.edu/
Gas tank ordering and empty tank pickup: http://nugastanks.com/
Fisher (consumables, lab equipment, Alfa Aesar, Acros): https://www.fishersci.com/us/en/home.html
Strem (metals & ligands): http://www.strem.com/
Polymer Source: http://www.polymersource.com/
Microscopy supplies: http://www.tedpella.com/
Posters (@BIF, Hogan 5th floor): http://www.bif.northwestern.edu/printing/