The course will present to the students the principal databases related to bibliographic researches and elaboration of chemical data (structure, spectroscopy, reactivity etc.). The contents of the databases , the functions for their use, and the softwares developed for the elaboration of the data retrieved from the databases will be presented.
The course will be based significantly on the use of the databases, through classroom work and homework.
Knowledge of the fundamentals of chemistry, chemical reactivity and structure of chemical compounds.
Course contents summary
Description of contents and use functions of the principal databases related to chemical and molecular sciences.
- Web of Science
Archives of data:
- CCDC Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
- PDB Protein Data Bank
- Critically Selected Stability Constants database (NIST) and Stability Constants Database (RSC)
Use of softwares for data retrieve and elaborations.
Training sessions and homework.
Handouts provided by the teacher.
Classroom activities (teacher presentations and activities on the databases).
Assessment methods and criteria
Evaluation of homework activities.
Final colloquium (oral exam).