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Pharmaceutical Sciences: Tutorials and Online Teaching Aids

The field of pharmaceutical sciences has traditionally encompassed all elements of drug discovery and development, offering exciting and meaningful professional opportunities to work towards the improvement of society’s health and well-being.


Science video training and demonstrations

Database Tutorials

International Year of Chemistry 2011

International Year of Chemistry 2011

International Year of
Chemistry 2011ACS Celebrates the International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011)

Join the global celebration of chemistry and its contributions to the world around us! Under the unifying theme "Chemistry—our life, our future," IYC 2011 will offer a range of interactive, entertaining, and educational activities for all ages. With its global reach, IYC 2011 offers opportunities for participation at the local, regional, and national level. Visit our IYC website to learn more about this global celebration.



Publishing 101

Videos from ACS on Publishing Your Resaerch

Episode 1: How to Write a Paper to Communicate Your Research (8:40)

The video, entitled, “How to Write a Paper to Communicate your Research,” answers the following questions:

  • When should you begin to think about writing up your research for publication?
  • How do your students handle your approach of writing while you research?
  • How do new technologies help scientists communicate their work?
  • How many drafts does each paper undergo? Do you have your papers undergo an internal review?
  • Do authors need to be thinking of marketing their articles?
  • How concerned should I be about the title and abstract of my papers?

ACS Publications 101

JoVE Multimedia for Chemistry

JoVE: Chemistry focuses on the methodology within chemistry and chemical preparation within multidisciplinary fields. The chemistry section welcomes articles about new methodologies and new twists on existing methodologies.

The scope of this section includes but is not limited to:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Preparation, use, and analysis of novel materials and structures
  • Spectroscopic  techniques
  • Molecular self-assembly and recognition


How can I tell if a web site has good information?

Bogus Web pages

When searching for information on websites, you may encounter information that presents itself as credible but it misleading or satirically incorrect.  Listed below are examples of websites with misleading, incorrect, and false information - although presented with professional graphical design.


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