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General Chemistry: Organizations and Web Resources

This subject guide is intended to help you get started doing research in KU libraries and it's designed to match your curriculum and assignments.

Useful Websites

A listing of helpful General Chemical websites is available at: 



ChemEd DL: Chemistry Education Pathway

Provided by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Journal of Chemical Education (JCE). 

Chemical Heritage Foundation - Chemical Education Resources

Incorporate the history of the chemistry and the molecular sciences into the classroom.

Organic  Web Links

By the Organic Division of the American Chemical Society. 

BUBL Catalogue of Internet Resources

BUBL is a catalogue of selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas.  Provided by University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.


The directory of internet chemistry resources.  

Links for Chemists

An index of  more than 8,000 chemistry resources on the web. Provided by The University of Liverpool, UK.

Organic Chemistry Info

Maintained by H. J. Reich, Univ. Wisconsin-Madison. It provides information about organic reactions like named reactions, named reagents, protecting groups and synthesis; information about spectroscopy,  organometallics and nomenclature of organic substances.

Organic Chemistry Portal

An overview of recent topics, interesting reactions, and information on important chemicals for organic chemists.

Organic Chemistry Resources Worldwide

A portal site created and is maintained by maintained by Dr. Koen Van Aken.

Lab Safety




Stanford University Laboratory Chemical Safety Toolkit

A quick-reference guide on how to work safely with chemicals.

Stanford Lab Safety Sheets

Includes information on occupational exposures to hazardous chemicals.

Chemical & Engineering News Safety Letters Indexed Since 1993

An index of the chemical safety letters that have appeared in C&EN since 1993. The index is alphabetized by the chemical involved in the letter.

Enviro-Health Links - Nanotechnology: Resources on Nanotechnology and the Environment

Provided by: The National Library of Medicine. Includes links to materials on nanotechnology uses and environmental concerns. Also included are links to databases, maps, regulations and policy, and TOXNET and PubMed searches. 

Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries

Prepared by the National Academy of Sciences. Summaries provide basic information on the toxicity, flammability, reactivity, and explosivity of chemicals commonly used in research laboratories. 

Laboratory Safety Guidelines: 40 Steps to a Safer Laboratory

By Dr. James A. Kaufman while he worked for the Dow Chemical Company.

Laboratory Safety Incidents

By American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Health and Safety Committee. Compilation of laboratory safety incidents.

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and health and safety professionals.

Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories, 7th Edition, Volume 1, Accident Prevention for College and University Students

Safety in Academic Chemistry Laboratories, 7th edition, Volume 2, Accident Prevention for Faculty and Administrators

By ACS Committee on Chemical Safety The information presented in this manual is adaptable to all laboratories, educational institutions and workplaces using chemicals.

Safety CLIPS (Chemistry Laboratory Information Profiles)

Chemistry Laboratory Information Profiles (CLIPs) are provided courtesy of the Journal of Chemical Education.


Journal of Chemical Health and Safety

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