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Archive for December 17, 2013

New open access journal by AIP and ACA: Structural Dynamics

A new open access journal by the American Institute of Physics and the American Crystallographic Association will be published in January 2014. Structural Dynamics will “…highlight research articles on structural determination and dynamics of systems, enabled by the emerging new instruments (e.g. XFELs, electron sources, etc.) and new experimental and theoretical methodologies.”

A call for papers has been put out. “The journal is accepting short communications, topical reviews and regular papers in the following subjects: * Experimental Methodologies * Theory and Modelling * Surfaces and Interfaces * Materials * Liquids and Solutions * Biological Systems.”

For more information, visit their website here:Structural Dynamics.

Archive for December 10, 2013

Scifinder to integrate search with ChemBioDraw

Chemical Abstract Services has announced that it will enable searching in SciFinder through ChemBioDraw by PerkinElmer. Rutgers University users can download ChemBioDraw through the Rutgers Software Portal for free A login with a netID and password are required.

SciFinder is available to Rutgers students and faculty through the Libraries’ website: Instructions for first time users to create a SciFinder account are here.

This feature is planned for early 2014. To learn more, see the press release from CAS:

Archive for December 2, 2013

ChemDoodle 6 available for Rutgers NB

A new release of ChemDoodle is freely available for Rutgers users on the New Brunswick campuses. Go to
and enter your Rutgers e-mail address to receive a license key. The key will be sent to your e-mail. You must be on a New Brunswick campus to install your copy of ChemDoodle. Users on other campuses can send email to for more information about getting access.

ChemDoodle is software for high quality chemical drawings, which can be used in publishing and on websites. It works on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. Check out their website at