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Find articles, books, and learning opportunities in chemistry

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JOVE Education Chemistry Videos

Laboratory videos covering general chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry.

Fall 2019 Cheminformatics OLCC

Sponsored by the ACS Division of Chemical Education's Committee on Computers in Chemical Education. This course is designed for either graduate students, or upper division undergraduate students. In this course students will lean how molecules are represented on computers, and use PubChem to learn some basic coding to access information through a variety of APIs.

MIT OpenCourseWare

Massachusetts Institute of Technology has made it their mission to provide their courseware, lectures and assessments, freely available online.

Teachers: Visit the OCW Educator Portal

Learners: Browse their catalog of chemistry courses and limit to video or audio to find classes with lectures that you can follow.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a collection of video tutorials that are completely free to watch. There is no need to create a login but doing so allows you to save where you left off and earn rewards, such as badges.

Teachers: Review the teacher essentials page if you would like to create a free course.

Learners: It includes is a collection of chemistry lessons and organic chemistry lessons that start from the basics.


You can follow classes for free on edX, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, founded and governed by MIT and Harvard. Included in the catalogue are a number of chemistry courses at all levels. McGill University is a member of edX.


Founded in 2012 by computer science professors from Stanford University, Coursera now includes content from over 150 partners (Yale, Johns Hopkins, University of Edinburgh, etc.). Chemistry courses are available, but also courses on writing and publishing in the sciences.


French language Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), from France and worldwide partners. Browse their chemistry courses.

American Chemical Society webinars

Free live webinars, every Thursday afternoon at 2pm.


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