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Chemistry and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering: Software + Technology

Find information resources in Chemistry and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering


ChemDraw is a drawing tool to create publication-ready, scientific drawings in chemistry and biology.

For its members, the College of Chemistry has purchased a site license for ChemDraw Professional.

Follow these directions to install your personal copy.

Cambridge Structural Database System (CSDS)

The Cambridge Structural Database System (CSDS) client version is a repository for small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures from x-ray and neutron diffraction studies. The desktop client version is available for download to UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff, and to LBNL researchers:

Cambridge Structural Database System client version (instructions for installation)

CSDS is developed and maintained by the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC).


Software Central
Download Berkeley-licensed software, including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. 

Free access to thousands tutorials on the above software, as well as animation, audio/music, business, design, marketing, video, web, and much much more.

Read Journals from Your Tablet

Read scholarly journals on your tablet

Technology at the Library

Electronic Devices Lending Program
MacBook Air 13" laptops and iPad Air tablets are available for loan.


Printing and scanning
Wireless printing from your laptop is available.
Make PDF scans to e-mail or to a USB drive for free.

Online File Storage and Sharing

Software, programming, and technology workshops

D-Lab offers workshops on statistical software, programming in R and Python, citation managers, and other technology tools:

D-Lab calendar

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