The Purdue Libraries provide a campus-wide license for ChemBioDraw Ultra v12. This means anyone at Purdue, whether faculty, staff, or student, can legally download their own personal copy of ChemBioDraw and install it on their machine, at work and at home. Here are the steps for downloading and installing the software (ChemBioDraw Ultra v 12.):
Frequently asked questions about installation and activation of ChemBioDraw can be found at:
Other frequently asked questions about the site license can be found at:
Purdue does not have a site license to EndNote for personal use. However, one can register for a free EndNote Web account (you must intially create your account from on campus).
You may purchase a personal copy of the latest version of EndNote from the BoilerCopyMaker, Purdue Memorial Union, Room 157, or pre-order it online. The current price is $94.04 for students and $115.74 for faculty and staff.
The Libraries offer basic and advanced support for EndNote and EndNote Web. Alternatively, you may contact Jeremy Garritano to ask a question or set-up an appointment regarding EndNote or EndNote Web.
MestRe Nova is a software package used for NMR data processing, simulation and analysis. It features 1D and 2D processing and analysis capabilities. It also includes a GC/MS module and an NMR Prediction module.
The Purdue Libraries has a campus license for MestRe Nova for Purdue faculty, staff, and students, who have a legitimate use.
Instructions for downloading and installing MestRe Nova (MNova):
1. Go to the following web site and download the version you require: http://mestrelab.com/software/mnova-suite/download/
2. Install the program. When you install Mestrenova, it is highly suggested you do a custom installation and only install the following plugins:
3. Request a license file from the Chemistry Librarian, Jeremy Garritano. Please state your status (undegrad, grad, faculty, or staff), department, and a brief reason for wanting to use MestRe Nova.
4. Follow the instructions given in this PDF to activate the program using the license (.lic) file you receive.
Support for MestRe Nova:
The Purdue Chemistry Department has obtained a site license for use of the molecular graphics program PyMOL.
Extensive documentation, tutorials, cheat sheets, and support can also be found at the above page.