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CINF Election 2014: View the Candidate Statements


Chair-Elect (Chair-Elect 2015, Division Chair 2016, Past Chair 2017):

Treasurer (Term 2015-2016):

Councilor and Alternate Councilor (Term 2015-2017):

Webinar: CHORUS - Providing Public Access

Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Time: 11 am US/EDT

Title: CHORUS: Providing Public Access
Speakers: Howard Ratner, Executive Director, CHOR

Upcoming CINF webinars

Mark your calendars! Here is a list of upcoming CINF Webinars, with more details to follow at a later date.



Open Notebook Science pioneer, Jean-Claude Bradley, has passed away

The following announcement was made by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Drexel University:

“Dear Members of the Drexel University Community,

It is with deep sadness that I inform you of the passing of Jean-Claude Bradley, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry.

Applications Invited for CSA Trust Grants for 2015

The Chemical Structure Association (CSA) Trust is an internationally-recognized organization established to promote the critical importance of chemical information to advances in chemical research. In support of its charter, the Trust has created a unique Grant Program and is now inviting the submission of grant applications for 2015.

Applications for the 2015 Grant is March 13, 2015.  

More information.


Summer 2014 Chemical Information Bulletin now available

The new issue (Volume 66, Number 2: Summer 2014) of the Chemical Information Bulletin is available at

The issue features reports from the 2014 Spring ACS National Meeting, March 16-20, 2014, Dallas, TX.

In this issue:

Photos from ACS Conference in Dallas

Five sets of photos from the recent ACS meeting in Dallas are now online at . If anyone else has photos to share I would be happy to upload them. Enjoy!

Dr. Wendy A. Warr

Webinar: SureChem and ChEMBL

Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Time: 11 am US/EDT

Title: SureChem and ChEMBL
Speakers: John Overington, ChEMBL, and Nicko Goncharoff, SureChem

Call for Abstracts: CINF Symposium Honoring Dana Roth

We are accepting submission of abstracts for consideration for an ACS Division of Chemical Information (CINF) Symposium entitled:

It Takes Two to Tango: Chemistry Librarians Partnering with Publishers and Researchers to Advance the Chemical Sciences
-- A Symposium Honoring Dana Roth --

To be held at the ACS Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA, Aug 10-14, 2014. 

Organized by Judith Currano & Ted Baldwin

Join us for the CINF Luncheon at ACS on Tuesday

Those of you attending the ACS National Meeting in Dallas are cordially invited to join us for the CINF Luncheon on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, from 12:00-1:30PM in the Katy Trail room of the Omni Dallas Hotel.  Tickets are only $15, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  The guest speaker will be Andrew Yeung of Texas A&M, who will speak on "Chemistry in Wikipedia: A Personal Perspective.  The abstract appears at the bottom of this post.