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Best of 2009 recommended Web sources

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This issue of the ChemIndustry.com newsletter highlights Web sites in the following categories:
 
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PhDs.org
Tell this on-line tool your priorities in choosing a graduate school. It will use your preferences to generate a customized ranking of departments using National Research Council data. The goal of the site is help students to prepare for the changing demands of today's job market and to provide a voice for early career scientists.
http://www.phds.org/

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Science and Engineering Statistics
From the National Science Foundation – A long list of statistics about science and engineering education in the US. Data is available as Pdf and Xls files. Publications, data, and analyses about the nation's science and engineering resources.
http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/

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BiomedExperts
BiomedExperts - the first literature-based scientific social network - brings the right researchers together and allows them to collaborate online. Collexis provides the BiomedExperts social network free of charge to researchers worldwide in an effort to increase collaborative biomedical research for the common good.
http://www.biomedexperts.com/

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US chemical business by state
From the American Chemistry Council: Select state to view the business of chemistry data in each state. Data includes state GDP, employment, wages, salaries, and more.
http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_acc/sec_statistics.asp?CID=293&DID=748

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CEFIC facts & figures 2009
This project by the European chemical industry council provides insight into the EU as well as to the global chemical market. It covers topics such as: international trade, cost & prices, energy, employment etc.
http://www.cefic.be/factsandfigures/

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SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR)
The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is a portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database (Elsevier B.V.). These indicators can be used to assess and analyze scientific domains.
http://www.scimagojr.com

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BASE – Academic search engine
BASE is the name of the multi-disciplinary search engine for academically relevant web resources which was created and developed by Bielefeld University Library. According to the site - Currently in BASE: 20,293,252 Documents of 1280 Content Providers
http://www.base-search.net

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Wolfram|Alpha
Wolfram|Alpha is the first step in an ambitious, long-term project to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable by anyone. Enter your question or calculation, and Wolfram|Alpha uses its built-in algorithms and a growing collection of data to compute the answer. We used it to find chemical properties of common compounds and it performed quite well.
http://www.wolframalpha.com/

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Chemistry dictionary for word processors
When graduate student Adam Azman at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill was looking for a spell checker that would not mark technical words as errors and couldn’t find a free one, he set out to create his own chemistry dictionary. For more information about this chemistry dictionary and for free download, visit: http://www.chemistry-blog.com/dictionary/
For more information about the creation of the dictionary, see Adam's article on the ChemSPider Journal of Chemistry here: http://www.chemmantis.com/Article.aspx?id=849

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Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/

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11th China International Agrochemical & Crop Protection Exhibition
After many years of effort, CAC Exhibition received a successful congratulation. Many more exhibitors participated visited CAC 2009 in Shanghai than the previous year because Shanghai is very vivid in the matter of commerce. According to official statistics, the number of visitors reached 13,697, along with 651 exhibitors with 956 booths. CAC has been a large professional exhibition and has a great influence in the related industries.
http://www.agrochemshow.com/en/index.asp

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2010 International Exhibition on Surfactants & Detergents
The International Exhibition on Surfactant & Detergent 2010 is one of the most noteworthy exhibitions in the field of surfactants and detergents, which plays a significant role in promoting the development of China's industry of surfactants and detergents. Since the initial launch of the conference and exhibition in 1990, it has been held successfully ten times. Apr. 13-15, 2010 Shanghai Everbright Convention and Exhibition Center, China
http://www.iesdexpo.com/en/index.asp

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The 8th China International Dye Industry, Pigments and Textile Chemicals Exhibition
The expo will be held from April 15th-17h, 2010 in INTEX Shanghai and shanghaimart.includ Different kinds of dyestuff,Intermediate,Textile ChemicalsDifferent kinds of pigments and related produces etc.
http://www.chinainterdye.com/EN/default.aspx

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