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This page is designed to help students who are undertaking the great adventure of learning organic chemistry.  Please let me know if there are any other things you think would be useful.


Wave Properties of Light U. Winnepeg

U. Colorado Spectroscopy Overview

  Infrared Spectroscopy Movie (requires RealPlayer) UCLA

Spectroscopy Slide Show UNI

Infra-red Absorption Spectroscopy  Quiz Sheffield Hallam U.

Infrared Spectroscopy Web Assignment  Gwen Silbert

Infrared Tutorial U. Colorado

IR Tutor: Greenhouse Gases (Download: IR spectra includes visual demos of vibrational modes)

Spectroscopy Resources

Spectrometric Identification of Organic Molecules, Iowa State U.

WebSpectra IR and NMR  UCLA

California State U. Stanislaus, Tutorials:

Infra-red Absorption Spectroscopy tutorial (short) Sheffield Hallam University


Animated Infrared Spectroscopy

Infrared Molecular Vibrations

Understanding Infrared Spectroscopy

Methane Dynamics (for IR Introduction) Shockwave tutorial, Darrell Woodman

IR and NMR Tutorials at UCLA

IR tutorial, Jones and Bartlett Publishing

Vibrational Modes of Benzene UCB

Infrared Spectroscopy CCSU

IR Theory Owen McDougal SOU

IR Quiz Richard Banks, Boise State U.

Hooks Law Animation U. Calgary

animation of an IR strecthing frequency U. Calgary

Animated IR of acetone IR of benzene Jennifer Muzyka, Centre College

My own Infrared Petting Zoo Animation of Vibration Modes for Simple Molecules

Infrared Spectroscopy Interactive Visualizations  U. Mass.  (Chime)

IR animations  University of the West Indies, Robert Lancashire

IR Spectra of Fats and Oil

IR Vocabulary  Owen McDougal SOU

IR Self Tests  1   2

Spectral Zoo Jennifer Muzyka, Centre College

A Chime tutorial on the Infrared Spectrum of Methylene Dichloride Middlebury College

Integrated Spectral Data Base System for Organic Compounds (SDBS)

Basic NMR Tutorial

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy CCSU

Basic NMR concepts and animations Queens U.

NMR Tutorial ver 2.2 Imperial College

Carbon-13 NMR Tutorial WFU, Shockwave

Links to NMR sites Acorn NMR

NMR Spectroscopy: Principles and Application Henry Rzepa

1H NMR Intrepretation Tutorial and Practice  Yue-Ling Wong WFU

NMR Web Course Queens U.

Webspectra UCLA

NMR spectrum processing Bruno Herreros, USC

NMR structure determination of C4H10O isomers. Bruno Herreros, USC

UV- Visible Spectroscopy Beer's Law UV - Vis. Luminescence Spectroscopy Sheffield Hallam U.

UV Spectroscopy Slide Show UNI

Ultraviolet Spectra Tutorials    1  2  3  4  5

Quiz on UV Spectroscopy Richard Banks, Boise State U.

Other UV - Visible Quizzes  1  2

What is mass spectrometry? FAQ-like introduction, American Society for Mass Spectrometry

Basic Mass Spectroscopy

Mass Spectroscopy  U. Calgary

Mass Spectrometry Shockwave tutorial, Colby College


Mass Spectrometry CCSU

Mass Spectoscopy Links U. Vermont

SIS Mass Spec Tools

Virtual Mass Spectrometry Laboratory U. Pittsburg

Mass Spectrum animations using CHIME U. West Indies, Robert Lancashire


GC-Mass Spec Flash Tutorial U. Michigan Dearborn

Mass Spectrometry Quizzes covering alcohols, alkanes, amines, esters, halides, aldehydes, amides, carboxylic acids, ethers, and ketones from the University of Arizona.

Mass Spectroscopy Quizzes Michigan State University 1  2  3  4  5  6  7

NMR Slide Show UNI

NMR Tutorial  Quiz Sheffield Hallam U.


1H NMR Interpretation Tutorials & Practice Exercises Yue-Ling Wong

13C NMR Interpretation Tutorials & Practice Exercises Yue-Ling Wong

NMR spectroscopy Rod Beavon

NMR Lectures pages


NMR Tutorial Proton and CMR Paul Young, UIC

George Wiger's NMR Tutorial

Analyzing NMR spectra George Wiger

NMR U. Calgary

NMR Interpretation Strategy Steve Wathen

Applications of H NMR U. Pottsdam

Spectral Data Base System NMR, MS, IR

1H-NMR Introduction  - Yu-Ling Wong,Wake Forest U.

NMR Tutorial - Hartford U.

NMR COURSE Guillermo Moyna

Sets of known and unknown spectra: NMR knowns         

NMR  and MS unknowns         Interpreted spectra 

Spectroscopy Resources Colby College

The Japanese Agency of Industrial Science and Technology has a database at

Joseph Hornak's Basics of NMR online RIT

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Spectra Problems Workbook at Notre Dame University

NMR Introduction, Sample Spectra Univ. West Indies

NMR Theory Owen McDougal SOU

Henry Rzepa's NMR

NMR tutorial/software at U. Pittsburg - Bradford

Reference Data Tables SOU

Web-based IR and NMR problems and archived spectra   UCLA Provide students with a library of spectroscopy problems. Interpretation of spectra is a technique that requires practice - this site provides 1H NMR and 13C NMR, and IR spectra of various compounds for students to interpret. 

The National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research of Japan

Mass Spectroscopy Summary, Yosemite Community College

Spectroscopy Wizards - Potsdam U.

Southern Oregon U. Organic Spectroscopy Course Owen McDougal

SOU Midterm Review Owen McDougal

Reference Data Tables SOU

Steve Wathen's Spectroscopy Overview Quiz

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