Join our self-paced, online chemistry training for students and educators. Learn how to use Reaxys to advance your understanding of analytical, organic, and inorganic chemistry.
Test your knowledge and share your accomplishments
Welcome to Reaxys Academy! Here's how it works:
Review the materials per module below The training consists of two modules: Reaxys 101 and Chemistry 101.
Complete a short quiz at the end of each module
If you score 100%, well done! Download your certificate of completion and badges to share on LinkedIn and email
Approximate time to complete: 30-45 minutes
This self-paced course is ideal for librarians, educators, researchers and students who are looking to get an introduction to Reaxys or enhance their skills and understanding of Reaxys as a platform for research.
Designed by chemists, Reaxys is a web-based, chemical search engine that allows you to search for chemical reactions, (parts of) chemical structures and substance properties.
Introduction to Reaxys
Conducting textual searches
Searching by structure
Using Query builder
Take the quiz to earn your certificate for Reaxys Academy: Reaxys 101
Chemistry 101 with Reaxys
Approximate time to complete: 45-60 minutes
This self-paced course shows how Reaxys can broaden the understanding of chemistry for any level of student: from undergraduate and graduate to post-graduate and beyond.
Chemists need exposure to relevant chemistry databases early in their careers to effectively learn chemistry, gain chemistry digital literacy skills, and be well-prepared for their research projects and labs.
Obtaining reaction data
Working with chemical reactions
Using Reaxys for greener chemistry
Take the quiz to earn your certificate for Reaxys Academy: Chemistry 101
Retrosynthesis video tutorials:
Retrosynthesis part 1 - Set a search(opens in new tab/window) In this tutorial, we set up a retrosynthesis project
Retrosynthesis part 2 - Analyzing results(opens in new tab/window) In this tutorial we analyze results for published and predicted retrosynthesis.
Retrosynthesis part 3 - Editing synthesis plans(opens in new tab/window) In this tutorial, we show you how to edit synthesis plans