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PRESENTATION: Building an Online Profile Using Social Networking and Amplification Tools for Scientists   Leave a comment

This presentation was given as a 2 hour hands-on training course at the Frontier Building in the Research Triangle Park in NC funded by an Industry Award Grant from the ACS and matching financial support from the Research Triangle Institute. Abstract “Many of us nowadays invest significant amounts of time in sharing our activities and […]

Social Media Tools for Scientists and Building an Online Profile   Leave a comment

This presentation will be given at the Janelia Farm Research Campus, a research campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The presentation abstract is below. ABSTRACT Despite the availability of many platforms for scientists to connect and share with their peers in the scientific community the majority do not make use of these tools, despite […]

Investigating Impact Metrics for Performance for the US-EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology   Leave a comment

This presentation was presented at the American Chemical Society in Philadelphia in August 2016 DAY & TIME OF PRESENTATION: Sunday, August, 21, 2016 from 4:10 PM – 4:30 PM ROOM & LOCATION: Room 112B – Pennsylvania Convention Center Title: Investigating Impact Metrics for Performance for the US-EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology The U.S. Environmental […]

BIA-10-2474, confusions in chemical structure and the need for EARLY clarity in chemical structures   2 comments

My blog has been fairly inactive for the past few months, driven primarily by my move from working on cheminformatics at the Royal Society of Chemistry to working at the National Center for Computational Toxicology at the Environmental Protection Agency. While I stopped working on ChemSpider about 18 months before I left RSC (to focus […]

Posted January 24, 2016 by tony in Chemicals and our Health, Community Building, Data Quality

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Providing Access to a Million NMR Spectra via the web   Leave a comment

This presentation was given at the ACS Denver meeting on March 22nd 2015 in a CHED Division symposium Providing Access to a Million NMR Spectra via the web Antony Williams, Alexey Pshenichnov, Peter Corbett, Daniel Lowe, Carlos Coba Access to large scale NMR collections of spectral data can be used for a number of purposes […]

PITTCON Poster: Using an online database of chemical compounds for the purpose of structure identification   Leave a comment

This is a poster I presented at Pittcon on Wednesday March 9th, 2015 Using an online database of chemical compounds for the purpose of structure identification Online databases can be used for the purposes of structure identification. The Royal Society of Chemistry provides access to an online database containing tens of millions of compounds and […]

A TERRIBLE implementation of Name Searching on ACS Journals   Leave a comment

Yes, I am a Williams. And THAT is an incredibly common surname. But I am an Antony Williams, notice no H in the name, i.e. NOT Anthony. In the field of chemistry there are not many of us around…a couple I know of, but not many overall. Google Scholar does an extremely good job of […]

A presentation at Research Square: The Benefits of Participation in the Social Web of Science   Leave a comment

Yesterday I had the privilege of giving a presentation at Research Square in Durham. In terms of an audience, and an environment to present, it was certainly an ideal environment and very recipient audience….but how could it not be with their mission being to provide “research communication without roadblocks”. As the MC for the day […]

A chemistry data repository to serve them all   Leave a comment

A presentation that I am giving around UK universities in September/October 2014 A chemistry data repository to serve them all Over the past five years the Royal Society of Chemistry has become world renowned for its public domain compound database that integrates chemical structures with online resources and available data. ChemSpider regularly serves over 50,000 […]

Dealing with the Complex Challenge of Managing Diverse Chemistry Data Online to Enable Chemistry Across the World #ACSsanfran   Leave a comment

This is my third presentation today at the ACS meeting in San Francisco on 11th August 2014 Dealing with the Complex Challenge of Managing Diverse Chemistry Data Online to Enable Chemistry Across the World The Royal Society of Chemistry has provided access to data associated with millions of chemical compounds via our ChemSpider database for […]

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