Pubchem discussion

Gary Wiggins alerted CHMINF-L subscribers to the launch of a listserv discussion group for Pubchem users:

“The PUBCHEM-L listserv provides a forum for users of the NIH PubChem
database ( to discover how to make the
best use of the database,” he told us.

Wiggins also provided a warning to users thinking of flaming the makers of PubChem. “It is not intended to be a platform for political debate on whether it is right or wrong for the US government
to create such a database,” he said, “Appropriate questions or comments to be submitted to the list include methods of searching, descriptions of auxiliary tools to enhance the utility of PubChem searches, how best to interface with other systems, how PubChem compares with other sources,

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