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Software for Science (New York): Home

A guide to download/access scientific software packages on the New York campus.

Cambridge Structural Database

Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) is a worldwide repository of small molecule crystal structures hosted by Cambridge Crystallographic Data Center (CCDC). NYU has a site license to access CSD.

ChemDraw

ChemDraw lets you locate properties information for structures and create publication-quality structural diagrams/models. 

To download ChemDraw:

  1. Start at the PerkinElmer Site Subscription page and locate the section for "New York University" (not NYU, it's listed as "New York University").
  2. The first option will say, "Register to download the latest version of ChemDraw." Click the Register button, and you will be taken to a User Registration form. Fill out the info and click "Submit". 
  3. You will be redirected to the PerkinElmer account page Click the “Sign Up” tab, then enter your email address again, and provide a password for the account.
  4. Once you've successfully created your account, you will be automatically logged in, and taken to the “List Entitlements" page of the account, which shows a list of subscribed products. Click the "Download Now" link for the first product in that list. 
  5. You will be redirected to a "Download Order" page. Click the ChemDraw Professional link, and there will be a list of installers for different operating systems. Download the one you need.
  6. When you run the ChemDraw installer, you may be asked for an activation code. You can find your activation code by logging in to the PerkinElmer account page and navigating to the "List Entitlement" page (linked in the left sidebar).

EndNote

EndNote lets you collect, organize, annotate, and share your references and PDFs, in addition to formatting your in-text citations or footnotes and bibliography.

Gaussian and Gaussview

Gaussian lets you model electron structures. This software is capable of handling proteins and large molecules using semi-empirical, ab initio molecular orbital (MO), density functional, and molecular mechanics calculations.

GaussView is a graphical user interface for Gaussian. A desktop license for GaussView is available upon request.

Logger Pro

Logger Pro is a general-purpose data collection and analysis program.

  • Logger Pro is not installed on any public computers in the library, but if your professor emails you a link to download Logger Pro, or posts a Logger Pro download link to NYU Classes, then it can be downloaded and run on your personal computer.

Mathematica

Mathematica is a programming environment designed for mathematical computations.

MATLAB

MATLAB  integrates numerical analysis, matrix computation, signal processing, and graphics in an easy to use environment.

Signals Notebook

To create a Signals Notebook account:

  1. Start at the PerkinElmer Site Subscription page and locate the section for "New York University" (not NYU, it's listed as "New York University")
  2. The second option will say, "Access PerkinElmer Cloud Applications". Click the Register button, enter your email address, and click "Submit". You will get a message saying that your institution has been verified. Click "Continue".
  3. You will be redirected to the PerkinElmer account page. Click the “Sign Up” tab, then enter your email address again, and provide a password for the account.

Logging in to Signals Notebook:

  1. Start at the Signals Notebook login page. Enter your NYU email address and the password that you chose when you created your PerkinElmer account.

OriginPro

OriginPro is a software application for data analysis and publication-quality graphing. NYU's license for OriginPro 9.1 includes 10 concurrent lab seats. 

  • To download OriginPro in your lab, please contact Shereef Elmetwaly.

TopSpin

TopSpin is NMR processing software for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Zotero

Zotero lets you collect, organize, annotate, and share your references and PDFs, in addition to formatting your in-text citations or footnotes and bibliography.

Subject Librarian

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Margaret Smith
Contact:
Bobst Library, 5th Floor
margaret.smith@nyu.edu
212-998-2619