About ChemEd DL

The Chemical Education Digital Library (ChemEd DL) is a storehouse of tested digital resources for education in the chemical sciences. Our aim is to be the place on the Web where you can contribute, share, organize, and use high quality chemistry education materials.

Through collaborations with individuals and through our many communities, ChemEd DL strives to provide the best of what chemical education has to offer. Teachers and students are encouraged to find, use, classify, contribute, and evaluate ChemEd DL resources in support of teaching and learning. ChemEd DL resources are classified using a controlled vocabulary of keywords.

ChemEd DL’s foundation is our collaboration with the Journal of Chemical Education, the Education Division of the American Chemical Society, and the ChemCollective Project. Here, you will find resources for education that span the entire science of chemistry.


The ChemEd DL provides an online chemistry education community that covers the entire spectrum of the chemical sciences. This large community is built upon smaller communities that are characterized according to their sub-discipline of the chemical sciences or by education level. We expect that communities will develop around areas of content in ChemEd DL, such as the periodic table or chemistry video, or around pedagogical methods, such as testing and assessment.




Meet the people who worked to make this the best educational resource for teaching the world chemistry!

John W. Moore
John W. Moore P.I.

Jon L. Holmes
Jon L. Holmes co-P.I.

Linda Fanis
Linda Fanis Outreach

Lynn Diener
Lynn Diener Outreach

Xavier Prat-Resina Outreach/Developer

David Pieper
David Pieper Outreach/Developer

Justin M. Shorb
Justin M. Shorb Outreach/Developer

ChemEd DL was initiated by and continues to be supported by the National Science Foundation. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants No. DUE-022624; DUE-0632303; DUE-0837607; DUE 0938039; and DUE 1044239. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

ChemEd DL also gratefully acknowledges support by the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, SACP, and the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, SSP.