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CSDU: On-Demand Learning

CSDU is a series of on-demand training modules where U can learn how to harness cheminformatics and data insights from the CSD to use in your work.

Here you can learn about:

  • The Cambridge Structural Database (CSD).
  • How to use the CSD software and data to inform and advance your research.
  • How cheminformatics and structural chemistry can be applied to problems in the discovery and development of new molecules and materials.

Read more in the blog.

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Who can use CSDU?

Everybody! From beginners to advanced users, we hope to grow the CSDU collection to cover a wide range of applications.

Note: you will need a licence to complete the “try it yourself” exercises. Ask your site administrator, or contact our team here if you need to request a licence.


How does CSDU work?

Choose a module below, and work through the steps shown. Modules are fully on-demand, so you can work at your own pace.

All modules follow the basic format:

  1. U Watch – get context and see examples from our tutors in an online video.
  2. U Try – work through the example yourself, following the tutorial worksheet.
  3. U Test – check your knowledge in an online quiz, and get your certificate of completion by email.


CSDU Modules

Start your CSDU courses with the modules below!

We regularly add new CSDU modules.  Register for our newsletter so you don’t miss new releases!

Entry Level

CSDU modules in this section do not require any previous knowledge of the CSD software. Start from here!

Intermediate Level

CSDU modules for next level structural analysis.

More modules under development

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