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Capture, store, retrieve and share data and information on compounds, reactions, materials and their properties. Requires downloading software to your computer through the library's site license. (Click More below for instructions.)
Note: Uninstall previous versions of ChemOffice before installing the latest versions of ChemDraw or Chem3D to avoid license activation issues.
Instructions for ChemOffice latest version:
All UA students and faculty need to sign in with their campus email address at the PerkinElmer site.
First-time members, please fill out the PerkinElmer form with your name, address, and campus email address. Returning members can skip to Step 4. below.
After registration, download and install the software. Keep the browser site open for your activation code.
When the software prompts for activation, ignore the box asking for a serial number. Instead, find the box under “Activate by Email/Phone/Fax”:
Go back to your browser, and click the “Order History” tab on the left navigation pane.
Click on your Order Number link (at the top if the list if you are a returning member).
Scroll down and find your activation code on the right side.
Copy-and-paste the activation code
Note, this code will activate both WIN & MAC platforms.
In future, if you need to activate/renew/update your personal ChemDraw or Chem3D license, log into the PerkinElmer membership link with your campus email address. Then follow Step 3.a. to find your activation code.
Renewal Instructions for Version 16
To reactivate your old ChemOffice license, click the "Help" menu, then "Activate Chem3D" (or ChemDraw). Put in your license/activation code from previous year. Find your V16 license number by logging in at https://www.cambridgesoft.com/membership/, and click the “My Downloads” link to recover it.