Please ensure that all novel compounds have a data sheet attached along with their spectroscopic data stored in a plastic wallet. When it comes to writing papers all the data, along with the data sheet will help in quickly formatting the experimental section.
You can download and print out data sheets here or customise your own:
Standard data sheet (from AJC)
More detailed data sheet, including materials properties, MALDI, HPLC data, (from AECC)