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SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the Chemical Abstracts databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more! In addition to articles, SciFinder includes information on patents, chemical substances, chemical synthesis and more.

Journal and patent information is available starting from 1907 with early coverage of selected journals such as Journal of the American Chemical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry journals and Journal of Physical Chemistry.

SciFinder requires users to set up a personal account. To set up your account, go to SciFinder User Registration. For best results, sign up for your account using an on-campus computer.

Milner’s SciFinder Scholar subscription allows use of the database by two users at a time. If both seats are being used, you will see a message to that effect. Try again later. When you finish using SciFinder, please make sure to click the Logout button so the spot is immediately available for another user.

Already have an account? Go directly to SciFinder Scholar 

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Last Updated: 6/27/13