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SciFinder Training Materials

"On-demand SciFinder® training resources are short, targeted materials, organized by search type." 

Topics include structure searching, reaction searching, reference searching, polymer searching, and patent searching.

SciFinder System Recommendations & Requirements

To ensure the best searching results using SciFinder, check the OS/browser recommendations for Windows-based PCs and Apple MacOS X at the link below. The recommended hardware and software configurations should result in good performance.

SciFinder Contents & Statistics

References – CAplus
Chemical Substances – CAS REGISTRY
Reactions – CASREACT
Chemical Suppliers – CHEMCATS
Regulated Chemicals – CHEMLIST
Chemical Industry Notes – CIN
Markush (patent structures) – MARPAT

What Do I Need To Know About SciFinder?

All new users or users new to Emory are required to complete a one-time registration by creating a username and password.  The username and password are requested each time you access SciFinder.

SciFinder is restricted to Emory faculty, staff and students.  There is no access available for non-Emory affiliates on any library computer.

SciFinder is available 24/7 with the following exceptions:  10:00pm Saturday to 1:00am Sunday and the first Saturday of each month from 5:00pm to Sunday 1:00am.


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How do I register?

Registration Process:

First, click on the following registration link.

Second, use your or email address to register.

Specify a username and password. Your username must be unique and contain 5-15 characters. It can contain only letters or a combination of letters, numbers, and/or these special characters:

  • - (dash)
  • _ (underscore)
  • . (period)
  • @ (at symbol)

Your password must contain 7-15 characters and include at least three of the following:

  • Letters
  • Mixed upper- and lowercase letters
  • Numbers
  • Non-alphanumeric characters (e.g., @, #, %, &, * )

Third, Select a security question from the drop-down list and provide the answer.

Fourth, Click Register

A message indicates that you will receive an e-mail message from CAS at the address you provided within the form.

Fifth, Complete the registration process:

  • Open and read the e-mail message from CAS/
  • If you accept the terms and conditions for using SciFinder, click the link within the e-mail message to complete the registration process.  A confirmation page is displayed.  (Note:  Confirmation emails are sent automatically and generally are received within minutes but may take longer if messages are routed through a series of network relays.)
  • Click the link provided in the e-mail message to begin working with SciFinder.  If any problems persist, send an email to Ask e-journals.

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If you are on your mobile phone, access SciFinder at to search for author, topic/keyword, chemical name, registry number, company name, or Keep Me Posted Alerts.

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