New Emory faculty and students will need to click here to set-up a personal login/password.
SciFinder requires the following:
• New users must register on campus.
• New users must register using an Emory email account
• Personal passwords must be 7‐15 characters in length and include the following:
• Upper‐ and lowercase letters
• Non‐alphanumeric characters (@, #, %, &, *)
SciFinder is a database of references to the world's chemical literature. It is the core research and discovery tool for finding journal articles, patent records, chemical substances and reactions. Persons searching the database work in many different disciplines including chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, physics, materials science, energy, environmental and agricultural science, medical and biomedical science.
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.
First, click on the following registration link:
Second, use your emory.edu or emoryhealthcare.org 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:
Your password must contain 7-15 characters and include at least three of the following:
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:
Login into SciFinder by going to : https://scifinder.cas.org/.
Provided you have completed the registration process and have a user name/password, on-campus access is available from any library computer, your laptop or mobile phone. Off-campus use VPN or EZ-Proxy, <click> on the link under SciFinder in the listing in Databases@Emory.
If you are on your mobile phone, access SciFinder at https://scifinder.cas.org/mobile to search for author, topic/keyword, chemical name, registry number, company name, or Keep Me Posted Alerts.
For Additional information on mobile access go to http://www.cas.org/products/scifinder/sf-mobile.
If you are searching SciFinder using a tablet device, including the Apple iPad, you will need to search the full version of SciFinder by going to https://scifinder.cas.org.
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.
Some additional recommendations: