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Chemical Abstracts / SciFinder-n

How to access to the Chemical Abstracts / SciFinder chemistry research database.

Accesing SciFinder for the First-Time: Creating Your Account

Returning Users: Login to SciFinder

More Information About Your SciFinder Account

Unlike most other Stanislaus State Library databases, CAS SciFinder-n  requires your to create your own personal account with a username and password you choose.  As long as you use the Stan State CAS SciFinder-n links (included on this guide), you should be able to register for a free account without any charge to you.  Once you have registered, you can return and go straight to the CAS SciFinder-n Login link, but you will need to enter the username and password you created for your own personal CAS SciFinder-n account.

About SciFinder-n

SciFinder-n is the major chemical and literature information service produced by the American Chemical Society's' Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS). It is is a curated database of chemical and bibliographic information from chemistry and related literature.  Use SciFinder-n for literature searches and to find background information on chemicals, drugs, and substances.

Key components and sources for SciFinder-n data include:

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