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.
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:
For more information, see:
During the 2022-2023 year, ACS moved their SciFinder Scholar system to the SciFinder-n system. In fall 2023, they are updating their screens and layout. The same functionality is available in updated search interfaces.