• SciFinder (Academic) web version
    Coverage: International
    Access Options: Off campusOn campus
    Provider: CAS
    Category: Article Databases
    Access Note:
    • User registration required (see below)
    • The operating hours are Sunday 14:00 until Sunday 11:00. On the first Sunday of each month, SciFinder (Academic) will not be accessible between 6:00-14:00 for maintenance.
    • 1 user:1 ID Only

SciFinder (Academic) is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, material science, agricultural science, and more! With one single source, you can explore scientific information in journals and patent literature from around the world:

  • references from nearly 9,500 currently published journals and patents from more than 50 active patent issuing authorities
  • important scientific discoveries from the present to the mid-1800s
  • the latest scientific breakthroughs almost as soon as they are published with references added daily and some patent information as recent as two days ago
  • the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information

When you access the web version of SciFinder (Academic) for the first time, user registration is necessary.

User Registration Guide (You can register to SciFinder only on campus)

Each user can get only 1 ID in SciFinder.
Register your new e-mail address when you changed your email address.
You are not able to get a new ID.
Refer to the following document to register your new e-mail address.

When you forget your ID or password, check this document.

The IDs which have not been used for over 2 years are not activated temporarily to prevent the unauthorized use.
If you wish to activate your ID, contact us from the inquiry form.

Coverage years: 
Natural Sciences
Health & Biological Sciences