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    What Is SciFinder?

    SciFinder provides access to chemical, biomedical, and other scientific information including patents. It searches 5 Chemical Abstracts Service databases and MEDLINE. SciFinder can be searched by topic, by substance, or by chemical reaction.

    To access SciFinderRegister and then Login. You must register for a free account to use SciFinder features.

    For help, contact the Chemistry Librarian: Kelsey Jordan |


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I download a paper?
    Click Full text next to a search result, then FindIt@GSU. Make sure your browser is allowing popups. More Info

    I want papers on the synthesis of a substance. How do I find them?
    You have several choices:
    1. In the Substance Editor, select Drawing Editor: Reaction, then use the Reaction Role tool to assign the substance as a product. More Info
    2. Search for a substance, then select Get Reactions on the results screen. Select reactions where the substance is a product. More Info

    Can I search for a substance without drawing it?
    Yes, you can search by name (including brand name) or formula. More Info

    Can I import a drawing from ChemDraw?
    Yes. Save the drawing as .mol and select the Open icon in the Substance Editor.

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