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What Is SciFinder Scholar?

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

To access SciFinder Scholar: Register and then Login.

For help, contact the Chemistry Librarian, Jackie Werner.

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.

Science Librarian

Jackie Werner
Library South 5, Suite 542

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