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.
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.