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Accessing the database through the UHM link allows users to find full text references through the UHM library.
Support for Scifinder was discontinued at the end of 2022. Existing Scifinder users can access SciFindern with the same username and password. You can learn about some of the new functionalities in this webinar from CAS.
What’s new in SciFindern?
With SciFindern you have access to the most trusted authoritative chemical substance resource, CAS Registry. Combining a global network of scientists who extract, annotate, and verify key scientific insights with the most science-aware relevance engine creates a powerful tool to decrease search time and increase relevant results.
Find opportunities for innovation with industry-leading patent searching and discover novel connections in one of the largest collections of scientific journal records with value-added indexing and powerful filters.
Minimize time planning reactions and maximize time experimenting with full retrosynthetic analysis powered by CAS reactions.
SciFindern is a critical information resource for chemists as well as non-chemists who research in chemistry-adjacent fields including biology, medicine, engineering, environmental science, and more.
SciFindern (or SciFinder-n), a database of chemical and bibliographic information, is an important research tool produced by the Chemical Abstract System (CAS). According to cas.org, CAS SciFindern is the latest scientific information solution from CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society. In addition to the reference, substance, reaction and supplier content found in CAS SciFinder®, CAS SciFindern includes relevance-ranked results, citation mapping, sequence searching, retrosynthetic analysis, patent landscape mapping, touch-screen enabled structure drawing and much more—all accessible in a simple, easy-to-use interface.