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Access and use SciFinder through the web version for exploring chemical literature and substance information.

SciFinder Web Version

SciFinder web version provides easy access to the Chemistry Abstract database via webpages. No client needs to be installed to use the web version. Instead, you need to create an individual user account with your email to log onto the interface. Both the SciFinder web version and the SciFinder Scholar client are interfaces to the same Chemical Abstract database, which contains the comprehensive collection of Chemistry and related scientific information, including

  • References from books, journals, proceedings from the late 1800's to the present as well as references to patents from 1907 to the present
  • About 33 milliion substances and their physical, chemical, biological and specral property values.
  • About 14 million reactions with their conditions, yields, and catalysts. 

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