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SciFinder

About SciFinder

SciFinder is a research tool providing access to the following:
  • Chemical Abstracts - chemical literature and patents from 1907 to the present
  • CAS Registry - chemical substance information from 1907 to the present
  • CASREACT - reaction information (organic) from 1907 to the present
  • CHEMCATS - chemical supplier information
  • CHEMLIST - national and international regulated chemicals from 1979 to the present
  • MEDLINE - medical literature from 1951 to the present
First time users must register and create a username and password for SciFinder. To register you must have a valid UAB BlazerID email address (BlazerID@uab.edu). After you register, instructions for activating your SciFinder account will be sent to your email address.

SciFinder may be used for academic research, and classroom instruction only. It may NOT be used for commercial research. No more than 5,000 records may be stored in electronic format by a single user at any time. Please read and follow the user agreement.

Accessing SciFinder

On-campus Registered Users: Sign in using your SciFinder username and password.

Off-campus Registered Users: Sign in using your SciFinder username and password.

Assistance with SciFinder

You can find instructional guides for searching SciFinder here.

For questions related to SciFinder, please contact Jennifer Long (Science Reference Librarian and Key Contact) at 934-6364 or jmlong@uab.edu.