SciFinder, produced by the Chemical Abstracts Service, is the major index of the chemical literature. It is searchable by chemical structure, chemical name, CAS Registry Number, molecular formula, chemical reaction, research topic, author name, company name, and CA abstract number or patent number.
Instructions for setting up a SciFinder account - Web version (UPEI users only)
First time users have to set up their own individual account, on our UPEI SciFinder account, and select a username and password.
Go to this URL to register for your own account:
https://scifinder.cas.org/registration/index.html?corpKey=CC4A8DE3-86F3-50AB-4935-7E1B34ECFCE4 and follow the prompts to create an account.
Sign in to SciFinder with the username and password you selected by going to:
Tutorials on using SciFinder - see http://www.cas.org/training/scifinder