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Chemistry: a guide to library resources: SciFinder Scholar

Introduction to Reference Searching

Introduction to Substance Searching

Introduction to Reaction Searching

Chemistry Database Tutorial

SciFinder Scholar

Click the button above to be taken to a Guide on the Side tutorial that will teach you how to search the SciFinder Scholar database.

SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder Scholar is the online version of Chemical Abstracts, CAS Registry and CASREACT.  For additional tutorials, visit the SciFinder Scholar website.


How to Access SciFinder Scholar

Access SciFinder Scholar through Joyner Library's homepage


Locate the searchbox on the Joyner Library homepage and click on the "Find Databases" link.


Click on the "S" in the A-Z list and click on the SciFinder Scholar Link


There are two options for logging into SciFinder, select the appopriate one

             *  If you've never logged into SciFinder select the link entitled - "First time ECU user of SciFinder Web?"

             *  If you already have a CAS SciFinder Account set-up select the link entitled "Already registered?"


After clicking on the appropriate link, you will be asked for your Pirate ID and Password

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