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Connect to: SciFinder Web
Database name SciFinder Web
Other database name SciFinder
  CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service)
  American Chemical Society
Description SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.
Access information SciFinder Web will be decommissioned on 31st December 2021. Please prepare for this by using the new SciFinder-n. SciFinder-n contains all the content available in SciFinder Web plus integrated access to MethodsNow Synthesis, PatentPak, and other resources. Access SciFinder-n here.
  NOTE: To use SciFinder you must register for a personal username & password using your or email address. The registration process must be completed using a computer with a University of Melbourne IP address. You need to be either on campus, or connected via the University's VPN, when you register. Once registered you may use SciFinder on or off campus via the link above.
  See the following for information about the VPN for staffand for students.
  1. Go to the SciFinder registration form
  2. Follow the instructions in the How to register to use SciFinderguide to complete the registration process.
User Support CAS SciFinder training and support
Authorized Users University of Melbourne staff and students have access to this electronic resource.
Print Yes : for academic research, provided that at any one time no more than 5,000 records are stored by any individual.
Download Yes : for academic research, provided that at any one time no more than 5,000 records are stored by any individual.
E-Reserves/LMS No
Scholarly Sharing Yes : in a reasonable, limited way with other students or faculty at University of Melbourne who are working on the same research project.
Course Pack No
Walk-in users No
Interlibrary Loans No
Perpetual Access No
More information More information...  For an explanation of what these license terms mean click here