Installing SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder Scholar is the electronic version of the print publication "Chemical Abstracts". Like "Chemical Abstracts", SciFinder Scholar comprehensively covers the world-wide literature of chemistry including print journal articles, online publications, patents, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations, technical reports, government documents, etc.

For a complete overview of the program please visit the RU Libraries Page.

As of July 1st 2011 the desktop client for Scifinder scholar has been discontinued in favor of a web-based version. Anyone with a Rutgers's NetID is allowed to utilize this service once they have registered on the CAS site.

In order to use the web version of SciFinder you must:
1. Create an account
2. Activate your account by responding to the email sent after registration
3. Connect to SciFinder and login with the username/password you created