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SciFinder is down every Saturday from 9PM-midnight (Central Time).
It is also down on the first Saturday of every month from 4PM - midnight (Central Time).
See the CAS page for more information about SciFinder downtimes.
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SciFinder with PatentPak is accessible to users connected to the MCW Network, via the library's proxy server, or from the Todd Wehr Library. Access is not available on any Froedtert Health or CHW staff workstation, or via hospital staff wireless.
SciFinder with PatentPak is brought to you through a collaboration between the Medical College of Wisconsin Program in Chemical Biology and the Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries.
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For step by step instructions how to register, go to the SciFinder User Registration instructions.
Some tips about registering:
After registering, MCW Users must access SciFinder from the MCW network.
From off-campus, use the this link, or use IE within Citrix to access SciFinder. You will also have to log in with your unique SciFinder username and password.