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SciFinder with PatentPak: SciFinder-N

from CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society

Introducing SciFinder-N

SciFinder(SFn) is a new and improved version of SciFinder that has an updated interface and search algorithm BUT provides the same great access to data and research users have historically enjoyed. SFn is mobile-friendly, offers more filter options, and includes an “All Search” function similar to Google. 

Note: If you don't already have a SciFinder account, use MCW's custom SciFinder registration page to start your registration.

System Requirements

It is recommended that you use Chrome or Firefox to access SciFinder-n. SciFinder-n can also be accessed from Apple and Android devices. For a complete list of system requirements see:

New Features

New features in SciFindern:

  • Supports searching in multiple tabs
  • Full access to PatentPak (annotated full-text patents)
  • Access to MethodsNow-Synthesis
  • Ranks searches by relevance
  • Saves past searches in "History"
  • Citation mapping

Getting Started

CAS provides training resources to help you get started with many of the key features of SciFindern. Their guide includes videos on topics like structure searching, reaction searching, finding patent information, and more.

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