Scifinder Scholar
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Description: SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows college students and faculty to access a wide diversity of research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science
Dates Covered: 1840s-present
Types of Coverage: Indexes, Abstracts, and References
Source List: Limited source list detailing databases accessed available here:
Frequency of Updates: Daily
Subjects Covered: Biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, biology, physics.
Types of Items: Citations with abstracts, references, indexes, links to full text (Some available for purchase)
Number of Items: References from over 10000 journals and 37 patent authorities.
Vendor: Chemical Abstracts Service:
Publisher: Chemical Abstracts Service:
Other Information
Aggregate Database: On-Campus:
Related Resources: AccessScience
Additional Assistance/Help:
Comprehensive How-To Guides Located at:

for registration details and assistance.


Number of Users:
What's New: Browse for citations, references, indexes, also includes links to full text materials when available. Requires registration, but this allows some features to be customized and memorized, stored on the SciFinder server. 
Special Features:
Other:  First-time users must register separately with the site using the following link:

 The following website describes this process in more detail: