SciFinder Scholar Tutorial

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Scifinder Scholar is a comprehensive database covering chemistry literature back to 1907. It includes journal articles, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, and dissertations.

Search in Scifinder Scholar when you are doing research on a topic related to chemistry, are looking for chemical properties of a compound, or are looking for information relating to a chemical substance or reaction.

Instructions for Obtaining Scifinder Scholar


SciFinder: Topic Searching

SciFinder: Finding full-text Articles

SciFinder: Analyze & Refine

SciFinder: Drawn Structure Searching

SciFinder: Identifier & Molecular Formula Searching