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SciFinder is an interface to the world's largest database of chemistry literature, Chemical Abstracts.

What is SciFinder?

SciFinder is a comprehensive database for chemistry research.

It includes:

  • Chemical properties, spectra, hazards, and prices.
  • Chemical Abstracts index of journals, books, and patents.

It is searchable by:

  • Topic
  • Author
  • CAS Registry Number
  • Patent Number



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  • Fill out the registration form with your first name, last name, e-mail address, username, password, security question, and security answer.
  • Only the starred fields are required.
  • Students must use their UHD GatorMail e-mail account(

    No Gmail or Yahoo accounts 

  • Faculty and staff must use their UHD employee e-mail account (

You will receive a confirmation e-mail message. Follow the instructions in this message to activate your account.

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