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SciFinder: Home

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

What is SciFinder?


A comprehensive database for chemistry.

It includes:

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

Search by:

  • Topic
  • Author
  • CAS Registry Number
  • Patent Number



How do I access SciFinder?

New Users:

You must register for a SciFinder account with your UHD email address before accessing the database.


Returning Users:

Once you are registered, use the link below to start a session.

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Register for a SciFinder Account

User Registration for SciFinder

Fill out the registration form with your:

  • first name
  • last name
  • UHD email address
  • username
  • password
  • security question
  • security answer

Students must use their UHD GatorMail email account:

Faculty and staff must use their UHD employee email account:

You will immediately receive a confirmation email from SciFinder.

Follow the instructions to activate your account.

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