SciFinder: Begin

How to use the world's largest chemical information database to find chemical references, compounds, and reactions.


When searching SciFinder, Firefox is much faster than Internet Explorer.

Smartphone Access

SciFinder provides smart phone access.  To access the site, you must first create a SciFinder account.

SciFinder's smart phone website provides more information. 

Accessing SciFinder via smart phone does not provide linking to full-text. 

Other features of SciFinder (such as structure or reaction searches and export or save options) are not be available via smart phone. iPads will not be recognized by SciFinder as mobile devices.


Access to SciFinder is limited to current LVC faculty, staff, and students. 

SciFinder does not permit walk-in access available to community members.

How to Register for SciFinder

Instruction and Reference Librarian

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