SciFinder-n is a key chemistry resource comprising of CAplus 1907-, MEDLINE 1950- and substructure module covering the subjects: chemistry, biochemistry, biology, pharmacology, medicine, and related disciplines. This software can only be used by current staff and students at Imperial.

Scifinder-n must not be used for commercial research.

SciFinder-n includes access to PatentPak, and Methods-Now Synthesis.

To view a list of recommended browsers and operating systems visit SciFinder System Recommendations and Requirements.

Access SciFinder-n

SciFinder-n registration

To use SciFinder-n you need to register whilst connected to the College network. Once you have completed the registration form you will receive an email from CAS with the terms and conditions of use. Click on the link below and log in with your College credentials to start your registration.

The long form of your College email should be entered when registering i.e. for staff and for students (## being the year of entry).

Note: If you are working remotely due to COVID-19 you need will need to remotely access a College computer or set up the VPN in order to complete your registration.

SciFinder-n registration

Once registered you can log in to SciFinder-n.

Further assistance

Visit the CAS website for SciFinder-n tutorials and videos.

Contact your Chemistry Librarian or  ASK the Library.