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A comprehensive database for the chemical research literature

About SciFinder

SciFinder Scholar is the most important chemistry database for articles, patents, & documents in all languages.

Access is unlimited.

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Your Account

SciFinder Scholar requires you to register and create a username and password. You'll need this username/password to log in each time you use SciFinder.

  1. Go to User Registration for SciFinder. You must use your Colby email.
  2. You will receive an email confirmation with a login ID for future use.
  3. After registration,  go to SciFinder  and login

Additional SciFinder Support

SciFinder provides extensive online help and tutorials if you get stuck on a tricky search, or cannot contact me.

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