SciFinder, produced by Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS), is the most comprehensive discovery tool of chemical information. SciFindern is the new interface for SciFinder. The SciFinder classic interface has retired on December 30, 2022. Share your feedback with MIT librarians using this form.
SciFindern provide integrated access to the following indexes.
In addition, searchers in SciFinder also retrieves results from the National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE (1950 - ) database and the legacy Chemisches Zentralblatt (ChemZent, 1830 -1969) database.
topic, author, substances name or CAS Registry Number, OR use the structure editor to draw chemical structures, substructures, or reactions.
chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, nanotechnology, physics, environmental science and other science and engineering disciplines.
If you are using Saved Answer Sets and Keep Me Posted alerts in SciFinder classic and have not migrated them to SciFindern, you no longer can do so since the SciFinder Classic has retired. The original instruction on Migrate Saved CAS SciFinder Answer Sets and Alerts showed what can or cannot be migrated. If you didn't migrate your Saved Answer Sets before Dec 30, 2022, you may need to re-create the Saved Search and Alert in SciFindern,
|ScFinder (retired on Dec 30, 2022)||SciFindern|
|Coverage||1830 - present, see About SciFinder above for details||Same; with some irregular additions only available in SciFindern, e.g., Wiley Spectra (NMR, RAMAN and IR, Mass Spectra ) added between March to June 2020.|
|Search history and alerts||
|Additional Modules||Additional cost for MethodsNow and PatentPak. Retrosynthesis planning not available.|