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Coverage: 1907-present

Full Text: Full-text Database. in PDF and HTML

Vendor: CAS

Access: UTA Only.


For any issues or problems related to this database (registration, access, etc.), contact Antoinette Nelson in the Science & Engineering Library or via email:


Access to information contained in the CAS and MEDLINE databases from more than 9500 journals. Some are full text. Besides journals, other sources include patents (some full text as far back as 1900 available), books, reviews, meeting abstracts, dissertations, conference proceedings, and technical reports. Subject areas covered: genomics, proteomics, biotechnology, agricultural chemistry, toxicology, environmental science, medicine, food science, packaging, petroleum products and many others.

Unique to SciFinder is the capability to access millions of different specific chemical substances, including organic compounds, coordination compounds, polymers, biosequences, and alloys. From these records access to structure diagrams, names and molecular formulas are included. Access to millions of single and multistep reactions from journals, 1840 to the present are also available. Chemical source information, including supplier addresses and pricing information, for millions of products is available from hundreds of chemical catalogs.

Further technical details are available in the SciFinder FAQ and the CAS Java download page.

The SciFinder Scholar desktop applications method (client) is no longer available.

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