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SciFinderSciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more!

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Required for first-time users:

  • Before using SciFinder for the first time, you need to register for an account.
  • Registration requires that you supply a valid Western email address (ends in
  • Registration is not complete until you respond to the confirmation email.

To begin registering for SciFinder, use a computer on campus and select the link:

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After you have responded to the confirmation email, you may login into SciFinder from a computer on or off campus, using this link:


You will be asked to login to SciFinder and accept the user agreement.  For questions about SciFinder, contact Peter Smith, 650-3175.

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