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Genetics & Biochemistry: SciFinder

What is SciFinder Scholar?

SciFinder is a research discovery tool that provides access to research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, and more! It searches a collection of databases, including:

  • CAPlus (Chemical Abstracts Plus), 1907-Present: Journals, patents, conference proceedings, reviews, and more
  • MEDLINE, 1949-Present: Biomedical journals

SciFinder contains:

  • data from >55 million organic and inorganic substances
  • >62 million sequences
  • more than 27 million single- and multistep chemical reactions  

Web Version

To use the web version of SciFinder Scholar, you must first register to create a personal account, using a valid Clemson email address. Click on the Register Now button below to begin this process.

If you already have a SciFinder account, click on the Sign-in button below to log in and begin searching.

Access to SciFinder is limited to current Clemson faculty, staff, and students.

Registered Users:                                     First-time Users:

SciFinder Web Log-in                            SciFinder Web Registration

                             (requires an on-campus IP address)



The client version of SciFinder Scholar has been discontinued for all U.S. and Canadian academic institutions.

The web version of SciFinder can be accessed above.

Support & Training

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) provides excellent support and training for the web version of SciFinder: