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How to register for SciFinder

Details and links on how to register for and access SciFinder.

On completing registration, CAS sends you an e-mail message. Click on the link it contains and follow the instructions for completing the registration process.

N.B. complete the registration process within 48 hours on receipt of the email, or begin the registration process again.

Those who already have their personal login details, use the link below to go to SciFindern

  • In addition to your personal login, access must be from a computer with a University of Edinburgh IP address. Use the VPN service from off-campus.
  • Use is only for staff and students of the University of Edinburgh and cannot be for commercial research.

If you have problems or questions about accessing SciFinder, please contact Rowena Stewart, Academic Support Librarian for Chemistry, at rowena.stewart @