SciFinder-n (older version: SciFinder) is our main chemistry database. You need to register first before being able to use.
SciFinder-n (older version: SciFinder) is a comprehensive chemistry database that includes journal articles, abstracts, and other files. It can be searched by author, research topic, chemical substance, patent number, structure drawing, and more. For search help, check out the SciFinder-n Training Materials and SciFinder Training Materials or contact Megan Toups, STEM Librarian.
If you have been using SciFinder and need to migrate your saved answers and alerts to SciFinder-n, you can use this document to help you through the process.
Additional information about SciFinder-n and SciFinder can be found in this useful guide.
After self-registering for your username and password (see box below), you may access SciFinder or SciFinder-n from any of the following options, both on campus and off campus.
Link directly to SciFinder - Username and Password required.
Link directly to SciFinder-n - Username and Password required.
If SciFinder is busy, please try back.
Please be aware of and follow the appropriate use of SciFinder permitted by our license.
If you have problems registering please contact Megan Toups at email@example.com.
Use your SLU email address when registering.
Minimum of 5 characters and a maximum of 15 characters.
Must be unique - another user cannot have selected it.
Can be all letters, but it may also contain numbers and these special characters: dash (-); underscore (_); period (.); and/or at symbol (@).
Minimum of 7 characters and a maximum of 15 characters.
At least two (2) characters must be different from your username.
Password must include at least three (3) of the following.
Supported Operating Systems, Browsers, and versions
|Windows 10||60 (ESR) and 65 or higher||63 and higher||11|
|Windows 8.1||60 (ESR) and 65 or higher||63 and higher||11|
|Windows 7||60 (ESR) and 65 or higher||63 and higher||11|
|Mac OS 10.12 and higher||60 (ESR) and 65 or higher||63 and higher||11 and higher|
1. SciFinder and SciFinder-n may be used by current faculty, administrative staff, and registered students at SLU. Alumni are not eligible for access.
2. Allowed Uses
3. Prohibited Uses