Use of SciFinder Scholar is limited to Midshipmen, Faculty, and Staff of the U.S. Naval Academy engaged in teaching and learning. Registration is required before first use. Use the second link below to register.
SciFinder Scholar provides access to databases produced by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), among which are those listed below, and the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) MEDLINE database.
CAS Content at a Glance - CAS maintains a table providing an overview of database content, coverage, number of references, and update frequency.
A variety of SciFinder Training Materials, including videos, tutorials, and more, are available from the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), producer of SciFinder Scholar, on the CAS website. A few basic videos and tutorials by the CAS that are helpful for getting started are listed below. (Please note that our USNA subscription does not support exporting molfiles when structure searching nor does it include access to PatentPak.)