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What is SciFinder Scholar?

SciFinder is a research discovery tool that provides access to research from many scientific disciplines, including biomedical sciences, chemistry, pharmacy, engineering, 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 over 55 million organic and inorganic substances
  • more than 62 million sequences
  • 27+ million single- and multi-step chemical reactions  

Register to use Web Version

  • To use the web version of SciFinder Scholar, you must first register to create a personal account, using a valid Duquesne 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 Duquesne faculty, staff, and students. 


First-time Users: Registered Users:

SciFinder Web Registration

  * If off-campus, requires multipass credentials

SciFinder Web Log-in


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.

What's New

SciFinder Product News - get the latest updates here

Support & Training

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


Allison Brungard, MLIS
Bayer School of Natural & Environmental Science