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CAS SciFinder-n

CAS SciFindern

SciFindern, created by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), is the most comprehensive database for chemical literature. It is commonly used by researchers in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, and related disciplines. 

In this databases, you can search for literature using reference information (topic, author, keyword, etc.) and chemical information (structure drawing, molecular formula, and other chemical identifiers). You can also search for chemical compounds by spectral and property data.

First time users: Create your CAS SciFinder account

To access SciFindern, use the link below to register using your Gatorlink email address.

Create Your CAS SciFinder Account


More information on registering your account:


  • You must use your Gatorlink email address ( Departmental email address (such as might be accepted, but if you have trouble, try using your Gatorlink address instead. 
  • You will quickly receive a confirmation email to your Gatorlink email address. The message may go into your spam or junk mail, so please check carefully.
  • Complete the registration process by clicking the emailed link within 48 hours. 
  • See "Who can use SciFinder at UF?" for details about account eligibility.

Logging into SciFindern

Use account you registered to log into the database. If you are accessing this database from off campus, make sure you are connected to the VPN or use the proxy server link below.

Log into CAS SciFindern

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