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On Sunday, March 26, 2017, UC Irvine Research Guides will experience some minor loss in functionality due to scheduled maintenance on related systems.
Getting Started with VPN
Getting Started with VPN
If you need to connect to UCInet from off campus, Virtual Private Network (VPN) may be the solution for you. VPN allows you to connect to on campus-only resources like the Library and encrypts the information you are sending over the network, protecting y
Access From Off-Campus
SciFinder Scholar is available to University of California faculty, students, and staff in the UC Irvine Science Library from any computer workstation. SciFinder Scholar requires an individual user account.
SciFinder Scholar is also available to UCI faculty, students, and staff outside the UC Irvine Libraries. SciFinder Scholar can be accessed from a computer connected to the campus network, or via VPN Client Software. SciFinder Scholar is not available through the UCI WebVPN service.
SciFinder Web (login) *
SciFinder Scholar is now available on the Web for current students, faculty, and staff at all UC campuses. One time registration is required for new users, then login and search. Off-campus access requires use of the Cisco VPN software
SciFinder Scholar Web (registration details) *
Web Version of SciFinder and SciFinder Scholar released for UC campuses! Requires Cisco VPN client
for off-campus access. One time registration is required for new users, then login and search.
SciFinder Mobile *
Once registered for SciFinder web you can log into your account from your smartphone via scifinder.cas.org/mobile whether on, or off campus and access the mobile friendly SciFinder mobile interface.
SciFinder mobile does not include all the functionality of the web version.
News and Updates
Changes and updates to SciFinder Scholar (Web)
electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis
The CAS Source Index (CASSI) search tool is a web-based resource intended to support researchers and librarians who need accurate bibliographic information. This new tool has been created as a free-of-charge resource that will enable researchers to confirm journal titles and journal title abbreviations in an easily accessible electronic format.
What is SciFinder Scholar?
SciFinder Scholar Tutorial
A series of tutorials for searching SciFinder Scholar (SFS) provide hands-on practice using SciFinder Scholar to locate information to answer questions commonly encountered in General chemistry, Biology, and Chemical Engineering courses.
Who May Use SciFinder Scholar
|Access to SciFinder Scholar is available to University of California faculty, students, and staff only.
In accordance with the California Digital Library's licensing agreement with Chemical Abstracts Service, access to SciFinder Scholar is available to University of California faculty, students, and staff only through individual accounts.
SciFinder Scholar Account Registration
Research Librarian for Chemistry, Earth System Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Russian Studies
UCI Chemistry Faculty Publications
New Articles from the UC Irvine Department of Chemistry (via Web of Science)