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NOTE: SciFinder's previous "classic" version (accessed at is no longer available as of January 1, 2021.  Please use the new SciFinder-n version linked below.  For help, contact a librarian below or access SciFinder-n Workshop recordings/slides linked on this guide's menu.


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Terms and Restrictions

Restrictions on use:

  • You must be a current faculty, staff member, or officially registered student of the University.
  • You must use SciFinder ONLY for your own academic research.
  • You must not use SciFinder for commercial research or for research that involves patentability searching.
  • You must not share your unique username and password with any other individual.
  • You must not use an automated script for extracting or downloading CAS data, or any other systematic retrieval of data.
  • You may store no more than 5,000 records in electronic form at any one time.

Violation of these terms may result in your University losing SciFinder access.

University of Cincinnati's SciFinder License and the CAS Information Use Policies apply to my use of SciFinder.

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