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SciFinder Access

"SciFinder provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences" (more information about SciFinder)

SciFinder use is restricted to current OSU faculty, students and staff. Use of SciFinder requires an initial registration before you can search the database.

General Information

SciFinder Scholar provides integrated access to the following chemistry resources:

SciFinder is not available Saturdays 7-10pm PST. On the 1st Saturday of each month, SciFinder is not available 2-10pm PST.

If you are having difficulties with your username or password for SciFinder Scholar and the "Forgot your username or password" link doesn't work, please contact Ian Scofield at

SciFinder News

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