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Search a comprehensive collection of published scientific research in the chemistry, engineering and bioscience fields by author name, research topic, substance identifier, chemical structure, or chemical reaction.

Access Conditions

The use of SciFinder-n is limited to the University of Louisville students, staff and faculty. It is also limited to educational and not-for-profit research purposes.  Scifinder-n will time out of the session if it is inactive for 20 minutes.

Documentation and Tutorials

SciFinder-n FAQ

SciFinder-n Resources: Descriptions of search features, searching instructions, and training. See also the Educational Support pages.


The University of Louisville subscribes to SciFinder-n. You need to sign-up for a SciFinder account to access SciFinder-n.

From the landing page, open a new session, and select SciFinder-n from the list. If you do not have an account, use the link above to create an account.

Database Description

Topics: Chemistry, engineering, health sciences, biology, technology
Coverage: 1907 to the present; updated daily
Formats: Journal articles, patents, conference papers and proceedings, registry records, chemical substance data
Truncation: *
Availability: Faculty, student and staff of UofL while on UofL Campuses
Producer: Chemical Abstracts Service
Vendor: Chemical Abstracts Service

Subject Librarian


Haoyong Lan

Engineering & Data Librarian

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