SciFinder is a comprehensive research tool that allows researchers to access information from many scientific disciplines including:
By searching SciFinder, you will find journal articles, patent documents, chemical substances and reactions through searching several CAS databases, such as Chemical Abstracts (CAplus), CAS Registry, CASREACT, MEDLINE, etc.
Use SciFinder_n (the upgraded version of SciFinder) requires registration first. This must be done on campus. Only current MSU students, faculty, and staff are entitled to use SciFinder_n. Once you have created your account, you will be able to access SciFinder_n from on- or off-campus, but you must go through the library's database page in order to be authenticated as an MSU user for off-campus access.
To create your personal account:
Visit https://origin-scifinder.cas.org/registration/index.html?corpKey=A459E229-86F3-5055-1859-7922E088A726 (Users must use this link to register as a Mississippi State University faculty, staff or student).
Follow the screen prompts and enter the contact information as requested.
Users must register with your MSU email address.
Username must be 5-15 characters and contain at least one letter. It must start with a letter or number, but may include numbers, dashes, underscores, periods, or @.
Your password must contain a minimum of 7 and a maximum of 15 characters. It must include at least three (3) of the following:
After you have created your account, you can login to SciFinder_n via the link on the library's database page: http://library.msstate.edu/DatabasePortal/a-zlist.asp#S, or, go to: https://scifinder.cas.org/ (on-campus use).