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SciFinder® Scholar > Description

SciFinder® Scholar is a licensed software application that provides tools for searching the Chemical Abstracts database from 1907 to the present, including the CAS registry and patents. It supports searching by chemical structures or biological sequences (CAS and GenBank), by substructures and reactions, and by topic, author, company, and substance name. The CAS registry "...is the largest and most current database of chemical substance information in the world, containing more than 32 million organic and inorganic substances and 59 million sequences." Patent coverage is worldwide, with patents from nine of the major patent offices available online within days of issuance. (Source: Provider Web Site)

Dates Covered: 1907-Current
Update Frequency: Daily
Producer: CAS®, a division of the American Chemical Society
Provider: CAS®, a division of the American Chemical Society
Format: Web site.
Access: Available from off campus to current ETSU students, faculty, and staff. Users must register (create an account) with an ETSU e-mail address and confirm their registration before they will be able to access the database. Concurrent use is limited to three users.