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Q. how do I register for SciFinder

Answered By: Crystal Boyce
Last Updated: Aug 19, 2015     Views: 25

Registering for SciFinder is fairly straightforward. Use this website to start the registration process. Make sure to use your IWU email. I recommend using your IWU netID and password for your username and password, but it isn't required that you do so.

Here are some additional videos made at a different library, but which may be of use in terms of using SciFinder. These are also linked on the Chemistry Research Guide under the

Module 1 - introduction - http://youtu.be/ONnCnZsi2cM

Module 4 - searching - http://youtu.be/-DJT_JfObKo

Module 5 - refining searches - http://youtu.be/9S3kVIUP1JM

Module 8 - document types - http://youtu.be/2IpfkufZRt8

Module 9 - chem journals and abbreviations - http://youtu.be/wLgtnf0XmcQ

Module 10 - searching by chemical substance - http://youtu.be/jeUeO38-DNE

Module 11 - searching by chemical structure - http://youtu.be/Pz7ihCBEoxY

Module 12 - searching by reaction - http://youtu.be/HSWhUXAfiA8

Module 13 - how to read a scholarly chemistry article - http://youtu.be/vEeYOTkhUro

Module 14 - citation of chemical research - http://youtu.be/XFfj_3ib5vg

Let me know if you have any questions!