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Q. how do I register for SciFinder

Answered By: Crystal Boyce
Last Updated: Aug 19, 2015     Views: 37

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 -

Module 4 - searching -

Module 5 - refining searches -

Module 8 - document types -

Module 9 - chem journals and abbreviations -

Module 10 - searching by chemical substance -

Module 11 - searching by chemical structure -

Module 12 - searching by reaction -

Module 13 - how to read a scholarly chemistry article -

Module 14 - citation of chemical research -

Let me know if you have any questions!