Chemical Abstract Service's tool to locate journal and patent literature, substance and property data, chemical reactions, chemical regulatory data, and chemical suppliers.

Requires account set-up and password, please see important details section below.

The following databases are available through SciFinder-n:

  • CA Plus - an enhanced version of Chemical Abstracts, 1907 to present,
  • CAS Registry - a database of chemical structures and names indexed by CAS from 1957 to present
  • CASREACT - includes records of single and multistep chemical reactions from the Organic and Organometallic sections of Chemical Abstracts from journals (1985 to present) and patents (1991 to present)
  • CHEMCATS - database of commercial suppliers for chemical compounds, 1996-2001 catalogs and chemical libraries
  • CHEMLIST - regulatory information records from 1979 to present
  • MEDLINE - medical database with coverage from 1958 to present
Date Coverage: 1907-
Fulltext: Yes
Access Notes
Important Details:

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For assistance using the database, consult the online SciFinder-n training resources.

Carleton faculty, students and staff are allowed unlimited use of SciFinder for research and teaching. Alumni and commercial use is prohibited.

Authorized Users:
Carleton students, faculty and staff
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Chemical Abstracts Service source index online
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