Resource Overview

Alternate Title(s): Chemical Abstracts, SciFinder Scholar, CAS SciFinder

Platform: CAS SciFinder

Cancellation Notice

No Longer Available: Discontinued as of January 1, 2023.


To be discontinued: This version of SciFinder will be unavailable as of December 31, 2022. A new version of SciFinder (called "SciFinderⁿ" or SciFinder-n) is now available. See below for a link to the SciFinderⁿ resource page.

Registration required: Laurier staff, students and faculty must register for this resource using their Laurier email address. See below for the registration link.

Recommendation: It's recommended that you use the most recent version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer for your operating system. Make sure that JavaScript and cookies are enabled. The Java-based CAS Structure Editor requires the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and the associated Java plug-in to link the JRE to browsers, but there is a Non-Java CAS Structure Editor as well.

Downtime: Regular maintenance occurs every Saturday 10:00 PM until Sunday 1:00 AM, and the first Saturday each month at 5:00 PM until Sunday 1:00 AM. During these times, SciFinder may not be available.