SciFinder is a key database for chemistry, chemical and biochemical engineering, environmental sciences, materials science, and geochemistry. Its coverage includes journal articles, conference papers and patents from many patent issuing organizations. You can search by research topic, chemical substance, structure and substructure.
Individual users must register for an account. Registration is a two-part process and must be completed from within the Unviersity's IP range. We recommend that you don't use your Western Identity username and password when registering for a SciFinder web account.
Register Now for your own SciFinder Web account - Restricted to UWO faculty, staff, and students. Please be aware that your SciFinder account is for your own use only, must not be shared with anyone, and must not be used for any commercial research.
- Web version system requirements
- Stay up to date with literature in your area using 'Keep Me Posted' alerting feature
- Off-campus access using EZ-Proxy
- Export selected references to RefWorks, refer to the instruction for importing references from SciFinder into RefWorks.