Answered By: Jeffrey Orrico
Last Updated: Feb 01, 2017     Views: 277

SciFinder Scholar Information

For Sacred Heart University Faculty and Students


SciFinder Scholar provides unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. You can search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references.


All SHU Chemistry students must register directly with SciFinder Scholar to obtain access to the database.

  • To create a username and password, go to the following website to register. This site is unique to Sacred Heart and should not be shared with anyone outside the University.


  • Follow the steps provided to set up your individual account.
  • NOTE: You must use your Sacred Heart University email to receive information from SciFinder Scholar. This email identifies you as a valid student able to use the SHU Library-provided site.  


SciFinder Scholar can be accessed through the Library Homepage by choosing the “Databases” link and typing SCIFINDER in the search box or directly at   It is available on and off campus after you initially sign up on campus


If you needed assistance accessing SciFinder Scholar, the email for their help desk is


The ACS, which developed SciFinder Scholar, has training and instructional material which can be found at

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