Chemical Abstracts Online

As from 5/3/2009 the Chemical Abstratcs (SciFinder Scholar) is available to the University of Johannesburg users ONLINE. If you are first time user, you need to REGISTER, before accessing the database. Various portals can give direct access to this database: Sciences Librarian Portal,  Chemistry Subject Portal, other relevant Sciences Subjects Portals and the Library “A-Z Databases“.

Chemical Abstracts is available ON CAMPUS only. Currently the access is for multiple users until 19/05/2009, afterwards the access is restricted to 1 user (at a time) as per license agreement.

For assistance contact the Sciences Librarian at APK,, Tel: 011 559 2621 or your relevant Subject Librarian.

The Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder) is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.

To search successfully the Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder) database read the “SciFinder How to Guides” and learn how to search by: research topic; author name; journal or patent, substructure, etc.


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