Create an Account
New users must register for a SciFinder account. This requires a BU username and Kerberos password, a BU email account [such as "firstname.lastname@example.org"], and is limited to current BU students, faculty, and staff.
What is SciFinder Web?
SciFinder Web is the web version of SciFinder, and provides access to the CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) database through a browser. It replaces the older client version of SciFinder. Most users will prefer the ease of using SciFinder web, and it can easily be accessed from off-campus.
- Web browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer, version 6.0 or higher; or Mozilla Firefox, version 2.0 or higher.
- JAVA runtime environment (JRE) 6.0 is needed for structure drawing.
Please read the SciFinder User Agreement. Note that by registering for the web version of SciFinder, or by downloading the SciFinder Scholar Mac or PC clients, you are implicitly accepting the SciFinder User Agreement.