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Database Tutorials: Scifinder

Registering for SciFinder-N

SciFinder-N's one-time user registration allows you to create your own SciFinder-N username and password (used also for Keep Me Posted! alerts, and other personalizable features).  You must set up your own username and password for Scifinder-N from a computer within the University of Southampton's networked IP range.

Go to the user registration form (see the user registration guide [pdf] for additional information).

  • Click Next
  • Enter your contact information
  • Specify a username and password
    • Your username must be unique and contain 5-15 characters. It can contain only letters or a combination of letters, numbers, and/or these special characters: - (dash), _ (underscore), . (period), @ (at symbol)
    • Your password must contain 7-15 characters and include:
      • Mixed upper- and lowercase letters
      • Numbers
      • Non-alphanumeric characters (e.g., @, #, %, &, *)
    • Select a security question from the drop-down list and provide the answer.
    • Click Register.
  • An Almost Finished message indicates that you will receive an email message from CAS at the address you provided within the form.
  • Open the email message from CAS in order to complete the registration process. If you accept the terms and conditions for using SciFinder-N, click the link within the email message to complete the registration process. A confirmation page is displayed.

Accessing SciFinder-N

Online Tutorials

Training and support materials for SciFinder-N are available from CAS.

What's in SciFinder-N?


Learn to use SciFinder -N