Welcome to SciFinder Scholar
(Access restricted to UC students, faculty, and staff)
To register, you will need to supply the following:
Current campus email address ending in “ucmerced.edu”. If your preferred email provider is gmail, for example, you will need to setup forwarding from your current campus email address to your gmail account.
- User name: Must be unique and contain 5-15 characters. It can contain only letters or a combination of letters, numbers, and/or these special characters:
- . (period)
- @(at symbol)
- Password: Must contain 7-15 characters and include at least three of the following:
- Mixed upper- and lowercase letters
- Non-alphanumeric characters, for example @, #, %, &, *
Ready to register? Go to SciFinder Scholar Registration.
The only software items required are a web browser and industry-standard Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 6.2 or higher for the structure drawing editor. CAS has provided a downloadable JRE plug-in http://www.cas.org/misc/downloads/jreplugin.html. The Web Version uses standard web network protocols that should not require changes to network firewalls.
If you encounter problems with registration or using the SciFinder Scholar Web Version, please contact your campus support person, Jim Dooley at email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact the California Digital Library if you have any problems with this page.