Register for SciFinder

In order to use the web version of SciFinder you must:

  • create an account
  • fill out the registration form to create an account using your Rutgers email
  • follow the instructions in the email sent to activate your registration
  • connect to SciFinder and login with the username/password you created

Further help with registration is available here.

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Bolton Palumbo, the Chemistry Librarian at

Browser and System Recommendations and Requirements

  • Windows XP Professional, Vista: Firefox v3.5x or 3.6x, Internet Explorer v7.x, Internet Explorer 8.0
  • Windows 7: Firefox v3.5x or 3.6x, Internet Explorer v8.0
  • Mac OS 10.5: Firefox v3.5x, 3.6x, Safari v4.x (32-bit), Safari v5.x (requires Mac Os 10.5.8 or higher)
  • Mac OS 10.6: Firefox v3.5x, 3.6x, Safari v4.x, Safari v5.x (requires Mac OS 10.6.2 or higher)

JavaScriptTM, JavaTM, and cookies must be enabled.
Java runtime environment (JRE) is needed for structure drawing.