Register for SciFinder

Further help with registration is available here.

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

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

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.