In order to use the web version, you need to register and create a username and password using your SFSU email. (Registration link: https://scifinder.cas.org/registration/index.html?corpKey=48814E94-86F3-50AB-194F-F6C8B5DC84B8)
Remember to log off when you finished. We share a user license with other universities.
SciFinder Scholar currently includes access to CAPlus ONLY. CAPlus is the online version of Chemical Abstracts, covering some 9,500 journals in all areas of chemistry plus related patents, dissertations, books, and conference proceedings from 1907 to date. Some material prior to 1907 has also been loaded. SciFinder Scholar is available only to SF State students, staff, and faculty; it is not available to the general public, including walk-in library users.
Access to the client version of SciFinder ended on April 17, 2009. The only software items required are a web browser and industry-standard JavaTM software. For those that require it, it is available for download free of charge from Sun Microsystem (PC),
SciFinder Scholar Master's Universal Share Program