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Scifinder Scholar on the Web

Scifinder Scholar is now available on the web!

SciFinder Scholar includes the entire Chemical Access services database from 1907 and the complete Medline Database as well as SPECTRA and records from pre-1907 chemical literature.


Access to Scifinder Scholar is available only to current students, faculty, and staff at UMASS LOWELL.  To register for Scifinder Scholar access, you must have a current UML E-mail address. 

To register, click on the link below.

Registration tips





Your username must contain a minimum of 5 characters and a maximum of 15 characters. Also, each username must be unique. That is, it cannot have previously been selected by another user.



Your username can be all letters. It can optionally contain numbers and the following special characters:

  • - dash
  • _ underscore
  • . period
  • @ at symbol

Your password must be more complex, with 7-15 characters and AT LEAST THREE of the following:

  • Letters
  • Numbers
  • Mixed upper-lower case letters
  • Non-alphanumeric characters (e.g. @, #, %, &, *)

Select a security question from the drop down menu.

Once registered, you may use Scifinder from any web-connected computer, provided you have properly proxied yourself for off campus use.

Access to SciFinder Scholar

How to Use SciFinder Scholar

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Margaret Manion
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