Sign up for SciFinder!

SciFinderSciFinder provides access to the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. Use it to search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references anytime, anywhere. BGSU’s subscription allows for unlimited simultaneous users.

To use SciFinder, you must first sign up for an account with your BGSU email address using this link: This link will only work with Chrome, Firefox and Safari – not with Internet Explorer.

If you had an account at a former institution where you were a student or faculty member, you should re-register for SciFinder through BGSU. If you had any saved searches or alerts associated with your former account, you will need to re-create them in your BGSU SciFinder account – there is no way to transfer them.

Once you have created your account, you can log in to SciFinder from on or off campus through this url:

SciFinder is listed on our All Databases page under “Sciences” – go to the Libraries’ Home Page –> Search & Find –> All Databases.