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 is replacing SciFinder featuring a new interface and some new functionalities. If you have a SciFinder account, you can access SciFinder-n with your existing account. Here is a quick reference guide of SciFinder-n.

If you don't have an account, please follow the instruction below to create an account.

Create an Account in SciFinder-n

SciFinder-n requires every user have his/her own account before using it. Click on the following link to register. 

SciFinder-n Registration

NOTE: YOU MUST USE YOUR SHEPHERD EMAIL TO REGISTER. You will receive a confirmation email with a link. Please note that there's a known issue of the link not working from web version of Outlook. If that happens, please copy and paste the link into a browser. It will complete your registration.

After you finish the registration process, click on the logo above to logon to SciFinder-n using the account you just created.

To manage the account you just created, go to


The common mistake during registration:

Unauthorized IP Address

User registration is available only from IP addresses specified by the key contact at your organization. Please try to register again from an authorized location.

This error message occurs when you're trying to register from other location rather than the university network. Solution: try to register when you're on campus.