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First Time Users

You will need to Register for a SciFinder Web account using your QU ID. Wait for your activation email and then use the "Already Registered" link to access SciFinder Web both on and off-campus.

SciFinder is available to Qatar University faculty, staff and students on and off-campus. Unlike other databases, there is no walk-in access available to those not affiliated with Qatar University. 


  • SciFinder works faster in Firefox than in IE.
  • When registering or logging in - if you are warned by your web browser that this may be a security violation - it is safe to continue. If required, add an exception and proceed to connect to the website.


SciFinder (Registered Users)

 What is SciFinder?

SciFinder is the major resource to find chemistry articles and patents. It is a core research tool for chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, nanotechnology, physics, environmental science and other science and engineering disciplines.

SciFinder iincludes the following content: