California Digital Library

Welcome to SciFinder Scholar

( Access restricted to UC students, faculty, and staff )

UC Berkeley Registration Instructions for SciFinder Scholar Web Version

To register, you will need to supply the following:

*Current campus email address ending in "". If your preferred email provider is gmail, for example, you will need to setup forwarding from your current campus email address to your gmail account.

*User name: Must be unique and contain 5-15 characters. It can contain only letters or a combination of letters, numbers, and/or these special characters:

*Password: Must contain 7-15 characters and include at least three of the following:

Ready to register? Go to SciFinder Scholar Registration

Software/Network Requirements The only software items required are a web browser and industry-standard Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 6.2 or higher for the structure drawing editor. CAS has provided a downloadable JRE plug-in The Web Version uses standard web network protocols that should not require changes to network firewalls.

If you encounter problems with registration or using the SciFinder Scholar Web Version, please contact your campus support person, Mary Ann Mahoney at email address

Please contact UC SciFinder Scholar Technical Contact if you have any problems with this page.
Last updated Sep-2008