How to use SciFinder Scholar

SciFinder Scholar

We are very excited to provide SciFinder to Cal Poly faculty, staff, and students!

Access SciFinder

SciFinder requires a couple of steps in order to gain access.

  1. Have a SciFinder username and password
    • While you can use SciFinder off campus, you must initially register for an account from a computer on campus (information for creating account below)
  2. Get to the SciFinder web site
  3. Need more help?

Register for SciFinder Scholar

  • Register for your account on campus
    Accounts must be created from a campus IP address
  • Use your Cal Poly email account for registration
    Accounts require a calpoly.edu address
  • Register Now
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