The Message of the Day (MOTD) displays upon login to the client version of SciFinder®
. From now through the end of 2012 CAS will post the following standard MOTD to notify SciFinder users that they need to transition to the Web version of SciFinder:
CAS will transition remaining Academic customers to the Web version of SciFinder in 2012. If you have not yet registered for the Web version of SciFinder, or if you have any questions, please contact your SciFinder Administrator (typically your institution's librarian). If you do not know your institution's SciFinder Administrator, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Alternatively, you may provide us with a more detailed "custom" message to post for your users:
Example 1: CAS is transitioning SciFinder Scholar customers to the Web version of SciFinder on [date] . For more information, visit www.cas.org/movetoweb/academic. To access the Web version, please register at [University registration URL] . If you have any questions, contact [SciFinder Administrator name] at [SciFinder Administrator email] or [SciFinder Administrator phone number].
Example 2: On [date] , access to SciFinder will be completely through the Web version, with no desktop/client access available. To access the Web version, please register at [University registration URL] . More information about the transition and benefits of the Web version of SciFinder are available at [University SciFinder information URL].
Please send your request for a custom MOTD via e-mail to email@example.com. Your message will be posted by 5:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on the Friday following the day of your request. You will be notified via e-mail when the MOTD has been posted. Please log in to the client version of SciFinder to review your custom MOTD.
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