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SciFinder Mobile is the Smart Choice for Scientists and Researchers

April  08, 2011 - 

Using smartphone technology, researchers can access SciFinder to speed scientific breakthroughs

Columbus, Ohio (April 8, 2011) Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's leader in chemical information, is making mobile easy. With no need to download a special app, the new SciFinder mobile platform allows researchers to use web-enabled smartphones to access CAS databases through SciFinder, the preferred research tool for chemical and related sciences. SciFinder Mobile is available to all SciFinder subscribers in commercial, academic, and government organizations and can be accessed at scifinder.cas.org/mobile with most mobile devices.

CAS pioneered mobile access to substance information in 2005, with the first ever transmission of chemical structures to the BlackBerry. Now, for the first time ever, SciFinder subscribers can review Keep Me Posted results and Saved answer sets on-the-go with SciFinder Mobile. In addition, SciFinder Mobile is not restricted by IP address or seats, and provides unlimited access to popular SciFinder features such as:

  • Explore a research topic
  • Look up a chemical substance
  • Find or confirm a property for a substance
  • Review publications and references for an author or inventor
  • Find research published by a company or university

SciFinder Mobile is compatible with a wide range of smartphone operating systems, including:

  • Apple iOS
  • Google Android OS
  • Nokia Maemo and Symbian OS
  • RIM BlackBerry OS

"We set out to make SciFinder Mobile as convenient as SciFinder itself," said Chris McCue, vice president of marketing at CAS. "SciFinder Mobile brings the most current and complete chemical information resources to a research community that is increasingly on the go and increasingly expecting ubiquitous support tools."

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About CAS

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical Society, is the world's authority for chemical information. CAS is the only organization in the world whose objective is to find, collect and organize all publicly disclosed substance information. A team of scientists worldwide curates and controls the quality of our databases, which are recognized as the most comprehensive and authoritative by chemical and pharmaceutical companies, universities, government organizations and patent offices around the world. By combining these databases with advanced search and analysis technologies (SciFinder® and STN®), CAS delivers the most current, complete, secure and interlinked digital information environment for scientific discovery.


About SciFinder®

SciFinder is the leading research tool for chemists and researchers, providing the essential content and proven results scientists need to increase productivity and make faster breakthroughs. The intuitive, award-winning application offers instant access to the most comprehensive collection of chemical substance and reaction information, including CAS REGISTRYSM— the gold standard of chemical substance collections. Fortune 500 corporations, more than 1,800 universities, and major government agencies around the world rely on SciFinder to fuel R&D initiatives and foster innovation. 

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SciFinder Mobile QR Code

Snap a picture of this quick response (QR) code with your smartphone QR reader to try SciFinder Mobile now.

QR code technology requires a smartphone with a free QR code reader downloaded available at: get.neoreader.com. SciFinder user name required to access SciFinder Mobile. To secure a username, see your SciFinder administrator.

 

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