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SciFinder

SciFinder is a discovery tool provided by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) for chemical structure & reaction and forward cited-reference searches.

Export citations from SciFinder to EndNote

In SciFinder:

  • Select the needed citations by clicking the box to the left of them in your search result.
  • Click on Export (on the top right of the navigation bar) 
  • In the popup box, select Citation export format (*.ris) under the For:Citation Manager section.
  • Edit the file name and remember it. 
  • Click on Export on the bottom. Remember where you saved the downloaded .ris file. 

In Endnote:

If you have EndNote installed on your computer, you may double click the .ris file you just downloaded to import the citations into your EndNote Library. 

Export citations from SciFinder to RefWorks

In SciFinder:

  • Select the needed citations by clicking the box to the left of them in your search result.
  • Click on Export (on the top right of the navigation bar) 
  • In the popup box, select Tagged Format (*.txt) under the For:Citation Manager section.
  • Edit the file name and remember it. 
  • Click on Export on the bottom. Remember where you saved the downloaded .txt file. 

In RefWorks:

  • Login to your RefWorks account if you have not already done so. 
  • Choose References -> Import on the left side of the top menu. 
  • In the popup window, select CAS SciFinder from the Import Filter/Data Source drop-down menu. 
  • Select Multiple Databases from the Database drop-down menu. 
  • Click Browse to select the .txt file of your saved records.
  • Click Import.
  • You will find your citations in the Last Imported Folder