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License Begins: 
January 1, 2019
License Ends: 
December 31, 2019
Description: 

SciFinder is a research discovery tool, suitable for both professional searchers and research scientists, that allows users to explore the CAS databases containing literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agricultural science, and more.

Simultaneous Users: 

Unlimited

Chron coverage: 
1907-present
Usage Stats: 

Monthly usage reports are available for key contacts to download on the myCAS website. These reports are now available in Excel (.csv) and .pdf formats. The reports aren’t fully COUNTER compliant yet but the report does address some requirements. The requirement that all usage reports include search metrics has been met with the addition of Commercial Source and Regulatory content metrics.

Content Types: 
Index
Multi-Year Contract: 
Friday, December 31, 2021
Multi-Year Notes: 

All schools now on a deal that completes Dec 31, 2021

Counter-Compliant: 
No
Multi-Consortial Note: 

opt-out: 

If after the first year, any Participating Member of Licensee does not receive sufficient funding to license SciFinder for a subsequent year, then CAS agrees to discuss in good faith the account status for the affected Participating Member; however, all other Participating Members will remain committed to the 36-month Term and renewal terms herein.

Notes on Subscribers: