New Versions of SciFinder Scholar Available

SciFinder Scholar 2006 is a major upgrade for the Windows platform with improved search tools. SciFinder Scholar 2006 for Windows requires Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, or NT 4.0. A web browser is needed to access full text via ChemPort, online Help, and Internet resources within the Tools menu. Plug-ins must be installed in the Netscape and Firefox plug-ins and components folders for some features in ChemPort, e.g., Reference Linking. The plug-in is installed automatically during the SciFinder Scholar 2006 installation. Java and Javascript must be enabled and cookies must be accepted for some features in Chemport.

SciFinder Scholar OS X is the long-awaited version for Macintosh OS X. Researchers should see improved performance and fewer problems with retrieving full-text of articles via ChemPort. SciFinder Scholar OS X requires Macintosh OS X operating system 10.2 or newer. A web browser is needed to access full text via ChemPort, online Help, and Internet resources within the Tools menu. Java and Javascript must be enabled and cookies must be accepted for some features in Chemport.

Visit the Library’s SciFinder Scholar webpage to download the new software and users manuals: http://library.syr.edu/research/database/scifinder/

Contact Tom Keays htkeays@syr.edu or 443-9769 for assistance or information.





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