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SciFinder: Tutorials and Training

Library materials and useful resources compiled by Alfaisal University librarians

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SciFinder Training Materials

On-demand SciFinder® training resources are short, targeted materials, organized by search type. Titles marked with an asterisk (*) are designed to help you get you started quickly with searching in SciFinder. Special topics for more advanced users are also available.

New and occasional users may also find the Recorded Virtual Classes materials helpful. Download the materials and listen to the recordings at your convenience.

Need-to-Know Videos

Three minutes of practical, real-world applications of SciFinder features and capabilities.(Special thanks to Dr. Michael Christiansen of Utah State University for his contributions to these videos.)

Structure Searching

Reaction Searching

Reference Searching

Polymer Searching

General Topics

 Overview Materials

Substance Searching            


Reaction Searching 


Reference Searching


General Topics

Special Topics

Polymers (recorded WebEx presentations)

Patents (recorded WebEx presentations)

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