SciFinder(R) Mobile is the "Smart" Choice for Scientists and Researchers

By Chemical Abstracts Service, PRNE
Thursday, April 7, 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 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 SciFinder

SciFinder(R) 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 more references than any
other scientific search service as well as the most comprehensive collection
of chemical substance and reaction information, including CAS REGISTRY(SM) -
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

About CAS

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), a division of the American Chemical
Society, is the world's authority for chemical information. Our databases are
curated and quality-controlled by CAS scientists, and recognized by chemical
and pharmaceutical companies, universities, government organizations, and
patent offices around the world as authoritative. By combining these
databases with advanced search and analysis technologies (SciFinder(R),
STN(R), and Science IP(R) products and services), CAS delivers the most
current, complete, and cross-linked digital information environment for
scientific discovery. Learn more at

Bob Sadowski, +1-614-447-3661, cas-pr at

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