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SciFinder @ Caltech: Getting Started

Getting started with SciFinder

Editing Account Preferences

After logging in, click the Preferences link on the top right of the search page.

On this page, you can set a few default options for your account:

  • Remove Duplicate References: By default, SciFinder returns results from both the CAPLUS and MEDLINE databases. Some articles are indexed in both of those databases - checking the box will return only the CAPLUS records for articles indexed in both.
  • Starting Page: By Default, the starting page is set to "Explore References". You can change that here.

Explore References Tips