CAS Discontinuing SciFinder Scholar Client
Chemical Abstract Services (CAS) has announced that it will discontinue to support the desktop client version of the SciFinder. It means that everyone intending to use SciFinder on campus or off-campus need to have their own username and password to access SciFinder services via its web interface. The client service can be used in its current for until June 30th 2011. The last version of the desktop client was released in 2007
SciFinder web interface would be available only on campus, however people can use their institute’s VPN (if available) to connect to CAS services remotely.