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Scheduled Downtime

Database maintenance and updates:

  • First weekend of each month, Saturday 5 pm to Sunday 1 am
  • All other weekends, Saturday 10 pm to Sunday 1 am

All times listed are U.S. Eastern Time

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First-Time Users at UMaine

SciFinder may be used only for educational or academic research activities. All UMaine users must comply with the terms of the SciFinder license agreement, which will appear on each login. Your use of this database may be monitored by Chemical Abstracts Service. They may terminate access for all UMaine SciFinder account holders if they detect possible misuse.

Register and create your individual username and password at the UMaine SciFinder registration site.

  • Enter your University of Maine e-mail address when registering, even if you normally forward your e-mail to another account.
  • You should receive an e-mail message from a address within 30 minutes. Click the confirmation link within the message. You may need to use a computer located on campus to complete this step successfully.
  • Registering for your SciFinder Account


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Nancy Curtis
Reference & Information Literacy
Level 1, Fogler Library
(207) 581-1679

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5729 Fogler Library · University of Maine · Orono, ME 04469-5729 ; (207) 581-1673

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