SciFinder Help


SciFinderⁿ provides a wealth of training materials.

The most common error message you’ll see when trying to access SciFinder is "Not Authorized from this IP address"

Try logging on using the link from the Libraries website:

If you’re working from home make sure your VPN is working correctly

If you’re still running into issues try clearing your browser cache, cookies, and history. Once they are cleared connect through the Libraries website. If that fails try using a different browser. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge are all supported.

If you are still unable to access SciFinder please contact and we can help pinpoint the problem.

Mobile Apps and Websites

These are free resources. In some cases, a user may be required to set up a login.

Useful tools for connecting you to library resources

Search the Pharmacy Research Literature

Use these databases to search the journal literature. For drug information, click the drug information tab.  See the Chemistry Subject Guide for information on that topic.

Journal Abbreviations

Use these links to help you decipher abbreviated journal titles.

Subject Guide

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Jocelyn Tipton
JD Williams Library
Administration Suite - 312C

Librarian Contact

I (Brian Young) am the School of Engineering Library Liaison, as well as the library collection strategist. If you need any assistance, please contact me through email at

I can assist with:

  • using any of the databases listed on this guide
  • the library acquiring books for your research
  • Creating tutorials for School of Pharmacy classes

Introduction to Zotero

What is Zotero? 

Zotero is a robust citation management system that is freely-available online ( This resource is not affiliated with the University of Mississippi Libraries (UML) but this product is used by many in our university community and this research guide was created to help both current and future UM-affiliated Zotero users.

If this guide does not address your questions or if you need additional assistance, you can contact Savannah Kelly ( at the University of Mississippi Libraries. 

Zotero Library Screenshot

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