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How to configure NILDE for SciFinder Scholar

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The website myCAS provides the key contact/administrator of the SciFinder Scholar database the ability to access, by username and password, all the administrative functions available for the configuration of the database itself.

Configuration procedure:

  • log in to and enter the login details

  • in the Full Text Customizations section choose the option Update In-House Options

  • enter the Nilde's Base URL
    (The database allows only two links)
  • tick the Use OpenURL Format option
  • click on Save

How to request an article via NILDE from SciFinder:

  • do a search in SciFinder
  • click on the full-text icon immediately below the title (or inside the window that shows the details of the document)
  • from the CAS page Full Text Options choose where are available all the links for the document
  • click on Nilde

  • enter your login data and send the automatically completed application form

Procedure and figures provided by:
Laura Tavoloni
Università degli Studi della Tuscia
Centro per la Biblioteca delle Facoltà di Agraria e Scienze MM.FF.NN.
Via S. Camillo De Lellis 01100 Viterbo (Italy)
Tel. +39 0761 357518 e-mail: