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New on STN

October 2018

Derwent Markush Resource (DWPIM) now available on STNext™ integrated in the classic STN workflow

September 2018

Third Emtree(R) Thesaurus Update Now Available in Embase

May 2018

STN(R) Reflects Second Update to Emtree(R) Thesaurus for 2018

Meet us at

Bund Deutscher Patentanwälte - Herbstseminar, 18.-19. Oct, Hamburg
AIPLA Annual Meeting, 25.-27. Oct, Washington, DC
IP Service World, 26.-27. Nov, Munich

STN User Meetings

Hamburg, 24.10.2018
Prague, 07.11.2018
Madrid, 07.11.2018

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The 2018 version of MEDLINE now available on STN

30. January 2018

The 2018 MEDLINE reload was completed on January 27, 2018.

The 2018 MeSH thesaurus is available as a source of terminology for your searches.

This year 113 MeSH headings were either changed or deleted and replaced with more up-to-date terminology. Please review your Alert (SDI) strategies or saved searches that contain any of these terms, they must be updated to use the new term, or there will be a negative impact on retrieval.
For more details, see
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/nd17/nd17_mesh_headings_replaced.html

Three new Publication Types are available for 2018.
Two of the new Publications Types are types of clinical trials:
Adaptive Clinical Trial and Equivalence Trial

NLM will no longer user CONTRAINDICATIONS (abbrev CT) as a MeSH Qualifier.
NLM has added a new MeSH SCR Class for Organism.
The new class (SCR Class 4) will be used for expanded coverage of viruses.

See the full NLM bulletin:
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/ nd17/nd17_medline_data_changes_2018.html