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News Messages 2008

New Patent Family Database INPAFAMDB added to STN 25. May 2008

As a companion file to the INPADOCDB file, the new patent family file INPAFAMDB has been released on STN.

IMSRESEARCH reloaded with enhancements 29. April 2008

IMS LifeCycle, R&D Focus (IMSRESEARCH) has been reloaded with enhancements, including new substance origin and administration information displayed in the Controlled Term (CT) field.

EMBASE Controlled Term thesaurus enhanced 28. April 2008

The Controlled Term (CT) thesaurus available in Excerpta Medica (EMBASE) has been enhanced to allow the use of major descriptors with SEARCH and EXPAND commands.

New display formats for Derwent WPI 08. April 2008

The Derwent World Patents Index database (files WPINDEX, WPIDS, and WPIX) has now been equipped with new display formats HITCODE, HITCMC, HITPLE, and HITPLC. These allow the selective display of code fields. Only when the display fields actually contain HIT terms the relevant portions of the coding...

CA/CAplus CASREACT patent number format for U.S. applications updated 01. April 2008

CA/CAplus and CASREACT now include 11 character patent numbers for U.S. applications. The 11 character format is consistent with that used by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and other key STN patent resources, including Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) and INPADOCDB.

EMBASE, EMBAL, LEMBASE reloaded with enhancements 01. April 2008

Excerpta Medica (EMBASE), EMBASE Alert (EMBAL), and the EMBASE learning database (LEMBASE) have been reloaded and enhanced with more comprehensive information in the Author (AU) and Corporate Source (CS) fields:

IFICDB, IFIPAT, IFIUDB enhanced with new custom IPC display formats 01. April 2008

Two new custom display formats for International Patent Classification (IPC) codes have been added to IFI Comprehensive Database (IFICDB), IFI Patent Database (IFIPAT), and IFI Uniterm Database (IFIUDB):

CAS REGISTRY enhanced with additional experimental spectra 01. April 2008

Since the beginning of 2008, approximately 204,000 experimental spectra have been added to REGISTRY, including:

LPCI file now available 31. March 2008

The new Patent Citation Index database learn file (LPCI) has now been released matching the recently released Patent Citation Index (PCI) file.

IFIREF reloaded with enhancements 26. February 2008

IFI Uniterm and U.S. Class Reference (IFIREF) has been reloaded with the following enhancements.