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News Messages 2013

IFIALL Enhanced with the Addition of Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Data 25. November 2013

Effective November 24, 2013, Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) data will become available for the first time in IFIALL on STN. A number of new search and display fields will be introduced in IFIALL, as well as a CPC thesaurus. All available CPC data will be loaded during 4Q2013. A database...

STN Express, Version 8.5.2, Launches November 20, 2013 21. November 2013

Take advantage of enhanced functionality now available in STN Express, Version 8.5.2. The new version is available free to all STN login ID holders, and can be downloaded from the STN License and Download web site. Key features in this release include:

INPADOC: Calculated Expiration Dates available for additional patent authorities 14. November 2013

The INPADOC databases on STN provide calculated expiration dates for granted IP rights of major patent authorities worldwide. The coverage has now been expanded by 11 additional patent authorities and now includes 41 patent authorities, overall:

CHEMINFORMRX, DETHERM, CHEMSAFE and SPECINFO databases will no longer be available on STN(R) 12. November 2013

Effective December 17, 2013, CHEMINFORMRX, DETHERM and CHEMSAFE databases will no longer be available on STN at the request of the database producer, John Wiley & Sons. SPECINFO is also being removed.

Additional Experimental Spectra Now Available in CAS REGISTRY on SciFinder and in STN 14. October 2013

Effective October 2013, CAS will enhance its collection of experimental spectra. In addition to the 1.3 million spectra already available, CAS is adding more than 22,000 heteroatom NMR spectra to CAS REGISTRY. The specific heteroatoms covered are boron, nitrogen and oxygen.

Impacts of U.S. Government Shutdown on STN Databases 07. October 2013

The U.S. government partial shutdown on October 1, 2013 is impacting a number of STN databases that contain content supplied by U.S. federal government organizations as follows:

Application Numbers for U.S. Patents in CA/CAplus and USPATFULL/USPAT2 Enhanced with U.S. Series Code Information 30. September 2013

Effective September 28, 2013, U.S. application numbers from series 13, design applications from series 29, and provisional patent applications from series 60 and 61 will include series codes. The enhancement applies to:

Emtree Thesaurus Updated in Embase 25. September 2013

The third update for 2013 to Emtree, the Embase thesaurus, was completed on September 1, 2013. 747 new terms were introduced, including drug names, organism names, and additional routes of drug administration.

STN on the Web Enhanced with Updated Structure and BLAST Plug-ins 13. September 2013

In response to technical issues reported by customers, STN on the Web was enhanced to include updated Structure Drawing and BLAST Sequence Search Plug-ins on September 14, 2013. Both plug-ins are free. The new plug-ins provide compatibility with the Windows 8 operating system and a number of newer...

Appointment of new President of American Chemical Society’s CAS Division, effective Sept. 30 September 10th, 2013 12. September 2013

The American Chemical Society has appointed Manuel (Manny) Guzman to be the next president of CAS, the world’s authority for chemical information.