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News Messages 2014

New Format Adopted for Taiwanese Granted Patent Numbers in CAS Databases and INPADOC 28. April 2014

In CA/CAplus, CASREACT and MARPAT, Taiwanese granted patents (kind code B) issued on or after August 1, 2004, and with a patent number of 220001 or higher, now include the letter I (for Invention) before the patent number.

New STN Platform Enhancements Available, Increase Efficiency of Search Workflow 28. April 2014

The latest release of the new STN platform, provides enhanced features and content that enable searchers to work more efficiently.

The latest release of the new STN platform, provides enhanced features and content that enable searchers to work more proficiently 28. March 2014

This new release introduces search features and interface enhancements that incorporate user feedback to increase efficiency and flexibility.

Access INFULL and DEFULL databases with STN Viewer 24. February 2014

You can now access full-text Indian (INFULL) and German (DEFULL) patent information on STN Viewer. With this enhancement, patents from all full-text patent databases on STN can now be evaluated with STN Viewer.

DWPI: Latest Manual Code Revision goes live 31. January 2014

The Derwent World Patents Index® (DWPISM) manual coding system annual revision for 2014 is now complete and is being used by the editorial teams to code records appearing in the database from DWPI Update 201401 onward. The editorial team consistently applies DWPI manual codes to new inventions...

DWPI: New coverage of Singapore PCT-transfers and grants 31. January 2014

The country coverage in DWPI has been further enhanced with the inclusion of records relating to PCT transfers to the SG national phase (hereinafter referred to as PCT transfers) and granted patents published by Singapore from DWPI update 201407. Singapore patent applications (other than PCT...

Annual MEDLINE Reload on STN Introduces New Searching Capabilities and the Updated 2014 MeSH Thesaurus 27. January 2014

The annual reload of MEDLINE on STN launched on January 26, 2014. The key new feature is multiple author affilations. The reload includes the 2014 MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) Thesaurus. Key enhancements include:

STN on the Web Now Compatible with Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Current Versions of Internet Explorer and Google Chrome 27. January 2014

Effective January 25, 2014, STN on the Web is now fully compatible with the Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system. It is also compatible with:

Chinese Dissertations Added to CAplus 09. January 2014

CAS is enhancing its coverage of dissertations to include Chinese dissertations and has already added more than 1,200 to CAplus. Another 7,000 Chinese dissertations will be added in 2014. These records will complement the nearly 570,000 dissertations already in CAplus.

First Emtree Update for 2014 Now Available in Embase and Embase Alert 07. January 2014

The first Emtree thesaurus update for 2014 is now available in Embase and Embase Alert. The new release adds 1,772 preferred terms (139 drug terms and 1,633 non-drug terms, including many organism names, both common and scientific) compared to the previous version from September 2013. Emtree now...