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July 2017

Now available, STNext(TM) elevates your classic STN experience

May 2017

INPADOC/INPAFAM: New Chinese Legal Status Codes

May 2017

DWPI: Latest Manual Code Revision went live in January 2017

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News Messages 2017

Now available, STNext(TM) elevates your classic STN experience 13. July 2017

STNext is a new gateway to the world’s premier solution for scientific, technical and IP research. Built on the classic STN® foundation, STNext delivers the comfort and confidence of classic STN in a new, browser-based platform:- Securely access STN from any computer without installing software-...

INPADOC/INPAFAM: New Chinese Legal Status Codes 09. May 2017

The Chinese Patent Office (SIPO) has introduced new 4-digit legal status codes. The new codes are in use from event date (LSD) 20170329 onwards, although not all of them have been assigned so far. The new codes are available in INPADOC/INPAFAM since the latest update (20170504/UPLS). Below you see...

DWPI: Latest Manual Code Revision went live in January 2017 09. May 2017

The Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) manual coding system annual revision is now complete and is being used by the DWPI editorial teams to code records appearing in the database from DWPI Update 201701 onward. The editorial team consistently applies DWPI manual codes to new inventions across all...

Latest Release of New STN Enhances Search History and Expands Database Coverage 21. April 2017

The latest release of new STN was launched in April 2017. Key features include:Export search history enhancements - A new, more concise format and the ability to select individual queries lets you customize the content of exported search histories. This improves recordkeeping and makes search...

Additional Medline Unique Records Being Added to EMBASE 20. April 2017

Elsevier, the producer of Embase, aims to deliver a comprehensive biomedical literature resource to eliminate the need for customers to repeat searches in multiple databases. To that end, approximately 200K new MEDLINE unique records not previously available in Embase will be added to it between...

A Fresh Look for the ADIS Databases on STN 30. March 2017

Effective March 2017, the STN versions of the ADIS databases have been optimized based on the recent re-delivery of the entirety of their content from their producer, Springer International Publishing AG. The new versions provide the most accurate and up-to-date data available for these critical...

New Version of Dissertation Abstracts Database Launched on STN 30. March 2017

Effective March 25, 2017, a new version of the Dissertation Abstracts (DISSABS) database is available on STN. This new version is based on a re-delivery of the data for this database from its producer.Key points about the new version: No new fields have been added.103 K new records have been...

The 2017 version of MEDLINE now available on STN 13. February 2017

Effective January 2017, the 2017 version of MEDLINE is available to classic STN and new STN customers. - Records in MEDLINE now feature controlled term indexing based on the 2017 MeSH. - The 2017 MeSH  is also now available as part of MEDLINE. Use MeSH to find the most up-to-date biomedical...

Latest Version of Emtree Introduces 930 New Terms 10. February 2017

The January 2017 version of Emtree, the thesaurus used in Embase, is now available on STN.The Emtree thesaurus provides access to the terminology of pharmacology, biomedicine and medical devices. The new version adds 930 new terms to Emtree as preferred terms:- 308 drug terms (terms assigned to the...

Data Quality Improved in CNFULL and FRFULL 01. February 2017

The quality of the full text included in the STN databases CNFULL (Chinese Patents Full-Text Database) and FRFULL (French Patents Full-Text Database) has been enhanced by their producers.In CNFULL, enhanced machine translation software has been used to improve the quality of Chinese to English...