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New on STN

May 2018

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

April 2018

CCI Now Searchable in CAS REGISTRY(SM)

February 2018

Chinese dual filings are now linked within DWPI families

Meet us at

Tag der gewerblichen Schutzrechte,
04. Jul, Stuttgart
CIIPM-Cambridge Information and
IP Meeting - Annual Meeting,
05. Jul, Cambridge
CPAC - Patent Information Annual
Conference of China 2018,
30.-31. Aug, Beijing

STN User Meetings

Prague, 19.06.2018
Amsterdam, 27.09.2018
Hamburg, 24.10.2018

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STN Library and Information Science (LIS) Training Program

STN searching is a key skill for Library School graduates. Our goal is to help students become proficient STN searchers, so that they can list “knowledge of STN” on their resumes.

The STN LIS Training Program

  • gives students an understanding of the unique content and functionality of STN
  • teaches the key STN commands needed for searching
  • provides insight into common types of science and technology searching, including patent searching
  • introduces students to related tools for analysis, full-text access, and end-user searching

The STN LIS Training Program is designed to be flexible and fit into many types of classes. The basic curriculum can be covered in a few class sessions and can be augmented as needed for more advanced classes. The STN LIS Training Program curriculum, training, and online searching will be offered to Library and Information Science Programs at no charge.

The STN LIS Training Program includes

  • student handbook
  • STN login IDs for faculty and students for online practice
  • a PowerPoint® presentation to guide instruction
  • access to STN via STN Express® or STN® on the WebTM
  • selected STN databases
  • Training and support provided by the FIZ Karlsruhe Help Desk

More information on using the program is available here, a list of available databases here.

LIS agreement including terms and conditions