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Recorded e-Seminars

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    Searching Surfactants and Detergents on STN

    This session will explore how surfactants are covered in the CAS and Derwent suite of databases. The rules for indexing of individual surfactant classes in these databases will be discussed on the basis of examples.
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    Searching Value-Added Derwent Polymer Indexing in DWPI on STNext

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    DWPIM on STNext: Introduction and New Functionality

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    In-depth Structure Searching in DWPIM on STNext - Best Practices

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    The Derwent Markush Resource (aka DWPIM) on STNext

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    Structure Searching on STNext

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    Multifile Structure Searching on STNext Why is it Important? How is it Done?

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    Sources and Techniques for Searching Alloys on classic STN

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    DWPIM vs. MMS

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    Structure Searching in the Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR) – An Easy Recipe to Get Started

    In this e-Seminar you learn about the content and features of the Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR), the part of the Derwent World Patents Index (DWPI) that covers specific chemical substances incl. a workflow for structure searching in DCR & CAS Registry.
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    CAS Formulations - Overview and Practical Search Strategies

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    Multi-Database Structure Searching on STNext

    This session explores the benefits of multi-database structure searching on STNext. We start with a general introduction of the four structure databases Derwent Chemistry Resource (DCR), Derwent Markush Resource (DWPIM), CAS REGISTRY and MARPAT.
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    The STNext Structure Editor

    This e-Seminar focus on structure searching on STNext. The STN structure editor is explained in detail, including how to draw a structure using specific atoms and/or rings, shortcuts, variables, and STN generic nodes.
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    Structure Searching on STNext – The Final Episode

    This session covers in more detail some concepts discussed in the previous sessions on Multi-database Structure Searching on STNext and The STNext Structure Editor, as well as answering questions that have been received.
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    Control Substitution and Ring Fusion in STNext Structure Searches

    Setting up structure queries for efficient Substructure and Closed Substructure Searches are discussed and exemplified in this STNext e-Seminar.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Don’t be afraid of Markush – Tips from the FIZ Search Service

    STN Coffee Lecture about markush structures: what they are, why they are used in patents, and where to search Markush structures.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: How much Glyphosate Contains my Beer? – Case Studies from the Analytical Abstracts Database on STNext

    Quick demonstration how to retrieve records describing analytical studies for any given substance or substance class in the Analytical Abstracts Database on STN.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Rethink your Structure - Tips from the FIZ Search Service

    STN Coffee Lecture about a typical structure search question.
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    STN Coffee Lecture: Keeping Baby's Bottom Dry - A Quick Guide to Polymer Searching on STN

    A brief introduction into the basic concepts of polymer searching on STNext.
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    New REAXYSFILE Databases on STNext

    The new databases ReaxysFileSub and ReaxysFileBib on STNext, including up-to-date substance and bibliographic info, expand the already impressive coverage of chemical substances from publications worldwide on the platform.
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    A Sticky Topic - Polymer Searching on STNext

    Polymer searching is a uniquely challenging prospect, given all of the various ways polymers can be described in patents and the frequent need to also search for relevant properties and applications.
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    Chemical Information à la Carte – the STNext Multi-file Menu now Refined with ReaxysFileSub

    STNext combines databases from CAS, Clarivate and Elsevier, the world's leading providers of chemical information, on a single platform, making it the most comprehensive source for searching high-quality chemical information.
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    The Kinetics of Searching Catalysts on STNext

    Catalysts play a vital role in lowering activation energies for chemical reactions. This webinar provides further insights in the indexing and registration policies in CAS and Derwent files for some of the most common types of catalysts.
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    Get the Best Out of Derwent Markush Resource (DWPIM) on STNext

Quick Reference Cards

  • Quick Reference Cards

    CAS Roles in CA/CAplus

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    CA section thesaurus

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    CASLink for one-step structure searching in CAS REGISTRY, MARPAT, and CAplus

Documentation

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    ReaxysFile on STN - Searching Inorganic Substances and Related Properties

    Inorganic chemistry has a wide range of application – in every aspect of the chemical industry – including catalysis, materials science, pigments, surfactants, coatings, medicine, fuel, and agriculture.
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Reactions

    Chemical reactions such as combustion in the fire, fermentation and the reduction of ores to metals are known since ancient times. Initial theories of transformation of materials were developed by Greek philosophers
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Displaying REACH Relevant Data

    In 2007, the EU launched the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) directive in order to establish a Europe-wide standard directive for producing and handling chemicals.
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Introduction and Property Glossary

    ReaxysFile is a factual database. Covering historical data back to 1771 and the most important current journals and patents within chemistry.
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    Polymer Information on STN - A Quick Reference Guide

    This quick reference guide, Polymer Information on STN, provides on overview of most STN databases containing polymer information and shows annotated search examples in some databases.
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    ReaxysFile on STN - Addition of REACH Relevant Data

    ReaxysFile on STN (produced by Elsevier) was reloaded and further content has been added. The database includes information on inorganic substances and substance information derived from selected patent offices and IPCs
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    CAplus Core Journal Coverage List

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    CASREACT User Guide

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    CAS Standard Abbreviations & Acronyms

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    DCR Reference Manual - A supplement for the DERWENT WORLD Patents Index STN online user guide

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    MARPAT User Guide

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    Release Notes: Functionality Enhancements to DWPIM

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    The Sections of CA

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    Derwent CPI General Chemical Code

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    DWPI Chemical Fragmentation Codes

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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Dictionary

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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Hierachy

    The Polymer Indexing system is hierarchical in structure and divided into facets. There are two basic sections to the Code – the Structural section and the Non-structural section.
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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Reference Manual

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    DWPI Polymer Indexing System Description

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    DWPI Polymer Indexing Thesaurus

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    Derwent Markush Resource Database (DWPIM) on STN - Reference Manual

    Patent literature is considered to be an important source of technical knowledge and it has been stated that a large portion of new knowledge is not published elsewhere.
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    CASREACT User Guide