New and novice searchers who want to learn how to search bibliographic databases in STNext are encouraged to try our STN Basics Interactive E-Learning Tutorials. This collection of training resources are organized into self-guided learning paths and are designed to guide you through the basic steps of performing searches in the STN bibliographic databases. Moreover, advanced search features (truncations, logical and proximity operators) to maximize recall of relevant answers and to refine your search strategy (e.g. by using controlled vocabulary) are introduced.
This includes the following modules:
Module 7: Searching in a Multi-Database environment
Module 8: Testingsearchqueriesandidentifyingsuitabledatabases: the STN Index
Module 9: Extracting Information fromdocuments: SELECT and TRANSFER
Module 10: Save Answer Sets, Queries, and Lists in STNext
Module 11: Howto Create Statistical Analyses on STNext
Module 12: Creating professional Search Reports with STNext
If you have questions or need assistance when using STN, please contact your local STN representative or Customer Center.