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) will be introduced.
This includes the following modules:
Module 1: Conduct a Basic Bibliographic Search
Module 2: Conduct a bibliographicsearchusing multiple terms
Module 3: STN Operators andTruncation
Module 4: BroadenorRefine a search
Module 5: Conduct an authornamesearch
Module 6: Conduct a companynamesearch
If you have questions or need assistance when using STN, please contact your local STN representative or Customer Center.