Participating

List of Participating Databases

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The following databases currently participate in the STN Information Keep & Share Program.

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Database Name
Usage Terms
Archive
Redistribute
Accession Numbers Required?
ADISINSIGHT
Yes
Yes
No
ADISNEWS
Yes
Yes
No
AEROSPACE
Yes
Yes
No
AGRICOLA
Yes
Yes
No
APOLLIT
Yes
Yes
No
AUPATFULL
Yes
Yes
No
BIBLIODATA
Yes
Yes
No
BIOSIS
Yes
Yes
No
BIOTECHABS
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
BIOTECHDS
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
CA***
Yes
Yes
No
CABA
Yes
Yes
No
CANPATFULL
Yes
Yes
No
CAPLUS***
Yes
Yes
No
CASREACT*,***
Yes
Yes
No
CBNB
Yes
Yes
No
CEABA-VTB
 View  No  No No
CHEMCATS***
Yes
Yes
No
CHEMLIST***
Yes
Yes
No
CIN***
Yes
Yes
No
CNFULL

 View

 Yes

 Yes

No

COMPENDEX
Yes
Yes
No
COMPUSCIENCE
Yes
Yes
No
CROPB
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
CROPR
Yes, 1 Year
Yes
No
CROPU
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DDFB
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DDFU
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DGENE
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DEFULL              View  Yes Yes  No
DISSABS
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DJSMDS
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DJSMONLINE
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DKF
Yes
Yes
No
DPCI

View

Yes; 1 Year

Yes

No

DRUGB
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
DRUGU
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
EMBAL
Yes
Yes
No
EMBASE
Yes
Yes
No
ENCOMPLIT
Yes
Yes
No
ENCOMPLIT2
Yes
Yes
No
ENCOMPPAT
Yes
Yes
No
ENCOMPPAT2
Yes
Yes
No
ENERGY
Yes
Yes
No
EPFULL
Yes
Yes
No
FOMAD
Yes
Yes
No
FRANCEPAT
Yes
Yes
No
FRFULL
Yes
Yes
No
FROSTI
Yes
Yes
No
FSTA
Yes; 1 Year
10,000 max
Yes
No
GBFULL

Yes

Yes

No

GENBANK
Yes
Yes
No
GEOREF
Yes
Yes
No
HCA***
Yes
Yes
No
HCAPLUS***
Yes
Yes
No
HCHEMLIST***
Yes
Yes
No
HCIN***
Yes
Yes
No
ICSD
Yes
Yes
No
IFIALL
Yes
Yes
No
IFICLS
Yes
Yes
No
IFIREF
Yes
Yes
No
IMSPATENTS
Yes
Yes
No
IMSRESEARCH
Yes
Yes
No
INFULL  View  Yes Yes No
INPADOCDB
Yes
Yes
No
INPAFAMDB

Yes

Yes

No

INSPEC
Yes
Yes
No
INSPHYS
Yes
Yes
No
IPA
Yes
Yes
No
JAPIO
Yes
Yes
No
JPFULL  View  Yes  Yes  No
KOREAPAT**
Yes
Yes
No
LBIBLIO**
Yes
Yes
No
LCA**
Yes
Yes
No
LCASREACT**
Yes
Yes
No
LDPCI**

View

Yes; 1 Year

Yes

No

LDRUG**
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
LEMBASE**
Yes
Yes
No
LINPADOCDB**

Yes

Yes

No

LINPAFAMDB**

Yes

Yes

No

LINSPEC**
Yes
Yes
No
LITALERT
Yes
Yes
No
LMARPAT**
Yes
Yes
No
LMEDLINE**
Yes
Yes
No
LPATDPA**
Yes
Yes
No
LREGISTRY*,**,***
Yes
Yes
No
LWPI**
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
MARPAT*,***
Yes
Yes
No
MEDLINE
Yes
Yes
No
METADEX
Yes
Yes
No
MSDS-OHS
Yes
Yes
No
NTIS
Yes
Yes
No
PASCAL
Yes
Yes
No
PATDD
Yes
Yes
No
PATDPA
Yes
Yes
No
PATDPAFULL
Yes
Yes
No
PATDPASPC

Yes

Yes

No

PCTFULL
Yes
Yes
No
PCTGEN
Yes
Yes
No
PIRA
Yes
Yes
No
PQSCITECH View Yes  Yes  No
PS View  Yes  Yes  No
RAPRA
Yes
Yes
No
RDISCLOSURE
Yes
Yes
No
REGISTRY*,***
Yes
Yes
No
RTECS
Yes
Yes
No
RUSSIAPAT
Yes
Yes
No
SCISEARCH
Yes
Yes
No
STNGUIDE
Yes
Yes
No
TEMA
Yes
Yes
No
TRIBO
Yes
Yes
No
TULSA
Yes
Yes
No
TULSA2
Yes
Yes
No
UFORDAT
Yes
Yes
No
ULIDAT
Yes
Yes
No
USAN
Yes
Yes
No
USGENE

Yes

Yes

No

USPAT2
Yes
Yes
No
USPATFULL
Yes
Yes
No
USPATOLD

 View

Yes

Yes

No

VETB
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
VETU
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
WELDASEARCH
Yes
Yes
No
WPIDS
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
WPINDEX
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
WPIX
Yes; 1 Year
Yes
No
WSCA
Yes
Yes
No
ZCA***
Yes
Yes
No
ZCAPLUS***
Yes
Yes
No
ZREGISTRY*,***
Yes
Yes
No

 

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