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The STN® family of products offers product interfaces and evaluation tools to meet the needs of information professionals worldwide.  When your project requires the most precise and accurate scientific information, you can rely on STN. See which STN interface is right for you with the STN Interface Comparison Chart (PDF).


New STN platform - Revolutionizes Patent Searching. The new STN platform delivers essential value-added content from Chemical Abstracts Service databases and Thomson Reuters' Derwent World Patent Index®, along with global full-text patent information, in an intuitive, powerful interface designed for professional IP searching. Leveraging cutting-edge technology, new STN revolutionizes patent searching by making it possible to explore the unique content STN offers to quickly find answers and develop unique insights. New STN is currently available to all fixed-fee and Global Value Pricing customers.

Classic STN Interfaces

STN Express® - Comprehensive desktop access for experienced online searchers. Search more efficiently using STN Express, a fully integrated software package that uses powerful command line searching for the most accurate and precise results. STN Express software is free to all STN users. Be sure to explore the breadth of content available, post-processing and analyzing tools and valuable structure, sequence and property information.

STN® on the WebSM - All the power of STN anytime, anywhere for experienced online searchers. Get command functionality combined with web-browser technology such as hyperlinks, images integrated in text and context-sensitive help. STN on the Web offers seamless access to electronic full-text resources, as well as the wealth of STN user documentation.

STN Easy® - Searching for scientific information has never been easier. The forms-based application allows occasional users to quickly and easily access the authoritative scientific and technical information available from STN. Also see STN Easy® for IntranetsSM Customized searching from a corporate intranet where site administrators can customize their intranet to make STN Easy database results directly available to users throughout an organization.

STN Analysis and Visualization Tools

STN® AnaVist- Analysis and visualization software for information professionals. This powerful interactive analysis and visualization software offers a variety of ways to analyze search results from scientific literature and patents, as well as visualize patterns and trends in the research. STN AnaVist answers your complex questions and provides information needed to make faster and better business decisions.

STN® Viewer- A powerful workflow productivity tool for patent information users. Save time with STN Viewer, the patent evaluation tool that allows you to manage and evaluate full-text patent documents from STN answer sets.

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STNews - What's New on STN

    September 29, 2014 | Cooperative Patent Classification
    (CPC) Combination Set Data Now Available in CAplus,
    INPADOCDB and USPAT Databases
    July 28, 2014
| Latest Release of New STN Now
    Available, Expands Global Patent Coverage and
    Enhances Search Capabilities
    June 30, 2014
| CHEMCATS on STN Enhanced with
    New Search and Display Fields and More Frequent

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STN Events


    November 13, 2014
    9:00 am EDT and 2:00 pm EDT
    Derwent Patents Citation Index (DPCI) on STN

    November 25, 2014
    1:00 pm EDT
    Biotechnology Search Tips

    Register for all of the training classes here.

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