Date & Time

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

4:00am – 5:00pm EDT

Online

Get the best results: refining your reference searches

CAS SciFindern Webinar

Performing a search in CAS SciFindern is easy—but are you getting your best result? Join us as we share best practices that will help make your reference searches as effective as possible. Whether you want to broaden an insufficient answer set or refine a search the provides too many results, we’ll show you how to focus on text search results and the next steps for working with your answers. 

 

What you will learn

  • How to use advanced search options to maximize use of concepts, keywords, and other text 
  • How to utilize the Artificial Intelligence-based technology in SciFindern to find prior art references for a given invention 
  • How to add focus to a broad search, or include more variation in your search query to achieve a more balanced result 

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August 21 – 25, 2022 | In-Person

CAS at the Fall 2022 ACS National Meeting

Meet us at ACS Fall 2022 in Chicago to learn all about the latest CAS solutions, including CAS SciFinderⁿ, CAS Analytical Methods, and more. See our full schedule of booth presentations and technical sessions from our staff and 2022 CAS Future Leaders.

Thursday, August 25, 2022 · 9:00 – 10:00 am EDT | Online

Searching the Derwent enhanced polymer indexing system on CAS STNext

Polymers are described in different ways in patents – from structure drawings, to specific polymer names, starting materials, etc. Derwent has created a system for search and retrieval of polymer information in patents. This e-Seminar will discuss the Derwent enhanced polymer indexing system, and will include examples of polymer searches in the Derwent World Patents Index database.

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022 · 6:00 – 7:00 am EDT | Online

Drug Design and Synthesis Searching in CAS SciFinder (Presented in Chinese)

This CAS SciFinder webinar (presented in Chinese), will focus on cutting-edge research information in drug design, including SAR, structural modification, and optimization. Also, advances in synthetic chemistry (including CAS retrosynthesis) for drug design will be covered.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 · 10:00 – 11:00 am EDT | Online

Nanotechnology Research in CAS SciFinderⁿ

This CAS SciFinder webinar will feature best practices for searching nano-sized materials and their respective applications, and includes how a combination of substance, formula, and text searches combined with filtering capabilities drive focused search results.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2022 · 6:00 – 7:00 am EDT | Online

Natural Plant Chemistry Search Strategies in CAS SciFinder (Presented in Chinese)

This CAS SciFinder webinar (presented in Chinese), will focus on search strategies for natural product isolation and characterization, structure-activity relationships, and total synthesis and modification of natural products.