Elevating the classic STN experience

STNext™ is a new gateway to the world’s premier solution for scientific, technical and IP research. Built on the classic STN® foundation, STNext delivers the comfort and confidence of classic STN in a new, browser-based interface:

  • Securely access STN from any computer without installing software
  • Streamline workflow with an intuitive interface
  • Take immediate advantage of the latest STN enhancements

See what you can do today on STNext, and then sign in with your current STN login ID to find out how STNext elevates your classic STN experience.

A recorded e-seminar offers an introductory overview of STNext, and a Quick Reference Card provides tips for getting started with the new interface. You can also learn more about the benefits STNext brings to your search workflow by downloading "7 Ways to Revitalize Your Search Experience with STNext."

Usage of STNext is subject to the terms of your current STN agreement*.​

Try PatentPak® on STNext!

​For a limited time, PatentPak® on STNext is enabled at no additional charge for all STN users, offering everyone a chance to see how this time-saving feature helps them find answers faster.



Current Content and Capabilities

STNext offers access to all classic STN databases, commands and functionality to ensure availability of the essential content and capabilities you rely on, along with the familiarity of the STN command line interface. New features available now include:

  • Enhanced displays of CAS database results
  • Automatic retention of search assets, including transcripts, structure queries and scripts
  • Command window
  • Patent Family Manager
  • New structure editor
  • Integrated analysis of search results, with support for custom fields
  • New intuitive interface for creating and managing alerts
  • Standard, enhanced, customized, and tabular reports for patent, journal and substance results
  • 2X increases to many system limits
  • Sequence searching in CAS REGISTRYSM with BLAST (support for alignment reporting is pending)

Coming Soon​

New capabilities are being released every few weeks. Watch for these updates:    

  • Upload command for sequence searching in DGENE, PCTGEN, and USGENE (December)
  • Fragmentation code searching (December)


* Current STN transactional pricing applies to STNext usage by customers with transactional agreements. STNext usage also applies toward caps for Search Service Value Pricing (SSVP) and fixed fee agreements. Free access to PatentPak on STNext is available for a limited time.


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