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 

Upcoming Events

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Tuesday, July 05, 2022 · 6:00 – 7:00 am EDT | Online

Agricultural Chemicals Search Strategies in CAS SciFinder (Presented in Chinese)

This CAS SciFinder webinar (presented in Chinese), will focus on search strategies for agrichemicals, including their preparation, analysis, and formulation.

Tuesday, July 05, 2022 · 9:00 – 9:15 am EDT | Online

Working with citations - Why use citations?

Citation information is an important tool for comprehensive patent searching. This short webinar will focus on the citation information contained in the Derwent World Patents Index database, and will explain the relationship between a patent and its forward and backwards citations, and how to interpret the data contained in the Derwent citation information.

Wednesday, July 06, 2022 · 9:00 – 9:15 am EDT | Online

Simplify Structure Monitoring on CAS STNext®

Automated substance-based alerts (aka SMARTrackers) are great tools to receive regular updates on the most recent publications to new or already known substances - without the need to actually run the search again in CAS STNext. To include Markush databases in your alert, you also need to use the powerful scripting features in CAS STNext to automate this task. Join us in this short webinar to get an overview of the SMARTracker functionality, and learn how scripts can facilitate your structure monitoring needs.

Thursday, July 28, 2022 · 9:00 – 10:00 am EDT | Online

Creating Impactful Reports using CAS STNext® and BizInt Smart Charts

After developing a CAS STNext search and creating a tailored answer set, there is one more big job to do – create a report that documents the findings. This webinar will review the options CAS STNext offers for creating reports. CAS STNext data can also be included in reports created with BizInt Smart Charts, and our guest speaker, John Willmore, will demonstrate this.

Wednesday, August 17, 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.