CAS STNext® Webinar Multi-file structure search

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CAS STNext contains a wealth of searchable chemical structure information from both patents and non-patent literature in several databases. Many of these databases are paired with bibliographic databases for easy cross-file searching.

This session will explore best practices for conducting structure-to-bibliographic searches in our most-used databases like CAS REGISTRY®/CAplus, Derwent Chemistry Resource/Derwent World Patents Index, and ReaxysfileSub. We will also cover tips for creating comprehensive search strategies and boosting your efficiency.

What you will learn

  • Tips for maximizing cross-file structure search
  • How to optimize for file-specific content and features
  • How to combine answer sets from multiple databases and remove duplicates
  • Best practices and examples to boost your search strategy


Written By

Jim Brown

Senior Product Specialist, IP, FIZ Karlsruhe, Inc.

Jim Brown is presently the Senior Product Specialist IP Representing CAS for FIZ Karlsruhe in the U.S. Jim joined FIZ Karlsruhe, Inc. in 2008 as a Regional Sales Manager after working at IFI Claims Patent Services for 23 years. His current duties at FIZ Karlsruhe Inc. include customer trainings, authoring workshop manuals and presentations, and representing CAS and FIZ Karlsruhe at conferences. Jim was on the PIUG Board of Directors from June 2010 to June 2012 in the position of secretary; from June 2012 to 2014 he served on the PIUG Board of Directors as Vice-Chair.

Written By

Paul Peters

Director, Customer Success Specialists


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