CAS STNext® coffee lecture: Preprints in CAplus

Time: 15:00 CET (9:00 a.m. EST/3:00 p.m. CET) Length: 15 minutes

During the pandemic, the popularity of preprint servers grew because they emerged as the fastest way to share research insights on the detection, vaccination, and treatment of the coronavirus. CAplus currently includes nearly one million publications from a variety of preprint servers.

For IP searches, these publications are normally the earliest source of prior art that is available. However, once the fully peer-reviewed article is published in one of the scientific journals, there is no connection to the preprint publication. This coffee lecture will explore the coverage of the various preprint servers, the type of research published there, and how you can leverage this information in your CAS STNext searches.


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Written By

Paul Peters

Director, Customer Success Specialists