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March 2014

The latest release of the new STN platform, provides enhanced features and content that enable searchers to work more proficiently

February 2014

Access INFULL and DEFULL databases with STN Viewer

January 2014

DWPI: Latest Manual Code Revision goes live

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News Messages 2005

New IPC8 search, display, and select fields in USPATFULL/USPAT2 17. December 2005

With the addition of IPC8 codes for patents and the first additional of IPCs reclassification due to IPC reform, the following search and display enhancements are available in USPATFULL/USPAT2 starting on December 18, 2005.

IPC search and display fields enhanced in CA/CAplus with the IPC reform 15. December 2005

With the addition of both the IPC codes for patent family members and the first group of reclassified IPCs from the IPC reform, the following search and display enhancements will be available in CA/CAplus starting on December 18, 2005. Beginning in January 2006, these enhancements will apply to...

MARPATprev will be removed from STN 13. December 2005

Effective December 31, 2005, MARPATprev will no longer be produced and will be removed from STN.

CA/CAplus to be enhanced with updated IPC codes 10. December 2005

Beginning in January 2006, the IPC codes in many of the patent records in the CA/CAplus family of databases will be changed from the current IPC7 version to the new IPC8 version. This reflects the IPC Reform initiated by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

2006 MeSH terms loaded for MEDLINE file segment of TOXCENTER 08. December 2005

Effective December 11, 2005, the 2006 MeSH terms were loaded for the MEDLINE file segment of TOXCENTER; however, daily updates for the MEDLINE file segment on December 9 and 10 for the MEDLINE file segments were not provided by the producer.

2006 MeSH terms loaded in MEDLINE/LMEDLINE 06. December 2005

Effective December 11, 2005, the 2006 MeSH terms were loaded in MEDLINE/LMEDLINE; however, daily updates on December 9 and 10 were not provided by the database producer.

CASREACT®: over 10 million reactions available 05. December 2005

CASREACT now contains over 10 million reactions. This includes over 4.2 million single-step reactions and nearly 5.8 multi-step reactions.

REGISTRY/ ZREGISTRY on STN® enhanced with experimental spectral property data 03. December 2005

Effective the week of November 21, 2005, two new sets of experimental spectral property data are now available in REGISTRY/ZREGISTRY. These new data sets include:

Expanded coverage of German academic research 16. November 2005

Coverage of German dissertations and Habilitationen is now available in CA/CAplus.

Free KWIC format extended in full-text files 21. October 2005

As of October 23, 2005, the KWIC format will be free of charge for all fields that contribute to the Basic Index, including abstract and full-text fields, in PCTFULL, EPFULL, GBFULL, FRFULL, and PATDPAFULL.