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New on STN

November 2018

Updates in RAPRA are resuming

October 2018

Derwent Markush Resource (DWPIM) now available on STNext™ integrated in the classic STN workflow

September 2018

Third Emtree(R) Thesaurus Update Now Available in Embase

Meet us at

PIUG 2019 Biotechnology Conference,
19. - 20. Feb, Cambridge, MA
IC-SDV 2019 The Meeting,
08. - 09. Apr, Nice
PIUG Annual Conference,
04. - 09. May, Alexandria, VA

STN User Meetings

Frankfurt, 07.05.2019
München, 15.05.2019
Essen, 09.10.2019

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Get Started with STN – STN Training for beginners

STN offers instructor-led and on-demand training resources for a great variety of STN databases and search tasks.

STN Classic / STNext

Public Workshops

To help you optimize your search techniques, we regularly offer workshops on various topics in different countries.

Recorded E-Seminars

FIZ Karlsruhe provides streaming and downloadable (.wmv) e-Seminars and database live searches free of charge for all interested persons. 

Archived E-Seminars

A list of archived e-Seminar presentations including PDF and videos, if available.

User Meetings

STN User Meetings and Patent Forums

Our regional User Meetings give you the opportunity to actively contribute to the further development of our services by discussing your requirements with our staff and other STN customers.

User documentation for STN Classic / STNext

Basic STN Commands

View a list of basic STN commands for both novice and expert users.

Polymer Information on STN

This quick reference guide provides an overview of most STN databases containing polymer information and shows annotated search examples in some databases.

STN Index User Guide

STN Index is a cost-effective, easy-to-use way to determine which STN® databases contain the information you need.  

STN Database Summary Sheets

The STN summary sheets contain relevant information on all STN databases.

More information

STN Helpdesk

Experienced searchers and scientists from our help desk provide expert assistance free of charge.