Tools & Databases

Tools & Databases for Prior Art Searches

Patent Search Engines

       Thomson Innovation
       Thomson PatentWeb
       Questel Orbit
       Derwent
       LexisNexis Total Patent
       Patent Office Databases
        PatentStorm
        Boliven Advanced Patent Search
        comparePatent Search System – Intellogist
        Delphion
        DEPATISnet
        esp@cenet
        Free Patents Online
        Google Patent Search
        IP Australia AusPat
        IPDL
        Patent Cluster
        Patent Lens
        Patent Surf Natural Language Patent Search
        PatentBrain.2 Algorithmic Patent Search and Landscaping Bot
        Patents.com
        PatentScope (WIPO)
        patentScrounger
        PatMedia Hybrid Patent Image Retrieval Engine
        PatServ
        PriorSmart.com
        Setrue Semantic Patent Search Engine
        SIP Patent Search
        SumoBrain Expert Search
        SurfIP
        US Patent Full-Text Database Manual Search
        WikiPatents
        Xyggy Patent

Sequence/Structure Databases

       STN: MARPAT, CAS, Derwent etc.
       Genome Quest
       ChemSpider
       PubChem

Industrial/Design Patent Databases

       DesignView
       Questel Orbit Design Search Module
       National PTO Databases

Literature Databases

        IEEE Xplore
        A9.com – OpenSearch Client
        ACM Digital Library
        Inspec
        IP.com’s Prior Art Database
        Ei Compendex
        Safari Books
        OpenJ-Gate
        MathSciNet
        ProQuest
        EBSCOHost
        ScienceDirect
        Citation Indexing Textbook
        CiteSeerX
        Google Books
        Google Scholar
        HighWire Press (Stanford University)
        IngentaConnect
        Internet Archive Wayback Machine
        JournalSeek
        Scirus
        Scitation
        Search DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
        Search IEEE Xplore
        SpringerLink
        Technorati

Deep Web Searching

        99 Resources to Research & Mine the Invisible Web
        CompletePlane
        DeepDyve
        deeppeep
        Library of Congress
        NY Times on Deep Web