Getting Started on STN

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If you are new to STN®, the training and reference materials below can help you get started.

The STN Database Summary Sheets page contains detailed descriptions of all databases on STN.

Help While You Are Searching

HELP Command: When you are performing command-line searches, type HELP at an arrow prompt (=>). Type HELP COMMANDS at the arrow prompt to see a list of commands available for the database you are filed into. Type HELP and a specific command to learn how the system functions, For example, type HELP EXPAND to learn how CAplus allows you to look at terms within the search index.