About STNext

Guides/Training, Settings, System, and Legal Information

Introduction

Settings

  • Settings Overview

    To access the STNext Settings page, click your <User Name> located in the upper-right corner of the page, and then select Settings. On...

  • STNext-Specific Settings

    Autosuggest Lexicon Matches Classic Display Upload Structures as Modifiable Performance Enhancement (Beta) Show Transcript Options Pro...

  • Global STN Settings

    Abbreviation Audit Logoff History (LHIST) Multiple-steps (MSTEPS) Plurals Spellings Cost Notifications Abbreviation When the Abbrevia...

STNext Reference Guides and Keyboard Shortcuts

  • STNext Quick Start

    Displays a sequential auto-generated transcript name. Hover over the area to access the: Pencil icon - Click to edit the trans...

  • STN Commands and Quick Reference Resources

    STN® quick reference cards and guides provide step-by-step procedures and examples for features and commands. ANALYZE and TABULATE fo...

  • STNext Guides

    Scripting Using Scripts in STNext: Learn how scripts can streamline and automate your search strategy. Searching Sequence Searching i...

  • Keyboard Shortcuts

    Interface Shortcut Action Esc Closes any open windows or menus and focuses on the command line. Ctrl + Shift + P Pauses a runnin...

Training Materials

  • Substance and Sequence Searching on STN

    Search and Display Substance Information (PDF) Searching Ring Systems in CAS REGISTRYSM (PDF) Current Awareness Alerts (SDIs) Use...

  • Getting Started on STN

    If you are new to STN®, the training and reference materials below can help you get started. Basic STN Commands (PDF) STN Pocket Gu...

  • STN Basics Interactive E-Learning Tutorials

    This collection of training resources are organized into self-guided learning paths. STNext® basic interactive tutorials are designed t...

  • Bibliographic Searching on STN

    The following guides and video tutorials demonstrate tips and techniques for searching bibliographic and reference information on STN. ...

  • Patent Searching on STN

    The following information is specific to patent coverage and patent searching in STN®. Resources and materials for general bibliographi...

  • STN Database-Specific Resources

    The reference materials listed below provide information about features and search techniques for individual databases on STN. For more...

System and Legal

  • System Requirements

    To ensure the best STNext®experience, and to conform with the most recent Internet security standards, use the latest recommended web b...

  • Legal Terms and Policies

    Use of STNext, including all content accessed through STNext, is subject to the applicable STNext Terms of Use at www.cas.org/legal.