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Search Multimedia and Visualize Topics on Science.gov!

Federated search portals are a valuable tool that professional patent searchers can utilize as one source for locating non-patent literature (NPL) prior art, especially government-funded scientific data and literature.  Science.gov is an important example of a government-funded federated search portal, which provides access to over 55 databases and 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information through a single query. Back in 2010, image search made a debut on the Science.gov platform. A recent NewsBreak from Information Today alerted me to the latest changes on the Science.gov federated search portal, which now has multimedia results automatically included in the hit list, the option to visualize topics from the search results, and a Spanish-language version of the portal.

Continue reading to learn about the new features on the Science.gov portal, which may help you locate unique non-patent literature prior art!
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Image Search Makes Debut on Science.gov

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The 5.0 Version of Science.gov has been updated to include a keyword searchable image database. This development is in its nascent stages, but gives users access to three initial databases. Science.gov is a U.S. government-run website and search system that queries more than 42 separate databases and over 2000 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results. This treasure trove could be important to you as part of a non-patent prior art search, so stick around and find more about the image searching capabilities of Science.gov and more!

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