Stands out from other non-patent-office-related databases for two reasons: first, it is noncommercial, and thus has no advertising; and, second, it allows gene-sequence searching, which is a feature unique to this database.
Search Compendex, Geobase, and Inspec for your topic and limit to PATENT in Document field.
Contains the Compendex (1969-present), Ei Backfile (Engineering Index from 1884-1968), Inspec (1969-present), and Inspec backfile (1896-1968) databases for searching on a broad range of topics within the scientific, applied science, technical, and engineering disciplines. Users must have pop-ups enabled on their browser for this resource to work. Click here to view short videos on how to quickly search and retrieve the most relevant engineering research available.