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EncompassLIT & EnCompassPAT
EnCompassLIT & EnCompassPAT are the premiere sources for scientific literature and patent abstracts covering the downstream petroleum, petrochemical, and natural gas industries. Started by the American Petroleum Institute in 1964, these databases are updated weekly.EnCompassLIT contains over 990,000 abstracts of technical literature, conference proceedings and trade & scientific journals from around the world. Records are selected and indexed by experts using controlled terms from the EnCompass Thesaurus.
- Weekly or monthly bulletins on user-selected subject areas, keep users updated with industry trends.
- To view the EnCompassLIT Journals Source List, click here.
- To view the EnCompassLIT Monographs, Series and Proceedings Source List, click here.
EnCompassPAT is a patent database of nearly 600,000 abstracts that helps researchers to monitor and track energy industry filings. Users gain insight and stay up-to-date with competitive activities and avoid duplicating research efforts. Updated weekly, each patent on EnCompassPAT is selected and indexed by downstream petroleum experts using over 7,000 relevant terms from the EnCompass Thesaurus. Users stay current on competitive activities through weekly and monthly bulletins in key subject areas.
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