Workspaces

Linked Services

You can link your accounts from third party services to your Lens profile. We currently support LinkedIn and ORCID accounts. By linking your ORCID account you can automatically update your ORCID works with patents from recorded inventorships. Linking these services will…

Reference Manager Integration

The Lens uses COinS metadata to facilitate integration with reference managers such as Zotero and Mendeley. Zotero Integration To use this functionality, you must first install the Zotero Connector in your browser. The Zotero Connector can transfer both patent documents…

Collections & Saved Queries

Collections and Saved Queries are two different ways you can save the results of a search on The Lens. Collections When you search on The Lens you will notice a number of collection management tools below the search bar on…

Recording Inventorship

In efforts to integrate with other public good projects, the Lens provides functionalities to record inventorship in an open and transparent way. Recording Inventorship essentially links an inventor name on a patent to his/her Lens account allowing for a clear…

You can export your results for further analysis or other purposes. As a guest user, you can export up to 1,000 results. This option is only available if the number of results matching your search is less than 1,000. If…

Tags

You can use tags to organise your documents, collections, and saved queries. Tags can be added to documents from the search result page by clicking on the hash tag (#) icon next to results listings. Below the result listing of…

Search History

As you browse content on The Lens, your search history is tracked and recorded in your private search history page. This history is viewable by only you and we will never access or otherwise use it. You can use your…