Workspaces

Linked Services

Overview The Lens enables you to link accounts from third-party services to your Lens account using Linked Services. This allows you to log into the Lens using your Linked Service account, and allows other users to see your Linked Service…

Dynamic Collections

Overview Dynamic Collections are collections that are linked to one or more Saved Queries, and automatically updated whenever new scholarly works / patents matching the linked Saved Query are added to the search index. This feature allows you to easily…

Recording Inventorship and Authorship

Since 2016, The Lens has enabled users to record their inventorship of patents and sync them to their ORCID record. We have now extended this service to enable users to claim authorship of their scholarly works and with a single…

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…

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…