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Title Authors | Institution Date Language Video | Description
Mencari Literatur di Platform Lens Putu Sukma Kurniawan 20 Nov 2023 Bahasa Indonesia
Cara Mencari referensi menggunakan lens.org Perpustakaan UMY 25 Oct 2023 Bahasa Indonesia
Bibliometric Data Extraction, Cleaning, and Analysis with Lens org Axonist 26 June 2023 English
kNOVASI 2023 | PI-17: Use of Patent Information in Carrying out High-Impact Research A/Prof Dr Siow Kim Shyong 28-Aug-2023 English
ESMARConf2023: {citationchaser} tutorial Neal Haddaway 29-Mar-2023 English citationchaser – an R package and Shiny App for forward/backward citation chasing.
Use Lens for Bibliometrics and Visualizations in a Field of Research | Five Minute Friday Carrie Price 16-Mar-2023 English
The Lens | Search Effectively for Scholarly Works in this AMAZING PLATFORM Carrie Price 10-Mar-2023 English
The Lens Profiles | Five Minute Friday Carrie Price 03-Mar-2023 English
Mencoba Platform Lens Berbahasa Indonesia Putu Sukma Kurniawan 28-Jan-2023 Bahasa Indonesia
Pengalaman Menggunakan Fitur Lens Profiles Putu Sukma Kurniawan 24-Apr-2022 Bahasa Indonesia
Mencari Literatur dari Penelitian Terdahulu Berbasiskan Nama Penulis (Author) Putu Sukma Kurniawan 21-Mar-2022 Bahasa Indonesia
Menggabungkan Penggunaan Platform The Lens dan Research Rabbit Putu Sukma Kurniawan 09-Mar-2022 Bahasa Indonesia
Pengalaman Mencari Referensi Pustaka Menggunakan Platform Lens Putu Sukma Kurniawan 02-Mar-2022 Bahasa Indonesia
LENS.ORG 2022: WORKSHOP ON PATENT SEARCH USING LENS.ORG Research Management Centre IIUM 17-Dec-2021 English
Пошук статей за тематикою на lens.org | Відео від наших партнерів CLUBSCIENCE PC Technology Center 25-Nov-2021 Ukrainian
A4 – Literature Search Using Lens.org E-Research Skill 04-Nov-2021 English
New features in VOSviewer version 1.6.17 Nees Jan van Eck 22-Jul-2021 English
Webinar: Discover The Lens Mark Garlinghouse (The Lens) 09-Jun-2021 English
The Lens open knowledge and discovery platform EIFL 28-May-2021 English
Taklimat Pencarian Paten bagi Permohonan DP KPT (FRGS & PRGS) TNCPI UiTM 05-Feb-2021 Bahasa Indonesia
Bengkel Permohonan FRGS 2021 dan Carian Paten Official UPSI Edu Innovation 31-Jan-2021 Malay
Busca sobre patentes no portal LENS.ORG: uma rápida introdução. Frederico Duarte de Menezes 24-Oct-2020 Portuguese
Tutorial de uso de plataforma Lens PROINNOVAUCR 30-Sep-2020 Spanish
【調べるチカラ3分講座】Lens orgを使って無料でグローバル特許分析 野崎篤志のイーパテントチャンネル-調査・分析系中心- 27-Jul-2020 Japanese
Mencari Jodoh Penelitian | Lens Org Part 2 Deskirpsi 10-May-2020 Bahasa Indonesia
Mencari Jodoh Penelitian | Lens Org Part 1 Deskirpsi 27-Apr-2020 Bahasa Indonesia
Manejo de Lens.org y Tableu Jennifer Lucumi 26-Apr-2020 Spanish
Best Practices Prior Art Searching Biotechnology CLE Webinar Legal Advantage 13-Apr-2020 English Sequence search (passing reference 44.06 min)
Lecture 36: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis (Contd.) IIT Kharagpur July 2018 14-Sep-2019 English Demo of the Lens to understand the different functionalities for patent analysis.
Tutorial VOSviewer LENS EFREN ROMERO RIAÑO 10-Jul-2019 Spanish
Introduction to patent searching IP Australia 05-Sep-2018 English The video gives a brief introduction to Lens.org to do the patent searching.
Finding DNA Sequences in Expired Patents Open Bioeconomy Lab 31-Aug-2018 English Video showing how to find DNA and protein sequences in patents using http://lens.org as part of the Open Enzyme Manufacturing Project
Buscando por palabras en Reivindicaciones en Lens Pablo Paz 23-Feb-2016 Spanish
Uso general de la base Lens y su búsqueda estructurada Pablo Paz 18-Feb-2016 Spanish
Lens – Utilizacion de notas personales en patentes de interes Pablo Paz 18-Feb-2016 Spanish
Valoración de una patente por el número de citas (referenced by ó cited) de una patentes Pablo Paz 18-Feb-2016 Spanish
Lens – ¿ Qué diferencia tiene el Owner (titular) vs Applicant (solicitante) para Estados Unidos ? Pablo Paz 18-Feb-2016 Spanish


Title Author Date Description
Citationchaser: A tool for transparent and efficient forward and backward citation chasing in systematic searching Neal R. Haddaway, Matthew J. Grainger, Charles T. Gray 26-Apr-2022 Systematic searching aims to find all possibly relevant research from multiple sources, the basis for an unbiased and comprehensive evidence base. Along with bibliographic databases, systematic reviewers use a variety of additional methods to minimise procedural bias.
Research Development and Landscape Artificial Intelligence in Indonesia Muhammad Alvin Noor Reza, Eki Ahmad Zaki Hamidi, Ririn Herawati, Eueung Mulyana 03-Nov-2020 This study aims to find out the map of the development of Artificial Intelligence Research in Indonesia using Lens.org.
The next generation discovery citation indexes — a review of the landscape in 2020 (I) Aaron Tay 08-Oct-2020
4 Ways to find review papers, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, and other rich sources of references — 2D Search templates, Connected Papers & more. Aaron Tay 07-Jul-2020
Why openly available abstracts are important — overview of the current state of affairs Aaron Tay, Bianca Kramer, Ludo Waltman 30-Jun-2020 Discusses about the open availability of abstracts of scientific articles.
Finding reviews on any topic using Lens.org and 2d search — a new efficient method Aaron Tay 04-May-2020 The article shows a reliable search strategy that can be used in Lens.org to find meta-analysis, systematic reviews, review articles of topics of interest regardless of discipline to help research.
Landscape of coronavirus research across three decades Anisah Alyahya 03-Apr-2020
Using Lens.org to kick start your literature review — a search strategy for finding review papers, systematic reviews and meta-analysis Aaron Tay 01-Mar-2020 Shows a reliable search strategy in Lens.org to find meta-analysis, systematic reviews, review articles of topics of interest with a comparison against Pubmed.
The rise of the “open” discovery indexes? Lens.org, Semantic Scholar and Scinapse Aaron Tay 23-Dec-2019
Patent Applications for Electronic Publishing Market (2014–2018). Selected Issues Adam Jachimczyk (University of Warsaw) 01-Dec-2019 The article analyses patent applications for inventions in the area of electronic publishing based on the data from Lens.org from years 2014–2018.
7 reasons why you should try Lens.org (updated to version Release 5.16.0 — March 2019) Aaron Tay 28-Dec-2018 Highlights the main features of the Lens over other scholarly search tools.
Cashing the cheque of open access or Machine learning and Scholarly tools — Meta, Scite, Paper Digest and more Aaron Tay 26-Dec-2018
Sharpening insights into the innovation landscape with a new approach to patents Microsoft Academic 06-Aug-2018 MAG provides improved patent coverage thanks to a partnership with domain expert, Lens.org.
Mapping the global influence of published research on industry and innovation Osmat A jefferson, Adam Jaffe, Doug Ashton, Ben Warren, Deniz Koellhofer, Uwe Dulleck, Aaron Ballagh, John Moe, Michael DiCuccio, Karl Ward, Geoff Bilder, Kevin Dolby, Richard A Jefferson 10-Jan-2018 Measuring citations to scholarly works in the global patent literature enables assessment of the influence of published research on invention, industry and enterprise, at the individual and institutional level.
Comment: Turning science into social outcomes Richard Jefferson 10-Aug-2017 For innovation to bring public benefit, mapping the influence of academic paper is just the beginning.
Charting influence Nature 10-Aug-2017 One indicator of the connection between science and technology worth considering, but often overlooked, are the references in patents to literature.
Transparency tools in gene patenting for informing policy and practice Osmat A Jefferson, Deniz Köllhofer, Thomas H Ehrich, Richard A Jefferson 01-Dec-2013 The Supreme Court’s decision in Myriad highlights the need for tools enabling nuanced and precise analysis of gene patents at the global level.


Title Author Date Description
Testing Replacements for Microsoft Academic Graph Michael Weishuhn 11-Oct-2021 The bulk of the test is done by randomly selecting 100,000 papers from the MAG corpus, querying each of the services, and comparing the results.
[OA week 2020] – Creating a free and beautiful auto-updating dashboard for tracking Open Access rates for your institution using Lens.org Aaron Tay 21-Oct-2020 Provides insight on how to quickly and simply create a nice dashboard for tracking institution’s OA rate using Lens.org.
Open Access Indicators and the importance of optimising your Institutional repository for discovery in Unpaywall Aaron Tay 05-Aug-2020 Talks about how Unpaywallrose to become one of the most importantsources of truth for determining the OA status of outputs
The rise of the “open” discovery indexes? Lens.org, Semantic Scholar and Scinapse Aaron Tay 23-Dec-2019 Brief review of four academic search engines – Microsoft Academic, Lens.org, Semantic Scholar and Scinapse, which uses MAG among other sources.
Free Patent Search Database ‘The Lens’ Intepat Team 09-Jun-2019 Description and list of the salient features of ‘The Lens’ from Intepat.
Lens.org – detailed review of a new open discovery and citation index Aaron Tay 18-Nov-2018 Review of The Lens open discovery and citation index by Aaron Tay.
Accessing Patent Data with the Lens Paul Oldham 26-Jul-2015 This article provides a brief introduction to The Lens patent database as a free source of data for patent analytics.


Title Library | Institution Date Description
Introduction to Patents – Lesson 4: Searching for Patents University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries Jan-2024 This lesson explains patent search strategies using Lens.org.
Patents: Finding Patents Cambridge University Libraries 6-Nov-2023 All Institutional Users (e.g. staff and students at the University of Cambridge) can access an Institutional User API Plan. Register for an account with your Cambridge email for institutional user access to the API.
Biomedical Engineering (BME) : Patents University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries 05-Sep-2023 This video explains patent search strategies using Lens.org.
Patent Databases Research Guide – Lens.org Seton Hall University Libraries 05-Sep-2023 The Lens will allow document collections, aggregations, and analyses to be shared, annotated, and embedded to forge open mapping of the world of knowledge-directed innovation.
Patents: Internet Sources NUS Libraries 11-Aug-2023 Free Full-text worldwide patent searching covering US, Europe, Australia and WIPO, etc. Non patent literature linked to Lens patent documents can also be searched/retrieved…
How to Use Lens.org – Lens Guide – Research Guides at Syracuse University Libraries Syracuse University Libraries 06-Apr-2023 Guide to Lens.org, Lens Profiles, and Lens Institutional Toolkit.
APIs and Datasets for Scholarly and Patent Information: Lens.org KAUST Library 21-Mar-2023 As part of KAUST’s Institutional Toolkit subscription, all KAUST users are eligible to make use of the Lens’s Scholarly and Patent APIs, which provide programmatic access to all patent and scholarly works records in JSON output format.
Families and Legal Status – Find Patents – Research Guides at University of Cincinnati The University of Cincinnati Libraries 03-Mar-2023 Clear guide to legal status information as found in the databases on Lens.org.
LENS Profiles The Paul & Rosemary Trible Library, Christopher Newport University 01-Aug-2022 What is a LENS Profile? If you have an ORCID ID you have a LENS profile.
Research Metrics, Impact and Engagement: Patents Charles Stuart University 19-Mar-2022
Patent information: Finding patents KAUST Library 23-Feb-2022
Databases for Engineers University Of Birmingham 11-Jan-2022
Freely available research resources University of Minnesota 15-Dec-2021
Databases for Finding Patents – Patents and Intellectual Property The University of Chicago 09-Nov-2021
Find Full-Text Patents Furman University 04-Nov-2021
Standards and Patents: Finding Patents The University of Sydney 12-Oct-2021
Transition from Web of Science University of Arizona 06-Sep-2021
Patent Databases Research Guide Seton Hall University 16-Sep-2020
Patent Research: Patents Campbell University 06-Aug-2020
Using the Lens Database for Staff Publications Journal of Medical Library Association 01-Apr-2020
Patents: A How-To-Find Guide IOWA State University 17-Nov-2019
Engineering Library: Electronic resources University of Cambridge 09-Nov-2019
Patent Search Strategy Purdue University 21-Feb-2018 Step-by-step guide to searching for patents in The Lens.
Standards and Patents Macquarie University 27-Jul-2017
Patents: Where to Search MIT Libraries 02-May-2015

External Content and Coverage

Title Authors | Institution Date Description
Chapter 9 The Lens | The WIPO Manual on Open Source Patent Analytics (2nd edition) Dr. Paul Oldham 2022 The WIPO Manual on Open Source Patent Analytics provides information and step-by-step guidance for conducting various patent analysis tasks using a selection of open source tools.
Lens.org – I³ Open Innovation Dataset Index I³Open Innovation Dataset Index 17-Apr-2022 the I³ Open Innovation Dataset Index is a collection of innovation datasets, and related tools, platforms and resources used by the broader research community.
Lens.org – Patents WIPO 17-Jun-2021 WIPO’s list of patent databases
EIFL webinar: The Lens open knowledge and discovery platform Mark Garlinghouse, Business Development, the Lens 01-May-2021 This EIFL webinar is about the Lens, a discovery platform that provides discovery, analytics and research management tools that are free to use.
The Lens: Open for Outcomes SPARC 16-Nov-2020
Lens PatSeq: An open facility for biotech and patent professionals Osmat A. Jefferson 17-Sep-2020 PatSeq slide deck presented to USPTO, September 17, 2020.
CovidGraph – a COVID-19 Knowledge Graph HealthECCO 19-Jun-2020 Integrates data from the Lens and link them in the knowledge graph.
Lens Lab update, June 2020 Innovation Information Initiative 30-May-2020 Update on Lens Labs to the Innovation Information Initiative
Scholarly Search Engine Comparision Jeroen Bosman 12-Dec-2019 A comparison conducted by Jeroen Bosman displays information on scholarly (relevant) search engines.
Lens ID (P7100) Wikidata 25-Jul-2019 Wikidata entry for the Lens ID persistant identifer.
The Lens Crossref 02-May-2019 Crossref event data entry for patent citations from the Lens
Patent Research and Analysis, The Lens Ellen Krabbe, Steve Sampson, Greg Schodde (Intellectual Property Owners Association) 11-Jul-1905 IPO’s summary of The Lens for patent research and analysis.
Lens.org Patentinformatics (ml4patents.com) NA Patentinformatics vendor entry for The Lens
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