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TitleAuthors | InstitutionDateLanguageViedo | Description
ESMARConf2023: {citationchaser} tutorialNeal Haddaway29-Mar-2023Englishcitationchaser – an R package and Shiny App for forward/backward citation chasing.
Use Lens for Bibliometrics and Visualizations in a Field of Research | Five Minute FridayCarrie Price16-Mar-2023English
The Lens | Search Effectively for Scholarly Works in this AMAZING PLATFORMCarrie Price10-Mar-2023English
The Lens Profiles | Five Minute FridayCarrie Price03-Mar-2023English
Mencoba Platform Lens Berbahasa IndonesiaPutu Sukma Kurniawan28-Jan-2023Bahasa Indonesia
Pengalaman Menggunakan Fitur Lens ProfilesPutu Sukma Kurniawan24-Apr-2022Bahasa Indonesia
Mencari Literatur dari Penelitian Terdahulu Berbasiskan Nama Penulis (Author)Putu Sukma Kurniawan21-Mar-2022Bahasa Indonesia
Menggabungkan Penggunaan Platform The Lens dan Research RabbitPutu Sukma Kurniawan09-Mar-2022Bahasa Indonesia
Pengalaman Mencari Referensi Pustaka Menggunakan Platform LensPutu Sukma Kurniawan02-Mar-2022Bahasa Indonesia
LENS.ORG 2022: WORKSHOP ON PATENT SEARCH USING LENS.ORGResearch Management Centre IIUM17-Dec-2021English
Пошук статей за тематикою на lens.org | Відео від наших партнерів CLUBSCIENCEPC Technology Center25-Nov-2021Ukrainian
A4 – Literature Search Using Lens.orgE-Research Skill04-Nov-2021English
New features in VOSviewer version 1.6.17Nees Jan van Eck22-Jul-2021English
Webinar: Discover The LensMark Garlinghouse (The Lens)09-Jun-2021English
The Lens open knowledge and discovery platformEIFL28-May-2021English
Taklimat Pencarian Paten bagi Permohonan DP KPT (FRGS & PRGS)TNCPI UiTM05-Feb-2021Bahasa Indonesia
Bengkel Permohonan FRGS 2021 dan Carian PatenOfficial UPSI Edu Innovation31-Jan-2021Malay
Busca sobre patentes no portal LENS.ORG: uma rápida introdução.Frederico Duarte de Menezes24-Oct-2020Portuguese
Tutorial de uso de plataforma LensPROINNOVAUCR30-Sep-2020Spanish
【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-2020Japanese
Mencari Jodoh Penelitian | Lens Org Part 2Deskirpsi10-May-2020Bahasa Indonesia
Mencari Jodoh Penelitian | Lens Org Part 1Deskirpsi27-Apr-2020Bahasa Indonesia
Manejo de Lens.org y TableuJennifer Lucumi26-Apr-2020Spanish
Best Practices Prior Art Searching Biotechnology CLE WebinarLegal Advantage13-Apr-2020EnglishSequence search (passing reference 44.06 min)
Lecture 36: Analytical tools for Patent search and analysis (Contd.)IIT Kharagpur July 201814-Sep-2019EnglishDemo of the Lens to understand the different functionalities for patent analysis.
Tutorial VOSviewer LENSEFREN ROMERO RIAÑO10-Jul-2019Spanish
Introduction to patent searchingIP Australia05-Sep-2018EnglishThe video gives a brief introduction to Lens.org to do the patent searching.
Finding DNA Sequences in Expired PatentsOpen Bioeconomy Lab31-Aug-2018EnglishVideo 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 LensPablo Paz23-Feb-2016Spanish
Uso general de la base Lens y su búsqueda estructuradaPablo Paz18-Feb-2016Spanish
Lens – Utilizacion de notas personales en patentes de interesPablo Paz18-Feb-2016Spanish
Valoración de una patente por el número de citas (referenced by ó cited) de una patentesPablo Paz18-Feb-2016Spanish
Lens – ¿ Qué diferencia tiene el Owner (titular) vs Applicant (solicitante) para Estados Unidos ?Pablo Paz18-Feb-2016Spanish


Citationchaser: A tool for transparent and efficient forward and backward citation chasing in systematic searchingNeal R. Haddaway, Matthew J. Grainger, Charles T. Gray26-Apr-2022Systematic 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 IndonesiaMuhammad Alvin Noor Reza, Eki Ahmad Zaki Hamidi, Ririn Herawati, Eueung Mulyana03-Nov-2020This 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 Tay08-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 Tay07-Jul-2020
Why openly available abstracts are important — overview of the current state of affairsAaron Tay, Bianca Kramer, Ludo Waltman30-Jun-2020Discusses about the open availability of abstracts of scientific articles.
Finding reviews on any topic using Lens.org and 2d search — a new efficient methodAaron Tay04-May-2020The 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 decadesAnisah Alyahya03-Apr-2020
Using Lens.org to kick start your literature review — a search strategy for finding review papers, systematic reviews and meta-analysisAaron Tay01-Mar-2020Shows 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 ScinapseAaron Tay23-Dec-2019
Patent Applications for Electronic Publishing Market (2014–2018). Selected IssuesAdam Jachimczyk (University of Warsaw)01-Dec-2019The 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 Tay28-Dec-2018Highlights 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 moreAaron Tay26-Dec-2018
Sharpening insights into the innovation landscape with a new approach to patentsMicrosoft Academic06-Aug-2018MAG provides improved patent coverage thanks to a partnership with domain expert, Lens.org.
Mapping the global influence of published research on industry and innovationOsmat 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 Jefferson10-Jan-2018Measuring 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 outcomesRichard Jefferson10-Aug-2017For innovation to bring public benefit, mapping the influence of academic paper is just the beginning.
Charting influenceNature10-Aug-2017One 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 practiceOsmat A Jefferson, Deniz Köllhofer, Thomas H Ehrich, Richard A Jefferson01-Dec-2013The Supreme Court’s decision in Myriad highlights the need for tools enabling nuanced and precise analysis of gene patents at the global level.


Testing Replacements for Microsoft Academic GraphMichael Weishuhn11-Oct-2021The 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.orgAaron Tay21-Oct-2020Provides 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 UnpaywallAaron Tay05-Aug-2020Talks 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 ScinapseAaron Tay23-Dec-2019Brief 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 Team09-Jun-2019Description and list of the salient features of ‘The Lens’ from Intepat.
Lens.org – detailed review of a new open discovery and citation indexAaron Tay18-Nov-2018Review of The Lens open discovery and citation index by Aaron Tay.
Accessing Patent Data with the LensPaul Oldham26-Jul-2015This article provides a brief introduction to The Lens patent database as a free source of data for patent analytics.


Title Library | Institution Date Description
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.
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

TitleAuthors | InstitutionDateDescription
Lens.org – I³ Open Innovation Dataset IndexI³Open Innovation Dataset Index17-Apr-2022the 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 – PatentsWIPO17-Jun-2021 WIPO’s list of patent databases
EIFL webinar: The Lens open knowledge and discovery platformMark Garlinghouse, Business Development, the Lens01-May-2021This 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 OutcomesSPARC16-Nov-2020
Lens PatSeq: An open facility for biotech and patent professionalsOsmat A. Jefferson17-Sep-2020PatSeq slide deck presented to USPTO, September 17, 2020.
CovidGraph – a COVID-19 Knowledge GraphHealthECCO19-Jun-2020Integrates data from the Lens and link them in the knowledge graph.
Lens Lab update, June 2020Innovation Information Initiative30-May-2020Update on Lens Labs to the Innovation Information Initiative
Scholarly Search Engine ComparisionJeroen Bosman12-Dec-2019A comparison conducted by Jeroen Bosman displays information on scholarly (relevant) search engines.
Lens ID (P7100)Wikidata25-Jul-2019Wikidata entry for the Lens ID persistant identifer.
The LensCrossref02-May-2019Crossref event data entry for patent citations from the Lens
Patent Research and Analysis, The LensEllen Krabbe, Steve Sampson, Greg Schodde (Intellectual Property Owners Association)11-Jul-1905IPO’s summary of The Lens for patent research and analysis.
Lens.orgPatentinformatics (ml4patents.com)NAPatentinformatics vendor entry for The Lens
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