The name and of the service previously listed in Library OneSearch as ‘esp@cenet’ has been updated to reflect its current name: ESpacenet. The resource, openly accessible on-campus and off-campus:
offers the general public free access to worldwide patent information via the internet. It has the following main aims: to offer basic patent information to individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises, students etc; to increase awareness and use of patent information at the national and European levels; to support innovation, reduce wastage in the innovation cycle; and to supplement existing channels for the dissemination of patent information
The access URL for this service has also been updated.