Thomson Reuters and WIPO Team Up for Patent Information Access

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improved functionality gives users an easier way to discover information within
ebooks and other documents without having to download or install software.
                                                                                            U.S. Department of Energy
   QuickView can also print entire chapters at once, offers simplified double-click         Promotes Green Energy Research
page navigation, provides iPhone and iPad-compatible gesture controls, and inte-
grates with RefWorks and EndNote.                                                              The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) created DOE Green Energy, an online
   Source: ebrary, Inc. (                                                    portal that provides easy access to green energy information. The DOE’s Office of
                                                                                            Scientific and Technical In-
                                                                                            formation in the Office of Sci-
Clarabridge Enhances Sentiment Analysis Functions                                           ence released the free public
    Text analytics software provider Clarabridge released version 4.1 of its Clara-         portal on the 40th anniversary
bridge Enterprise platform. The new version gives users an enhanced framework for           of Earth Day.
understanding customer feedback through sentiment analysis and rich data visual-               On the site, green energy
ization. The release also in-                                                               R&D data is available for re-
cludes software wizards and                                                                 searchers, scientists, students,
tutorials to improve the end-                                                               and the general public. The
user experience. Other im-                                                                  portal speeds scientific dis-
provements include adjustable                                                               covery and innovation by pro-
sentiment intensity analysis,                                                               viding technical documents
the ability to embed data vi-                                                               from thousands of R&D proj-
sualization and reports, and                                                                ects conducted at the DOE’s
improved handling of pro-                                                                   National Laboratories and through DOE-funded projects at universities.
nouns in text analysis.                                                                        Source: U.S. Department of Energy (
    Source: Clarabridge (www
                                                                                            Access Innovations Adds
Thomson Reuters and WIPO                                                                    Enhancements to MarkLogic Server
Team Up for Patent Information Access                                                                                                                    Access Innovations released
                                                                                                                                                      enhancements for its Data
    Thomson Reuters partnered with the World Intellectual Property Organization                                                                       Harmony suite of content en-
(WIPO) to create a program that gives researchers in developing countries free                                                                        richment and thesaurus man-
access to global patent information. The program, which is designed to foster global                                                                  agement tools for publishers
innovation, will be modeled on WIPO’s Access to Research for Development and                                                                          and enterprises using the
Innovation (aRDi) initiative.                                                                                                                         MarkLogic Server. The Data
    The launch date has been set for September; the program will include access to                                                                    Harmony tools improve the
Thomson Reuters’ Thomson Innovation intellectual property research and analysis                                                                       search experience, enhance
platform. Thomson Innovation offers granularity in researching patents, scientific                
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