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Espacenet : patent search

Information about national and international patents from the European Patent Office.

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Espacenet is recommended by Chalmers library because it is user friendly, and you can search by classification. It is possible buy patent documents i fulltext. The Swedish Patent and Registration office are using the database in their patent search courses.

Introductory film in 3 minutes about Espacenet

In Espacenet Assistant you can get a thorough guided tour, or take a crash course with concrete problem solving.

Terms of Use

This database is freely accessible for all users, also non-Chalmers affiliated. However, full text content may be restricted.

Skillport replaces Books24x7

E-book on Books24x7 migrates to the new website Skillport this summer. Click through to take a look!


Start at AccessScience when you want to get an overview of a subject! Comprehensive articles in almost all areas of science & technology.

New database: History of Science, Technology & Medicine

History of science, technology and medicine and allied historical fields from prehistory to the present. Citations and brief abstracts.