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Biological Sciences

A guide for help students and faculty find key resources for the Biological Sciences at the James A. Gibson library.

Patents & Standards

A patent is a document usually handled by a government agency that gives the holder exclusive rights to a process, design or new invention for a designated period of time. Patents are important documents for currency and historical reasons. A list of patent databases is available for searching with full text patents usually available for downloading. 

Queen's University Michael White is a librarian with patent expertise and has created a guide for all things patents. Check it out for sources, information and data. 

Standards - check them out to find a standard or if needed - to order one, connect with me before ordering, I may be able to get it for you. 

Scientific Patent Databases