Release Notes

Release 8.0

Release 8.0

Lens Patents 2.0 is here! With new metadata and functionality, three times as many fields, powerful visualisation and analysis upgrades...  Read More

Release 8.0 <sup>BETA</sup>

Release 8.0 BETA

Lens Patents 2.0 Preview! We are pleased to announce the new Lens Patents 2.0 architecture is now available in a...  Read More

Release 7.4

Release 7.4

Announcing: Lens Patents 2.0 Preview! We are pleased to announce the new Lens Patents 2.0 architecture is now available in...  Read More

Release 7.3

Release 7.3

Launching Lens for Institutions, enhancements to collections including customisable collection avatar images, permission controls for displaying saved queries on dynamic...  Read More

Release 7.2

Release 7.2

Introducing Lens Patent API v1.0, the Lens Cooperative (coming 2021), new profile metrics and more! Introducing the Lens Patent APIv1.0...  Read More

Release 7.1

Release 7.1

Introducing ORCID Plus Profiles (Beta) and tools to find, claim and sync your work with your ORCID record! Introducing ORCID...  Read More

Release 7.0

Release 7.0

Introducing Dynamic Collections, Authorship recording and sync with your ORCID record, updated Privacy Policy and more! In this release, we...  Read More

Release 6.9

Release 6.9

Tags and Notes for scholarly works, link to inventor’s ORCID profile, new preset dashboards and more! Tags and Notes for...  Read More

Release 6.8

Release 6.8

Upgraded Patent Search and Analysis, completely overhauled Work Area, improved User Interface, and more! Upgraded Patent Search and Analysis, completely...  Read More

Release 6.7

Release 6.7

Updated API now supports GET requests and author IDs, CrossRef preprint tagging, embeddable PatCite URLs and more! Updated API now...  Read More

Release 6.6

Release 6.6

New citing patents chart for individual scholarly works, new first or last author filter toggle and more! New citing patents...  Read More

Release 6.5

Release 6.5

New EPO sequence data, PatSeq bulk download options, New users section and more! New EPO sequence data, PatSeq bulk download...  Read More

Release 6.4

Release 6.4

Upgraded free and open scholarly API, becoming a Lens partner, new aggregation and citation metrics and more! Upgraded free and...  Read More

Release 6.3

Release 6.3

New scholarly analysis charts and features, toggle for author identifiers, Scholarly API improvements and more! New scholarly analysis charts and...  Read More

Release 6.2.0

Release 6.2.0

New API & Data facility, updated Terms of Use, Scholarly APIv1.0, improved open access and more Introducing the new API...  Read More

Release 6.1.0

Release 6.1.0

New features to manage your scholarly analysis saved dashboards, customise your reports, download patent or scholarly citations in various formats,...  Read More

Release 6.0.0

Release 6.0.0

We are excited to announce the release of Lens 6.0.0, with a new homepage, skin design and improved search functionality....  Read More

Release 5.16.0

Release 5.16.0

New scholarly analysis and visualization tools, customizable and shareable reports and more! Improvements/Changes: NEW scholarly analysis and visualization tools: New,...  Read More

Release 5.15.0

Release 5.15.0

New search by ORCID author/inventor, improved export functionality and bug fixes. Improvements/Changes: Added new search functionality to scholarly and patent...  Read More

Release 5.14.0

Release 5.14.0

New structured search pages, query text editor and improved loading times. Improvements/Changes: Added new search pages for scholarly and patent...  Read More

Release 5.13.0

Release 5.13.0

Improvements/Changes: Redesigned the sidebar tabs to provide a consistent user experience with easier access to saved queries and collections, and...  Read More

Release 5.12.0

Release 5.12.0

DOI-based OpenURL linking for scholarly works, links to other scholarly data sources, search in references of scholarly works and more!...  Read More

Release 5.11.0

Release 5.11.0

Unpaywall integration with open access status, open access license and linkouts to full text versions of scholarly works. Stage 1...  Read More

Release 5.10.0

Release 5.10.0

Improved patent search performance, saved query alerts, increased user privacy, and various fixes. Improvements/Changes: - Upgraded patent search index servers...  Read More

Release 5.9.0

Release 5.9.0

Saved Query alerts, Collection limit increased and joined Query Details improvements Major updates: - Added Saved Query Alerts - receive...  Read More

Release 5.8.0

Release 5.8.0

Analysis preview sidebar added, scholarly exports and more! New functionality: - Analysis preview sidebar in the results list.  This feature...  Read More

Release 5.7.3

Release 5.7.3

Patent search index field changes This is a minor release which renames, adds and removes some patent index search fields...  Read More

Release 5.7.0

Release 5.7.0

Scholarly Collections, Recommended Works and GDPR Compliance Two major new items of functionality are now available with this release: -...  Read More

Release 5.6.4

Release 5.6.4

PatCite is now updated with latest Scholarly data Thanks to all our users feedback since our recent 5.6.0 release. We are...  Read More

Release 5.6.0

Release 5.6.0

In an exciting collaboration with the extraordinary AI and Machine Learning team at Microsoft Academic,  the Lens has augmented its...  Read More