Research Tools

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[NOTE: Not everything here is online yet. Really, these are just my notes.]

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Researching and Downloading Old Patents

(See also the "Quick Notes" sections at the end of this Notebook.)

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Useful Date Indicators

Postal Zones and ZIP Codes. Telephone exchanges.

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City Research

Maps, street number/name history, city directories. For telephone exchange data see Useful Date Indicators, above.

Chicago.

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Downloading Tools

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Image and Text Manipulation

[NOT ONLINE YET - quick notes: (1) use pdfimages to extract images, (2) use pdftk to manipulate PDF files by page, (3) use imagemagick convert to handle JP2]

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Bibliographic Citation Notes

Incl. names for the conventional parts/pages of a book.

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Copyright Research References

Links to resources for determining copyright (and public domain) status.

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Quick Note on the Complexities of Researching Old British Patents

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Quick Note on the Complexities of Researching Old US Patents


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