901.06 Nonpatent Publications [R-08.2012]

All printed publications may be used as references, the date to be cited being the publication date. See MPEP § 2128§ 2128.02.

The Scientific and Technical Information Center (STIC) maintains an Electronic Information Center (EIC) or Library in each Technology Center. Copies of non-patent literature can be requested from these facilities. See MPEP § 707.05(e) for information on how to cite such publications.