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  • 1. Welcome Databases for the Biomedical Library EAHIL WORSHOP Stefania Scala Sales Manager EBSCO Italia
  • 2. EBSCO The only company providing SUBSCRIPTION MANAGEMENT REFERENCE DATABASES ONLINE JOURNALS
  • 3. EBSCO MISSION: COMBINE TECHNOLOGY WITH CONTENT TO MEET THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS
  • 4. <ul><li>EBSCO is the world’s largest intermediary between </li></ul><ul><li>libraries and publishers and is a trusted friend to </li></ul><ul><li>most academic publishers </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO is the only aggregator who shares the same </li></ul><ul><li>core business as publishers (print and e-journal </li></ul><ul><li>subscriptions) – this makes publishers feel more at </li></ul><ul><li>ease in licensing their content </li></ul><ul><li>Other aggregators have no financial penalty when customers cancel journal subscriptions as a result of full text database access. This is a major concern for publishers. </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO has been careful to alert it’s customers to the </li></ul><ul><li>dangers of canceling print subscriptions and relying only </li></ul><ul><li>on database access – this too has been noticed </li></ul><ul><li>and appreciated by publishers </li></ul>Why do publishers of medical journals favor EBSCO?
  • 5. <ul><li>EBSCO has made a massive investment to protect its customers from turmoil and to add many new journals – some scholarly publishers are motivated by profit and have responded very well to this unprecedented initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Other publishers, particularly many scholarly societies, are motivated less by profit and more by exposure of their journals to professors and researchers in markets they have been unable to reach directly </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO’s full text databases are available in every university in nearly fifty nations, including many of those most desired by societies (such as Russia, Poland, South Africa, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>EBSCO is expanding backfiles for many publications and providing electronic content back to publishers as a service </li></ul>Why do publishers of medical journals favor EBSCO?
  • 6. <ul><li>4,300 journals indexed and abstracted by the National Library of Medicine dating back to 1966 </li></ul><ul><li>AIDSLINE, BioETHICSLINE, HealthSTAR and PreMEDLINE included </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Biomedical Reference Collections with hundreds of full text journals </li></ul><ul><li>Links to e-journal subscriptions via EBSCO Online ® and/or CrossRef </li></ul>MEDLINE with MeSH and EBSCO SmartLinks ™
  • 7. Biomedical Reference Collections: Full text companions for MEDLINE Total Full Text Journals Journals Available in PDF Comprehensive Edition 475 460 Expanded Edition 200 195 Basic Edition 100 98
  • 8. Biomedical Reference Collection Offering PDF’s for High Quality Journals
  • 9. Biomedical Reference Collection Offering PDF’s for High Quality Journals
  • 10. <ul><li>Addiction (1989) </li></ul><ul><li>American Journal of Public Health (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Archives of Environmental Health (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>BMJ: British Medical Journal (1987) </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Neuroscience (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Learning Disabilities (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Rehabilitation (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Sex Research (1975) </li></ul>Biomedical Reference Collections Include Expanding PDF Backfiles * The majority of back issues will be available by March 2002.
  • 11. <ul><li>1,224 active journals indexed and abstracted dating back to 1982 </li></ul><ul><li>Full text for 40 journals and 954 government publications are provided </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Nursing & Allied Health Collections with hundreds of full text journals </li></ul><ul><li>Links to e-journal subscriptions via EBSCO Online ® and/or CrossRef </li></ul>CINAHL with EBSCO SmartLinks ™
  • 12. Nursing & Allied Health Collections: Full text companions for CINAHL Total Full Text Journals Journals Available in PDF Comprehensive Edition 300 276 Expanded Edition 200 187 Basic Edition 100 97
  • 13. Nursing & Allied Health Collections Offering PDF’s for High Quality Journals
  • 14. Nursing & Allied Health Collections Offering PDF’s for High Quality Journals
  • 15. <ul><li>Nursing (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>RN (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Western Journal of Nursing Research (1975) </li></ul>Nursing & Allied Health Collections Include Expanding PDF Backfiles
  • 16. <ul><li>More than 1,500 journals indexed and abstracted dating back to 1887 </li></ul><ul><li>Covers the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, pharmacology, physiology, linguistics, anthropology, business and law </li></ul><ul><li>Links to Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection with hundreds of full text journals </li></ul><ul><li>Links to e-journal subscriptions via EBSCO Online ® and/or CrossRef </li></ul>PsycINFO with EBSCO SmartLinks ™
  • 17. <ul><li>Includes full text for more than 500 journals (more than 90% have PDF’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Covers many of the leading journals in clinical psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience </li></ul>Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
  • 18. <ul><li>American Behavioral Scientist (1966) </li></ul><ul><li>American Journal of Psychotherapy (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>British Journal of Psychology (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>International Journal of Psychology (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Communication (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of General Psychology (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Genetic Psychology (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Psychology (1975) </li></ul><ul><li>Journal of Social Psychology (1969) </li></ul>Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection Includes Expanding PDF Backfiles
  • 19. Summary of Full Text Available for MEDLINE, CINAHL & PsycINFO # of Full Text Journals via EBSCO’s Full Text Databases MEDLINE 400 1,032 753 1,662 CINAHL* 300 200 125 450 PsycINFO 503 547 249 936 # of E-Journals via EBSCO Online # of E-Journals via CrossRef Combined # of Unique Full Text Journals * CINAHL also includes 40 additional full text journals provided by CINAHL Information Systems
  • 20. Additional Biomedical Databases with EBSCO SmartLinks # of Full Text Journals via EBSCO’s Full Text Databases Biological Abstracts 267 882 586 1,315 CANCERLIT 342 920 671 1,467 e-psyche 503 607 267 996 SportDISCUS 295 215 136 506 # of E-Journals via EBSCO Online # of E-Journals via CrossRef Combined # of Unique Full Text Journals
  • 21. <ul><li>The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cochrane Reviews are full text articles reviewing the effects of healthcare. The reviews are highly structured and systematic, with evidence included or excluded on the basis of explicit quality criteria, to minimize bias. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Data are often combined statistically (with meta-analysis) to increase the power of the findings of numerous studies, each too small to produce reliable results individually. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cochrane reviews are regularly updated as new evidence emerges, and in response to comments and criticisms </li></ul></ul></ul>The Cochrane Library - Evidence Based Medicine <ul><li>The Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>The Cochrane Controlled Trials Register </li></ul>
  • 22. Health Administration Databases <ul><li>Health Business Elite </li></ul><ul><li>Health Business Elite provides comprehensive journal content detailing all aspects of health care administration and other non-clinical aspects of health care institution management. </li></ul><ul><li>Topics covered include hospital management, hospital administration, marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Health Business Elite contains full text content from over 400 journals </li></ul><ul><li>Health Business FullTEXT </li></ul><ul><li>Health Business FullTEXT provides full text coverage of 140 well-known administrative journals. </li></ul><ul><li>This subset of Health Business Elite includes publications covering topics such as staffing, health care regulation, health care facilities management, marketing, finance and more . </li></ul>
  • 23. Health Business from EBSCO Offering High Quality Journals
  • 24. Alternative Health Databases <ul><li>Alternative Medicine (AMED) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 510 journals indexed and abstracted dating back to 1985 </li></ul><ul><li>Covers complementary/alternative medicine, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, podiatry, palliative care, and speech & language therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Alt-HealthWatch </li></ul><ul><li>Full text from more than 170 international peer-reviewed and professional journals, magazines, reports, proceedings, and association and consumer newsletters, most from 1990 to the present, plus hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts – all in full text </li></ul><ul><li>Indexing by 225 modalities and therapies, 11 publication types and 16 article types </li></ul>
  • 25. <ul><li>Let our software tell your users if you hold the journal locally in your print collection </li></ul><ul><li>Let our administrative module provide you with statistics on usage (of databases and/or journals) </li></ul><ul><li>Use our persistent links to allow your authorized users to add links to EBSCOhost articles onto Web pages </li></ul><ul><li>Set up links to your Web-based OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to links to e-journals (via EBSCO Online ® and/or CrossRef), EBSCO offers an optional link to document delivery via Infotrieve </li></ul>Customization & Options
  • 26. Linking Overview Diagram
  • 27. Thank you

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