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Embase presentation March 2010

  1. 1. Welcome to Embase TrainingDon’t forget to dial into conference:+1 866 – 383 – 6996Conference Code: 839 516 8004To mute your line press *6to un-mute, press #6<br />Gali Halevi, <br />M.L.S, PhD<br />Account Development Manager<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />1. The Basics…<br />2. New Features…<br />3. For More Information…<br />
  3. 3. Review<br />Largest single biomedical database available:<br />Embase plus Medline(deduplicated)<br />Over 20 million records<br />Updated daily (over 600k new records per year)<br />7000 journals from over 70 countries indexed<br />Embase from 1974<br />Embase Classic from 1946<br />Medline from 1966, plus OldMedline (back to 1950)!<br />
  4. 4. Embaseis Elsevier’s webplatform for EMBASE and MEDLINE<br />All 3,000 overlapping journals are indexed by EMTREE<br />EMBASE <br />4,800 journals including 1,800 unique titles<br />MEDLINE<br />1,800 unique titles<br />Embase And Medline Combined!<br />
  5. 5. EMTREE: Unrivaled Drug Indexing<br />Over 56,000 preferred terms (of which more than 27,000 are drugs and chemicals)<br />More than 230,000 synonyms (with over 144,000 drugs and chemical synonyms) <br />7,500 explosion terms<br />78 subheadings (64 drug subheadings and 14 disease subheadings) <br />20,300 links to CAS registry numbers <br />Includes All MeSH terms , many as synonyms<br />
  6. 6. New! Conference Abstracts Added<br /><ul><li>New Publication Types: Conference Abstracts and Conference Reviews
  7. 7. Conferences published in supplements in up to 3,000 clinical and drug-related journals are covered</li></ul>In 2009, over 10,000 abstracts from 70 conferences added. <br />In 2010, 2009 data will be back-filled & coverage will increase by 500-1000 conferences & 50,000-100,000 abstracts per year.<br /><ul><li>All conference items are indexed with EMTREE and include additional fields for conference name, location and date</li></li></ul><li>New! Refine Results Box<br />The Refine Tool enables filtering of search results, by selecting specific post-search limits<br />
  8. 8. New! Drug & Disease Key Subheadings<br /><ul><li>Key Subheadings supplement Index Terms with additional information, showing drug-drug and drug-disease relationships
  9. 9. The additional information is applied to the following subheadings (when information is available):
  10. 10. drugs: adverse drug reaction, drug therapy, drug combination, drug comparison, drug interaction;
  11. 11. diseases: drug therapy, side effect
  12. 12. Key Subheadings are available in Embase from January 2007, apart from drug therapy, which is available from March 2009</li></li></ul><li>New! Articles In Press<br />Articles in Press in Embase.com will be indexed! You will be able to:<br />Search Articles in Press using EMTREE<br />Limit searches to Articles in Press, retrieving only the latest information, ahead of print <br />Define alerts to include (or exclude) Articles in Press <br />
  13. 13. New!Search by Clinical Trial<br />Find and analyze records reporting on a specific clinical trial that has been registered at either <br />ClinicalTrials.gov (NIH)<br />ISRCTN.org (Current Controlled Trials) <br />EudraCT (EMEA) <br />Limit your search to only records with clinical trial numbers by selecting 'with Clinical Trial Number' in the Advanced, Drug and Disease Search Forms.<br />Or Search for specific clinical trial numbers by applying :cn from the 'Field Limits' in the Advanced Search Form or adding :cn directly to your clinical trial number search.<br />
  14. 14. Linking To Scopus<br />Link to Citations in Scopus directly from Embase<br />search results and full records…<br />
  15. 15. The New Info.Embase.Com<br />Totally revamped, with helpful tutorials and content guides, including:<br /><ul><li>Medline and Embase Comparisons
  16. 16. Updates on New Releases (4 since August ’09!)
  17. 17. And more…</li></li></ul><li>Need More Help?<br />Technical Support<br />US EmbaseHelpdesk<br />usinfo@embase.com <br />
  18. 18. Contact Me<br />Gali Halevi<br />MLS, PhD<br />Account Development Manager<br />+1 (646) 248 9464 <br />g.halevi@elsevier.com<br />
  19. 19. Live Demo<br />