UPR Science Direct Presentation June 2008


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  • The role of the account development team is to implement the community involvement program. We facilitate the awareness and promotion of the Elsevier Science electronic products
  • UPR Science Direct Presentation June 2008

    1. 1. Presented by: Lisa Layton Title: Account Development and Training Manager Date: June 2008
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Available Content </li></ul><ul><li>UPR Access </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Articles </li></ul><ul><li>Research Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping Up To Date </li></ul><ul><li>Making SD Personal </li></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
    3. 3. ScienceDirect® is the essential information resource for millions of researchers and scientists. Available to 10 million researchers around the world What is ScienceDirect? ScienceDirect covers about 24.4% of the world’s full-text scientific, technical and medical (STM) information across 24 fields of science
    4. 4. What Content is Available <ul><li>Over 8.9 million full-text articles from 2,000+ Elsevier journals </li></ul><ul><li>24 Subject Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Backfiles dating back to 1823 </li></ul><ul><li>Early access to preprints via Articles in Press </li></ul><ul><li>40+ Reference Works </li></ul><ul><li>141 Book Series in 6 packages </li></ul><ul><li>7 series Handbooks (164 volumes) </li></ul><ul><li>New! 4000 eBooks </li></ul><ul><li>Free linking to other STM publishers via CrossRef™ </li></ul>
    5. 5. UPR University Access <ul><li>Journal Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Freedom Collection – 1838 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access full-text articles back to 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Free abstract views of all non-subscribed content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Backfile articles prior to 2001 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nonsubscribed full-text is also searchable </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Note on Complimentary Titles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>37 journals provide free or delayed access content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cell Press journals provide complimentary access from 1995 until 12 months prior to current issue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FEBS Letters provide complimentary access from 1968 until 12 months prior to current issue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>11 journals have permanent free access to all issues available </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Finding and Getting Articles <ul><li>How can you easily find the articles you are looking for </li></ul><ul><li>How can you identify which titles are part of the libraries subscription </li></ul><ul><li>How do you order an article when you can’t access the full-text on SD </li></ul><ul><li>How can you personalize ScienceDirect for you own preferences and make accessing content easier and faster </li></ul>
    7. 7. Want to Browse the Full Title List <ul><li>All the titles in SD are in a customizable browse list </li></ul><ul><li>Journals are listed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alphabetically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Subject Area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Selected Favorite List </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Change view to see </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribed or non-subscribed titles only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals, books, reference works </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. All journals are categorized into subject areas Journals can be listed in multiple areas Modify your view
    9. 9. Searching for Articles <ul><li>All content in SD is fully searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Use Quick Search or detailed search form </li></ul><ul><li>Searching is easy and intuitive </li></ul><ul><li>Select specific fields from drop-down menu to search for refining results </li></ul><ul><li>Limit your search by your criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribed content only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date of publication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Document type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Favorite journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hint: Login and turn on the Search History to capture all of your search queries. Also saves on personal homepage. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Use search form to specify fields and search parameters Turn on search history to capture and automatically save searches Use quick search for easy fast search
    11. 11. Entitlement Access Icons <ul><li>Entitlement icons indicate full-text access level </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals browse view </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volume/issue/year level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Article level </li></ul></ul><ul><li>View abstracts only for all non-subscribed journals and issues </li></ul>
    12. 12. Entitlement Pop Up Window <ul><li>Click Entitlement icons to get a pop-up screen to identify subscribed content per journal </li></ul>Full-text available to you All available issues on SD
    13. 13. How to get full-text for non-subscribed articles <ul><li>Come across and article you need but can’t access on ScienceDirect? You can still get it…. </li></ul><ul><li>Make a request for the article you need through your library </li></ul><ul><li>Library will then provide the article as a PDF file by scanning it from the print collection, purchasing the article from the publisher or borrowing a copy from a resource sharing partner library </li></ul>
    14. 14. Spell Checker on Results Pages <ul><li>Just like Google </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If no results or less than 20 results are found, the system offers alternative spellings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FAST has it’s own dictionaries that offers alternatives to possible typos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Proven helpful tool that users appreciate </li></ul>
    15. 15. Linking to more content <ul><li>Linking functionality is enabled within the articles to allow access to more related content with less searching </li></ul><ul><li>Related articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Displays related articles to any given starting article, to promote discoverability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>from an article page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>search results page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>TOC.. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Reference linking </li></ul>
    16. 16. Related Articles Window opens with the abstract as mouse rolls over the citation
    17. 17. Related Articles also available from results page
    18. 18. Reference Linking to Other Resources Reference linking provides access to cited reference content quickly and seamlessly, within SD content and to other publishers via CrossRef and Scopus Links from cited references to additional resources including: CrossRef, full-text, Scopus
    19. 19. CrossRef <ul><li>Non-profit membership association </li></ul><ul><li>Mandate to make cross-publisher linking throughout online scholarly literature efficient and reliable using the DOI system </li></ul><ul><li>2521 members (publishers) </li></ul><ul><li>Using the CrossRef links from SD articles, you can quickly access additional content with no extra searching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enables instant discoverability of additional relevant content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seamless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saves you time </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Keep current with Articles in Press <ul><li>Peer reviewed accepted articles to be published in a journal. </li></ul><ul><li>Three types of &quot;Articles in Press&quot;: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted manuscripts: these articles that have been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by the Editorial Board. The articles have not yet been copy edited and/or formatted in the journal house style. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uncorrected proofs: these are copy edited and formatted articles that are not yet finalized and that will be corrected by the authors. Therefore the text could change before final publication. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Corrected proofs: these are articles containing the authors' corrections and may, or may not yet have specific issue and page numbers assigned. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>&quot;Articles in Press&quot; do not have all bibliographic details available yet, they can already be cited using the year of online availability and the DOI as follows: Author(s), Article Title, Journal (Year), DOI. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Citing Articles using DOIs <ul><li>DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DOI is guaranteed never to change, even if the journal does </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be used to link permanently to electronic documents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any DOI number can be resolved at http://dx.doi.org </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Links you directly to article, regardless of publisher or journal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Allows you to cite articles in press and other electronically available content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The correct format for citing a DOI is as follows: doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2003.10.071 </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Citing Articles using DOIs
    23. 23. Stay current with custom alerts <ul><li>Save your search and receive emails with new articles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule to run monthly, weekly, daily </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Receive table of contents for new journals issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As published on SD </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get an alert when an article you select gets cited from another Elsevier journal </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for topic alerts on your specified category of interest </li></ul>
    24. 24. New Alerts with RSS Feeds <ul><li>RSS (Really Simple Syndication) 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>XML-based syndication format for distributing content on the Web </li></ul><ul><li>You can receive updates on your own webpage of all newly loaded content matching your search criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Each feed contains a list of the most recent titles which link back to the appropriate article in ScienceDirect </li></ul>
    25. 25. How to Create an RSS Feed Two ways to add feeds: Copy feed URL into your reader One click to these readers Run your search and click on Search Feed link
    26. 26. What do RSS feeds look like?
    27. 27. More Alerts: Top 25 Downloaded Articles <ul><li>For whom: </li></ul><ul><li>All researchers worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>What: </li></ul><ul><li>Free quarterly alerting service on the Top 25 most </li></ul><ul><li>downloaded articles per journal title or per subject area </li></ul><ul><li>Details: </li></ul><ul><li>Keep track of the latest trends in your speciality and find out what your colleagues are reading </li></ul><ul><li>Click on any of the listed articles to go to the journal abstract or full-text </li></ul><ul><li>Where: www.top25.sciencedirect.com </li></ul>
    28. 28. More Article Functionality <ul><li>HTML full-text view </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows you to use linking functions in articles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email authors directly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email articles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See multimedia files: movies, audio, spreadsheets, text files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bookmark articles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Easily download bibliographic citations into reference management programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ProCite, EndNote, Reference Manager, RefWorks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Graphical Abstracts (also called Stereochemical Structures) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These are chemical structural representations which accompany many abstracts in chemistry titles, but are not an integral part of abstracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available in 21 chemistry journals </li></ul></ul>
    29. 29. Graphical Abstracts
    30. 30. New Online Collaboration Tool: 2collab <ul><li>What is 2collab? </li></ul><ul><li>2collab is Elsevier’s free online collaboration tool that enables users (researchers, readers, etc) to connect, share and explore. </li></ul><ul><li>2collab goes beyond existing tools because it allows you to share information within your trusted networks </li></ul>
    31. 31. Why 2collab? End-user Needs <ul><li>Users would like to have tools which help them store and organize the huge amount of scientific literature </li></ul><ul><li>Users would like to share and discuss interesting papers and web pages with others as well </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Within their research group, their class or their colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>With people who share the same interest, but may be working in a different location </li></ul></ul>
    32. 32. How does it work? <ul><li>Add an article to 2collab in one click from ScienceDirect </li></ul>
    33. 33. 2collab automatically add citation data <ul><li>Users can decide to share links with public or certain groups </li></ul>
    34. 34. Articles are shared with user defined tags <ul><li>Users can tag, comment and rate bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Tags are shared with the user communities to facilitate searching and discussion </li></ul>
    35. 35. Make ScienceDirect Your Own <ul><li>Create your own login </li></ul><ul><li>Simple setup to store personal preferences </li></ul><ul><li>Time saving benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Captures all recent actions on homepage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a personal list of favorite journal titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save and re-execute personal search queries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain search updates via email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule alerts for document citations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive table of contents via email for new journal issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enable search history to automatically save searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create quick links on your homepage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain all preferences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Access your account from anywhere </li></ul>
    36. 36. Login Customizes Your Homepage Stores recent actions Create a favorite journal list Create quick links within SD Create quick links outside SD
    37. 37. Now Let’s Take a Quick Tour <ul><li>Getting to </li></ul><ul><li>Go directly to www.sciencedirect.com </li></ul><ul><li>Access Elsevier journals through your library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Link directly to a SD articles from an another resource such as CrossRef, Medline, Scopus </li></ul>
    38. 38. Search Tips <ul><li>* finds a root word plus all the words made by adding letters to the end of it </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Behav* finds behave , behavioral , behaviour , etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>? replaces a character anywhere in a word, except the first character </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wom?n finds woman and women </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Proximity Connectors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>W/nn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PRE/nn </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Searches automatically adds “AND” to search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finds more records </li></ul></ul>
    39. 39. Phrase Searching Tips <ul><li>There are two options for searching a phrase: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loose phrase search – double quotes “ “ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exact phrase search – single quotes ‘ ‘ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Loose phrase search – enclose in double quotes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will search for documents where the words are adjacent to each other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does not insert the AND operator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will ignore punctuation, e.g, hyphens or apostrophes, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e.g., “heart-attack” will find docs with and without the hyphen </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ C++” or “C” will find the same results </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Exact phrase search – enclose in single quotes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stop words, punctuation, special characters and wildcards are searched </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ C++’ will only return docs with this exact character combination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ C’ will return different results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching for quotation marks requires a before the actual quotation mark </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>’best practice’ </li></ul></ul></ul>
    40. 40. Need more help? <ul><li>Click from any screen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Context sensitive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use the link </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistance with search forms and query writing syntax </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Visit the SD Info site for more user tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search tips, personalization/alerts, article display options, linking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://info.sciencedirect.com </li></ul></ul>
    41. 41. SD Info Site: http://info.sciencedirect.com User guides and tutorials available in Spanish
    42. 42. Thank you for your attention Elsevier Account Development Manager Lisa Layton [email_address] 770-621-7681
    43. 43. Together with libraries, we are dedicated to the sharing and proliferation of knowledge.