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Welcome to our Embase webinar! Embase for biomedical searching: Content and        coverageYour host: Chris Flemming   You...
Registering in Embase                        2
Embase content & coverage                 Embase 1947 - 2012 Scope now extends over many niches in biomedicine            ...
Agenda• Scope and coverage• Embase focus areas• Journal content 2012• Journals by country & language• Journal selection po...
Evolution of Embase (1947-2012)            Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals (1947/8)            - 15 abstract journal tit...
Embase scope and coverage (2012)                       Other topics 28%                     Including public health, basic...
Embase vs MEDLINE scopeSimilar overall pattern of coverage... but with two major differences1. Pharmacology & toxicology  ...
Embase vs MEDLINESearching the difference
Embase focus areas Peer-reviewed literature in biomedical science -   Drug therapy and research, including pharmacology,  ...
Embase content - additional topics Embase traditionally includes much literature in health-related topics such as: -   Com...
Embase (active) journals in 2012Embase: now covers 7960 journals (20 March 2012)Indexed at Embase (5396 titles)           ...
Embase journals by country(all 7,960 titles in 2012)                                   RoW *             Asia             ...
MEDLINE journals (on PubMed)(5,592 titles* in 2012)                  Asia       RoW                             4.6%      ...
Embase unique journals(2,368 titles not in MEDLINE)                    RoW                      13.2%                     ...
Asian journal coverage in Embase    Country       Embase   MEDLINE   Embase unique    Japan          223       159        ...
Article language     Language                Embase (2010) *      MEDLINE (2010) ***     English                 824,587 (...
Embase List of Journals *Active Embase journal titles    Print                                             Indexed at Prio...
Journal selection policy Journal quality Judged primarily by 3 factors: - editorial board / peer review process - articles...
Embase journal growth (2009-2012)                                Embase uniqueJournals                        Shared title...
PollThe following slides were used to answer 3poll topics:  oRecords in Embase compared to MEDLINE  oHow to search for AiP...
Records in Embase All-in TOTAL in Embase                         25,153,489 records * Of which:   Indexed at Embase      ...
Embase records1.0 m800 K600 K400 K200 K        01   02   03   04   05   06   07   08   09   10   11
Embase records1.0 m             Medline on PubMed800 K600 K400 K200 K        01   02   03   04   05   06   07   08   09   ...
Conference abstracts1.0 m             Journal articles800 K600 K400 K200 K        01   02   03   04   05   06   07   08   ...
Additional Embase content All-in TOTAL in Embase                         25,153,489 records * Of which:   Conferences (20...
Embase List of Conferences *                                            Conference Name (Embase entry date        Conferen...
Embase workflow   Articles                               Journal issue  (pre-pub)                                (publishe...
Embase records
Embase currency (2009-2012)5.0      Weeks ahead (Embase vs MEDLINE on PubMed)4.03.02.01.00.01.0                           ...
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  1. 1. Welcome to our Embase webinar! Embase for biomedical searching: Content and coverageYour host: Chris Flemming Your presenter: Ian Crowlesmith
  2. 2. Registering in Embase 2
  3. 3. Embase content & coverage Embase 1947 - 2012 Scope now extends over many niches in biomedicine Multiple perspectives highlight different aspects of Embase
  4. 4. Agenda• Scope and coverage• Embase focus areas• Journal content 2012• Journals by country & language• Journal selection policy
  5. 5. Evolution of Embase (1947-2012) Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals (1947/8) - 15 abstract journal titles, growing to more than 40 - abstract journals (not citation indexes) - controlled indexing (later branded as “Emtree”) EMBASE database online (1974) - first commercial offering via Lockheed Dialog - now available on multiple online platforms EMBASE becomes Embase (2009) - additional MEDLINE content licensed from NLM - online availability extended back to 1947 - original abstracts (1947-1974) become available as Embase Classic
  6. 6. Embase scope and coverage (2012) Other topics 28% Including public health, basic biomedical science and topics included from MEDLINE
  7. 7. Embase vs MEDLINE scopeSimilar overall pattern of coverage... but with two major differences1. Pharmacology & toxicology Embase: 11.2% (889 titles) MEDLINE: 8.3% (465 titles) Clinical Medicine Insights: Therapeutics New Zealand African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Nigeria Anales de la Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia Spain Ankara Universitesi Eczacilik Fakultesi Dergisi Turkey Arhiv za Farmaciju Serbia2. General clinical medicine Salud(i)Ciencia Argentina Salus Venezuela Embase: 10.5% (835 titles) Sapporo Medical journal Japan Scientia Medica Brazil MEDLINE: 8.9% (495 titles) Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences Iran
  8. 8. Embase vs MEDLINESearching the difference
  9. 9. Embase focus areas Peer-reviewed literature in biomedical science - Drug therapy and research, including pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutics and pharmacoeconomics - Clinical and experimental (human) medicine, including psychiatry and mental health - Biomedical engineering + medical devices - Public health, including occupational and environmental health - Basic and applied biological science relevant to human medicine, e.g. physiology, biotechnology and forensic science - Health policy and management
  10. 10. Embase content - additional topics Embase traditionally includes much literature in health-related topics such as: - Complementary and alternative medicine 89 journal titles in Embase e.g. Osteopathische Medizin (Urban und Fischer) - Substance dependence and abuse traditional topics initiated - Pollution control relevant to human medicine as EM abstract journals In addition, with the expansion to include all of MEDLINE, Embase now has extensive coverage of: - Nursing 270 titles - Dentistry 183 titles - Veterinary science 123 titles
  11. 11. Embase (active) journals in 2012Embase: now covers 7960 journals (20 March 2012)Indexed at Embase (5396 titles) Indexed by MEDLINE (e.g on PubMed) (5592 titles) 2368 journals 3028 journals 2564 journals* Indexed at Embase Indexed at Embase Indexed by MEDLINE Unique to Embase Also covered by MEDLINE Also in MEDLINESearch: Search: Search: [embase]/lim AND [medline]/lim NOT [embase]/lim [medline]/lim [embase]/lim * Converted to Embase format as described in the “Coverage of MEDLINE in Embase” white paper (May 2011)
  12. 12. Embase journals by country(all 7,960 titles in 2012) RoW * Asia 7.2% Europe 9.3% 49.7% 33.8% North America * RoW = Rest of the World (esp. Australia & New Zealand, Africa, South America)
  13. 13. MEDLINE journals (on PubMed)(5,592 titles* in 2012) Asia RoW 4.6% Europe 6.4% 48.5% 40.5% North America * As defined within Embase, with some titles merged
  14. 14. Embase unique journals(2,368 titles not in MEDLINE) RoW 13.2% Europe Asia 16.2% 52.7% 17.9% North America  82% of Embase-unique titles are from outside N. America
  15. 15. Asian journal coverage in Embase Country Embase MEDLINE Embase unique Japan 223 159 64 India 197 45 152 China 143 89 54 South Korea 50 20 30 Pakistan 35 5 30 Singapore 31 12 19 Taiwan 17 7 10 Bangladesh 11 3 8 Hong Kong 10 3 7 Malaysia 9 4 5 Nepal 6 5 1 Thailand 5 4 1 Indonesia 2 1 1 Sri Lanka 2 1 1 Philippines 1 1
  16. 16. Article language Language Embase (2010) * MEDLINE (2010) *** English 824,587 (89%) ** 661,667 (92%) Non-English 11% 8% German 17,320 7,004 French 13,552 8,827 Spanish 12,519 7,311 Portuguese 5,303 4,004 Italian 3,146 1,672 Turkish 3,646 675 Chinese 23,757 11,523 Japanese 7,820 5,655 * [embase]/lim OR [medline]/lim AND [2010]/py AND english:la ** also excluding conference abstracts *** [medline]/lim AND [2010]/py AND english:la
  17. 17. Embase List of Journals *Active Embase journal titles Print Indexed at Priority Articles Indexed by e-ISSN Publisher Country(20 March 2012) ISSN Embase journal in Press MedlineJournal of interpersonal Sage United 08862605 15526518 Yesviolence Publications StatesJournal of interprofessional Informa United 13561820 14699567 Yescare Healthcare KingdomJournal of Interventional Springer 1383875X 15728595 Netherlands Yes Yes Yes YesCardiac Electrophysiology NetherlandsJournal of Interventional Blackwell United 08964327 15408183 Yes Yes Yes YesCardiology Publishing Inc StatesJournal of Interventional Landes United 21541280 21541299 YesGastroenterology Bioscience StatesJournal of Interventional Decker 19160518 19160518 Canada YesOncology Publishing * Full list available from: http://www.embase.com/info/what-is-embase/coverage
  18. 18. Journal selection policy Journal quality Judged primarily by 3 factors: - editorial board / peer review process - articles written in English language - publication by one of ca. 100 major publishers Journal selection process Q1-Q3: journal samples are reviewed & scored for quality Q4: selection is based on quality, topic, country/language Q1 : selected new journal content is added to Embase Priority journals - journal quality indicator, not an indicator of processing speed - searchable as a Quick Limit (see Advanced Search) - Embase currently has 2233 priority journals
  19. 19. Embase journal growth (2009-2012) Embase uniqueJournals Shared titles Delivered by MEDLINE 8000 +189 6000 4000 +55 2000 +30 0 2009 2010 2011 2012
  20. 20. PollThe following slides were used to answer 3poll topics: oRecords in Embase compared to MEDLINE oHow to search for AiP, In Process and conference abstracts oEmbase workflow and currencyThe audience voted to show indicatetheir preferences.
  21. 21. Records in Embase All-in TOTAL in Embase 25,153,489 records * Of which:  Indexed at Embase 15,771,895 records  Delivered by MEDLINE 9,381,594 records (MeSH terms mapped to Emtree) Other data:  MEDLINE on PubMed 19,673,026 records  Embase-unique on Embase 5,585,597 records  Embase Classic (1947-1974) ** 1,820,335 records * Results on 13 May 2012; excludes Articles in Press / In-process ** Available with Embase as part of Embase.com
  22. 22. Embase records1.0 m800 K600 K400 K200 K 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
  23. 23. Embase records1.0 m Medline on PubMed800 K600 K400 K200 K 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
  24. 24. Conference abstracts1.0 m Journal articles800 K600 K400 K200 K 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
  25. 25. Additional Embase content All-in TOTAL in Embase 25,153,489 records * Of which:  Conferences (2009 - present) 2,420 conferences  Conference abstracts (2009 - present) 718,694 abstracts Pre-indexed data:  Articles in Press 105,073 records  In Process records 13,315 records * Results on 13 May 2012; excludes Articles in Press / In-process
  26. 26. Embase List of Conferences * Conference Name (Embase entry date Conference ConferenceYear Source Abst Entry Date up to 31 March 2012) Location Date Neuropathology and Applied 113th Meeting of the British London, United 2012-01-11 to2012 78 07-Feb-12 Neurobiology (2012) 38 SUPPL. 1 Neuropathological Society Kingdom 2012-01-13 Neurourology and Urodynamics 2012 Annual Winter Meeting of the Society New Orleans, LA, 2012-02-28 to2012 182 12-Mar-12 (2012) 31:2 for Urodynamics and Female Urology United States 2012-03-03 6th World Congress - World Institute of Miami Beach, FL, 2012-02-04 to2012 Pain Practice (2012) 12 SUPPL. 1 740 03-Feb-12 Pain United States 2012-02-06 Parkinsonism and Related WFN 19th World Congress on Parkinsons 2011-12-11 to2012 Shanghai, China 908 04-Jan-12 Disorders (2012) 18 SUPPL. 2 Disease and Related Disorders 2011-12-14 Pediatrics International (2012) 54 10th International Kawasaki Disease 2012-02-07 to2012 Kyoto, Japan 289 29-Feb-12 SUPPL. 1 Symposium - "From Genetics to Clinics" 2012-02-10 Peritoneal Dialysis International San Antonio, TX, 2012-02-26 to2012 32nd Annual Dialysis Conference 96 29-Mar-12 (2012) 32 SUPPL. 1 United States 2012-02-28 Psycho-Oncology (2012) 21 9th Annual Conference of the American Miami, FL, 2012-02-23 to2012 232 21-Feb-12 SUPPL. 1 Psychosocial Oncology Society, APOS United States 2012-02-25 Reproduction, Fertility and Annual Conference of the International Phoenix, AZ, 2012-01-07 to2012 240 28-Dec-11 Development (2012) 24:1 Embryo Transfer Society, IETS 2012 United States 2012-01-10 Reproduction, Fertility and Phoenix, AZ, 2012-01-07 to2012 DABE Symposium 2012 12 28-Dec-11 Development (2012) 24:1 United States 2012-01-07 Rheumatology (2012) 51 SUPPL. 2012-01-25 to2012 Excellence in Rheumatology 2012 Madrid, Spain 146 21-Feb-12 1 2012-01-28* Full list available on: http://www.embase.com/info/what-is-embase/conference-coverage
  27. 27. Embase workflow Articles Journal issue (pre-pub) (published) (160K records) (300K records) <1 week <2 weeks update update Articles in In process Fully indexed Press (AiPs) records (IPs) <1 week records 1m records 260K records 420K records Deduplication MEDLINE + conversion (>700K records) articles <1 week single step 250K records Journal (supp.) Conference (published) abstracts
  28. 28. Embase records
  29. 29. Embase currency (2009-2012)5.0 Weeks ahead (Embase vs MEDLINE on PubMed)4.03.02.01.00.01.0 Data for 6 journals tracked2.0 from 2009 – present *3.04.0 Mar Jun Sep Dec Mar Jun Sep Dec Mar Jun Sep Dec Mar 2009 2010 2011 * BMJ, JAMA, New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Nature, Science
  30. 30. Questions & Answers
  31. 31. • A Q&A will be sent by email. • For more information and questions please contact bdtraining@elsevier.com • Our next Embase webinar is scheduled for June 20th and will be an introduction webinar. • Go to www.trainingdesk.elsevier.com/embase for all training related materials and webinar recordings.Please fill out the survey thatappears on you screen afterleaving the webinar.

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