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Title: InfoTrac


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InfoTrac
  • Periodical Solutions for Academic Libraries

Q1 2008
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Award Winning Platform
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Content Overview
11,600 Titles 2,972 Magazines for Libraries 6,756
Full Text 5,493 Unique Titles
  • 12,510 Titles
  • 8,317 Peer Reviewed
  • 5,052 Full Text
  • 1,864 Active, Full-text Peer Reviewed no embargo

More than 18,600 titles combined
Academic Journals General Magazines
Academic OneFile 60 Unique
General OneFile 60 Unique
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Periodical database options from InfoTrac
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Academic OneFile Content Overview
  • What Makes up Academic OneFile?

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The Premier Academic Database
  • Largest collection of peer-reviewed journals
  • Largest collection of active full-text journals
    with no embargo Only 389 titles have an embargo
  • Largest collection of journals with Impact
    Factors
  • Seamlessly integrated with Thomson ISIs Web of
    Science and Journal Citation Reports
  • Cited References forward and backward
  • Direct links to
  • Ingenta
  • JSTOR
  • ProjectMuse
  • Blackwell Synergy
  • Science Direct and Scopus
  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI) links embedded in
    articles
  • Full OpenURL compliance

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  • Academic OneFile will not
  • Duplicate your librarys existing resources.
  • Thwart users research with embargoes. Less than
    300 titles are under embargo.
  • Academic OneFile will
  • Provide full-text access to content found in
    major indices such as CINAHL, ERIC, BIOSIS,
    EconLit, RILM, PsycINFO.
  • Provide peer-reviewed journals that your students
    need.

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2008 Academic Content Acquisition Strategy
Database Full-text titles in AONE Full-Text titles in EBSCO Titles Unique to AONE
AGRICOLA 215 232 149
Biological Abstracts (BIOSIS) 360 377 214
CINAHL 619 489 411
EconLit 143 321 94
ERIC 891 647 422
GeoRef 198 178 166
Inspec 432 473 357
MEDLINE 832 802 493
MLA International Bibliography 358 317 281
PsycINFO 547 563 348
RILM 333 219 195
SPORTDiscus 134 123 92
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How we compare
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New Content 2007
  • Full-text of the New York Times from 1985 to
    present day. Times of London from 1985.
    Financial Times from 1996.
  • Full audio collection of NPR programs from 1990
    to present, with searchable transcripts.
  • Audio versions of major medical journals.
  • Full BioMed Collection, with no embargoes.

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Not Your Typical Periodical Database
  • Full collection of Elsevier abstracts for 2,200
    journals back to 1996.
  • Key, peer-reviewed journals published in Spanish,
    French and other European languages. All
    articles can also be translated into 8 different
    languages.
  • Major reference sets such as the Gale
    Encyclopedia of Science, Gale Encyclopedia of
    Medicine, and the Encyclopedia of World
    Biography.
  • Near-complete Economist Intelligence Unit series
    in full-text with no embargo.

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Breaking OneFile Down Subject specific breakouts
Additional, Subject-specific databases available
to you
Information Science and Library Issues Insurance
and Liability Collection Military and
Intelligence Database Nursing and Allied
Health Pop Culture Collection Psychology
Collection Religion Philosophy Collection Small
Business Collection Sports Medicine and Physical
Therapy Tourism, Hospitality and
Leisure Vocations, Careers and Technical
Education War and Terrorism Collection
  • Agriculture Collection
  • Business Economics and Theory
  • Communications and Mass Media
  • Computer Database
  • Criminal Justice Collection
  • Diversity Studies Collection
  • Environmental Studies and Policy
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Transgender Issues
  • General Reference Center Gold
  • General Science Collection
  • Health Reference Center Academic

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Breaking OneFile Down Subject specific breakouts
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New content for 2008
  • 45 peer reviewed journals in Biotechnology and
    other areas from Mary Ann Liebert Inc.
    http//www.liebertpub.com/ all in full text.
    EBSCO only has 9 in active full text.
  • Founded in 1980, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. is
    universally acknowledged for publishing
    authoritative peer-reviewed journals, books, and
    trade magazines in the most promising areas of
    biotechnology, biomedical research/life sciences,
    clinical medicine and surgery, and law.

Key Titles AIDS Research and Human
Retroviruses Bariatric Nursing and Surgical
Patient Care Biosecurity and Bioterrorism
Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and
ScienceBiotechnology Law Report Cloning and Stem
Cells Election Law Journal Human Gene Therapy
Journal of Interferon Cytokine Research Journal
of Neurotrauma Journal of Child and Adolescent
Psychopharmacology Obesity Management Stem Cells
and Development
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New content for 2008
  • Links to live surgeries from OR LIVE

Medical students will have the ability to view a
live surgery from plastic surgery to vascular
surgeries Academic OneFile will provide both
articles and video! Hyperlinks from the
Multimedia Tab will take students directly to the
webcast.
Rhinoplasty, Knee Replacement, Heart Transplant,
Robotic-Assisted Prostatectomy, Craniotomy
Treatment for Meningioma Tumors, Anterior Spinal
Fusion, Kyphoplasty for Vertebral Compression
Fractures
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New content for 2008
  • More than 50 titles in Full Text from the
    American Bar Association.
  • Titles include both Newsletters and Journals

Key Titles Business Law today Criminal
Justice Labor and Employment Law
ABA Journal Fidelity and Surety Digest State and
Local Law News
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New content for 2008
  • These refereed scientific research journals have
    established a unique medium for the publication
    of new developments and advances in humanities
    and social sciences science, engineering,
    technology, interdisciplinary research,
    development and education.
  • Key Titles
  • International Journal of Chemical and
    Biomolecular Engineering
  • International Journal of Mathematical, Physical
    and Engineering Sciences
  • International Journal of Applied Mathematics and
    Computer Sciences
  • International Journal of Electrical, Computer,
    and Systems Engineering
  • International Journal  of Computer Systems
    Science and Engineering

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New content for 2008
  • Abstract linking agreement with Walter De Gruyter
    for almost 100 titles.
  • For more than two-hundred and fifty years the
    name Walter de Gruyter has been synonymous with
    high-quality, landmark publications in the
    humanities and natural sciences. The scope of
    their publishing program includes theology and
    philosophy, biology and chemistry, linguistics
    and literature, mathematics and physics, history
    and archaeology, as well as law and medicine. In
    all these areas de Gruyter has consistently
    partnered with exceptional scholars to establish
    itself as a key international publisher.

www.degruyter.com
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PowerSearch Customize Academic OneFile
  • PowerSearch Gives you the ability to add
    reference works to your periodical collections
  • Available through our Gale Virtual Reference
    Library collection
  • Results are displayed within the database Books
    tab

E-Books displayed here
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PowerSearch and E-Books
  • Research/Reference books online
  • Full flexibility with your collection
  • No readers, no check-outs, no barriers
  • Unlimited usage
  • Cross search with Academic OneFile
  • You own the content forever

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eBook vs. eReference
Traditional eBook GVRL
Book access is restricted to one user per session Content is accessible by multiple users, like a database
Content is only available in PDF Content is available in both HTML and PDF formats for easy reading
Content cannot be translated into multiple languages Content is translatable into 8 different languages
Cannot be seamlessly cross-searched with other databases Full cross-search capability
Content often requires a reader download No readers, no downloads
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Some key reference works currently available
2007 Dartmouth Award Winner Focuses on all
aspects of Jewish history and culture. 22 volume
set, fully searchable.
This is a foundational work, in the mode of
Encyclopedia of Philosophy and Encyclopedia of
Religion. Key topics include wealth and income
distribution, economic aid, food production,
water rights, healthcare, etc. 3000 new articles
in the 2nd edition. Serves as a general-purpose
introduction to the field. Ideal for all academic
and public libraries
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PowerSearch with The Gale Virtual Reference
Library
  • More than 2000 reference works to choose from
  • Hundreds of Award Winners
  • 45 publishers

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Key Partners Elsevier
  • Elseviers full reference collection
  • 47 reference titles covering chemistry,
    mathematics, medicine, animals, physics, and
    physical and social science.
  • Full 2007 list, as well as major reference from
    2000 forward
  • Allows Gale to provide more STM reference to the
    academic market, especially in hard sciences
  • Cross-searchable with Academic OneFile

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Key Partners Sage
  • Sage reference collection
  • Full collection available via GVRL (44 titles),
    even though they have their own platform.
  • Publisher focused mainly on social sciences.
  • Content is similar to Gales in nature, but fills
    subject areas we do not cover.
  • Cross-searchable with Academic OneFile

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PowerSearch New Features
  • Did You Mean?
  • Search alerts in PowerSearch, with RSS export
    capability
  • Improved user interface, with easier access to
    limiters
  • Improved document display, with easier access to
    InfoMarks and document tools
  • Improved How-to-Cite functionality
  • Tab configuration
  • Enhanced Subject Guide with topic groupings, as
    well as limit by subject and limit by document
    type
  • Search within Results

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Did You Mean?
Did You Mean? offers suggestions when a user
misspells a term or phrase. Below, a search on
alcoholizm brings forth the following
suggestions.
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Also Try
Also Try feature helps users find better
information. Example below suggests Capital
Punishment when user searches on death penalty.
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Better Results
Colored Tabs, with number of results per tab.
Libraries can choose their default tab.
Reference has been changed to Books, as it is
a term more users are familiar with.
Instant Limiters allowing users to quickly find
information.
Easy access to limiters, including Search Within
Results
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Better Document Display
Document Tools tell user what they can do with
the article view PDF, print, email, cite,
translate, etc.
Visible document subject headings.
Fielded values provide more information about the
article.
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Improved Citations
Improved citations now include accurate fields
and formatting, per latest APA and MLA standards.
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Search Alerts/RSS
Users can now generate a Search Alert when
viewing results or a Journal Alert when viewing a
publication. This service pushes new content to
the user via email as it is loaded into the
database(s). Users can also take advantage of
Gales RSS service, which automatically sends
content into their reader.
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More Publication Details
Journal Alerts now available.
Expanded details include a publication
description, embargo and coverage information,
publisher contact information, etc.
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  • More Peer-Reviewed Titles
  • Award winning search platform
  • Unique customization with Gale Virtual Reference
    Library
  • The premier platform for academic research

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  • Questions and Answers.
  • Thank you.
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