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EXPERT SEARCHING SERVICE

 

  • Provides expert searching of databases PubMed and Web of Knowledge and others
  • Teaches classes in database searching to researchers, graduate students, residents
  • Provides individualized sessions or tutorials teaching database searching
  • Performs more complex individual subject searches on research topics
  • Searches multiple databases for compliance with the Animal Welfare Act including the databases of the Animal Welfare Information Center.  The Act requires the searching of at least 2 or 3 databases as part of a grant application involving animal models
  • Web of Knowledge menu:
    • Web of Science shows authors citing other authors and includes the numbers of citations
    • BIOSIS Previews  has biological journals which are not in PubMed
    • ISI Proceedings presents conference proceedings
    • "All Databases" enables a federated search of MEDLINE (PubMed) along with Web of Science, BIOSIS Previews and ISI Proceedings and some government databases
    • HighlyCited tells you which researchers are the most frequently cited by other authors and gives biographical data
    • Biology Browser offers information about organisms and geography
  • Research resources page

  • Contact: Christopher Stewart at x7447 and cstewart@downstate.edu