Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Using IEEE Xplore ® Elka Sloan Client Services Manager, Europe Madrid, October 11th, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Introduction to Using IEEE Xplore ® Elka Sloan Client Services Manager, Europe Madrid, October 11th, 2011
Agenda Overview –2x3 steps plus one slide To Google or not to Google IEEE Xplor Demo Questions & Answers 4/26/20152
Searching IEEE Xplore I 4/26/20153 Your School Customized Authentication Intuitive Search Interface Search automatically for singular/plural
4/26/20154 Searching IEEE Xplore II Additional keywordsContent typePublication Year Refine your search by specifying
4/26/20155 Searching IEEE Xplore III - processing your search Sorting option by ”Most Cited“ Processing options - Print - Results - Download Citations - Set Search Alert
Setting a Search Alert I 4/26/20156 Eliminate date restrictions!
Setting a Search Alert II 4/26/20157 Anyone can register for a Free Personal Account
Setting a Search Alert III 4/26/20158
IEEE Xplore Mobile Search IEEE Xplore on the go: 1.Get the top 10 search results 2.View abstracts 3. yourself the article
¿ Why search IEEE Xplore (when I can find everything in Google anyway) ? 4/26/ Search done on Google Scholar, Sep. 9th, 2011
Because Scientists have to be Cutting Edge ! The article that came on top in the Google search came 63rd in a ”Newest First“ sort of the same search performed on IEEE Xplore on the same day – i.e. 62 new works on a similar topic were published since it first came out Enough time for it to get cited by 14 others It takes time for any work to move up in Google’s popularity ranking 4/26/201511
Early Access articles are not easily available anywhere but on Xplore 4/26/201512
IEEE Xplore ® works very differently from Google/ Google Scholar 4/26/ Google –Ranks by popularity –No option to list chronologically –Crawls content every 2-4 weeks –NEVER up-to-date Xplore –Ranks by relevance –Gives option to list chronologically –Latest publications available as soon as peer-reviewed If you want to be cutting edge, IEEE Xplore ® is your place to be !