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1 E-Literature at ITM: Access home & abroad Dirk Schoonbaert, ITM Library, 25/11/2014

2 Knowledge base UpToDate: e.g. “ebola”, “malaria”, … Within the text: 1 or more references => PubMed (= bibliographic database, outside of UptoDate). Links to full-text: open access (e.g. PLoS), PubMed Central, subscribed content [?] or no link at all [?] => ITM Library website: Reference list, e.g. at the end of an article: more or less the same, often no clickable link, just a reference => ITM Library website: 2 Examples

3 Lancet: e-subscription (1995- ) [but print: 1945- ]. Lancet Infectious Diseases; Lancet Global Health (OA); But not: Lancet Neurology; Lancet Oncology); … NEJM (1993- ), Clinical Infectious Diseases (1997-), … AJTMH: subscription; includes full collection (1921- ). TM&IH: hybrid model: OA after a 12 month embargo. Medline with Full Text: 0 to 24 months embargo. Open access: DOAJ, PLoS, BMC [= BioMed Central], … 3 E-Journals

4 Collections: Books@ovid, Ebsco Clinical eBooks, Expert Consult, MyiLibrary, ITGPress, Springer, … Many options: buy once, annual subscription, open access, large vs. small, full vs. limited access, … E-Books list: small selection of individual examples. ITM Library Catalog: over 2,600 individual e-books. ITM Discovery Service: many more, e.g. > 2,000 Ebsco clinical e-books – but also: 28,000 library print books (evidently, most are without digital full text). 4 E-Books

5 12 ITM Library databases: 5 catalogs + 7 thematic. ITG Staff Publications (also: TropMed Central Antwerp). ITM’s Discovery Service: combines all ITM e-resources! AtoZ list of over 10,000 e-journals open to ITM. PubMed ( + PubMed Central: open access full text). ISI Web of Knowledge: multidisciplinary citation analysis. Incl. JCR = Journal Citation Reports: impact factors. UpToDate: clinical knowledge base. 5 Databases

6 VPN login from outside ITM: Essential: a valid ITM network account! [not managed by the ITM library]. ITM library document delivery: HINARI: Selected theme websites: Reading, writing, information retrieval, open access, bibliometrics: Courses@work: PhD session on 29/01/15. 6 Additional e-resources

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