Presentation on theme: "Introduction to Current Contents Connect. What is CCC? A multidisciplinary current awareness resource –Browse and search journals, books and websites."— Presentation transcript:
What is CCC? A multidisciplinary current awareness resource –Browse and search journals, books and websites –Save searches and create email alerts –Table of Contents alerts via My Journal List File depth: 1998 to present New data added daily Contains: –8800+ journals –2200+ books –7000+ evaluated scholarly websites 7 discipline-specific Editions and 2 Collections
Editions and Disciplines CC Editions/ Collections Editions Arts & Humanities Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences Clinical Medicine Engineering Computing & Technology Life Sciences Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences Social & Behavioral Sciences Collections Business Collection Electronics and Telecommunications Collection CC DisciplineEditions are broken into narrower components to allow for more structured browsing and searching
What is eFirst? eFirst gives users direct access to article data before the article is published in a journal New articles added during daily CCC data updates eFirst articles are returned in CCC search results and alerts Full text linking available for e-journal subscribers
Search Field Options Topic Address/Institution Title (article) Author/Editor Journal Title Discipline Language Document Type Field Combination Set Combination
Search Tools SymbolRetrieves * Zero or more characters cell* = cell, cells, cellular $ Zero or one character tumo$r = tumor, tumour ? One character only wom?n = woman, women Phrase searching Search an exact phrase by enclosing it in quotation marks “pattern recognition” “climate change” SameTerms must occur within the same sentence, where “sentence” is generally a period-delimited string, in any order. In keyword fields, the SAME operator will retrieve records with search terms in the same keyword phrase.
Saving Searches and Creating Alerts Table of Contents alerts through My Journal List –View a session on creating a journal list: –http://www.brainshark.com/thomsonscientific/mjlhttp://www.brainshark.com/thomsonscientific/mjl –Access from any search page Saved searches and alerts –Daily, Weekly or Monthly email alerts –Since Last Visit option –Access from the Search History page
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