ITM Library: journals

Report
E-Literature at ITM:
Access home & abroad
Dirk Schoonbaert, ITM Library, 25/11/2014
Examples
• 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: http://lib.itg.be/.
• 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: http://lib.itg.be/.
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E-Journals http://lib.itg.be/journals.htm
• 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], …
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E-Books http://lib.itg.be/ebooks.htm
• Collections: [email protected], 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).
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Databases http://lib.itg.be/datab.htm
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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.
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Additional e-resources
• VPN login from outside ITM: http://e-lib.itg.be/
Essential: a valid ITM network account!
[not managed by the ITM library].
• ITM library document delivery: [email protected]
• HINARI: http://www.who.int/hinari/en/ .
• Selected theme websites:
http://lib.itg.be/weblinks/tropical-medicine.php.
• Reading, writing, information retrieval, open access,
bibliometrics: http://lib.itg.be/journals.htm.
• [email protected]: PhD session on 29/01/15.
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