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  • June 12, 2015 2005 Ovid Technologies [email protected] Jrn Hope Ovid
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  • June 12, 2015 2 AGENDA CONTENT ON [email protected] Subject Areas Publishers [email protected] ACCESS POINTS LINKING BROWSING SEARCHING [email protected] INTEGRATION LIVE SEARCHES Q & A
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  • June 12, 2015 3 Content on [email protected] Subject Areas MAJOR SUBJECT AREAS: Clinical Medicine Behavioral and Social Sciences Psychology Health Professions Life Sciences Nursing Pharmacology Science Biology Technology
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  • June 12, 2015 4 Content on [email protected] - Publishers Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Part of Wolters Kluwer Health) Around 200 Books McGraw-Hill OUP Facts & Comparisons NRC Research Press WebMD Pharmaceutical Press BMA American Society for Health System Pharmacists
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  • June 12, 2015 5 [email protected] Access Points [email protected] can be used in three ways Linking Jumpstarts can be used to link into individual books from Catalogues or home pages Browsing alphabetically by title, or by subject; opening a book and browsing the structure, which may include volumes, divisions, chapters, parts and pages Searching Once you have opened [email protected], Natural language searching is the default, but any other field may be searched, either alone or in combination
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  • June 12, 2015 6 Browsing [email protected] (Default Page)
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  • June 12, 2015 7 Browsing [email protected] Browsing by Title titles beginning with D for example Browsing by Subject alphabetically by subject using preset categories, a book may fall into more than one category Browse special books from Header
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  • June 12, 2015 8 Browsing [email protected] Browsing Table of Contents opening the structure of the book. Highlighting wraps around the selected chapter
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  • June 12, 2015 9 Book Searching Searching [email protected] From the Browse Books Screen Natural Language Searching is the default To search a single book open a book then search Current Book (or all books) Or search all books directly using Quick Search From the Main Search Screen Natural Language Searching is the default But fielded searching for Keyword, Author etc. are also available Limit to Book(s) to restrict searching to a book or group of books
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  • June 12, 2015 10 Searching Books from Book Display
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  • June 12, 2015 11 Searching Books Book Display
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  • June 12, 2015 12 Searching Books from Main Search Page
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  • June 12, 2015 13 Results
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  • June 12, 2015 14 Search History
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  • June 12, 2015 15 Results and Highlighted Passages
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  • June 12, 2015 16 Results and Print Preview
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  • June 12, 2015 17 Back of the Book Scroll using bar on the left to view: Front of Book Table of Contents Back of Book for Appendices Resources Color Plates Back of Book Index
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  • June 12, 2015 18 Back of the Book
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  • June 12, 2015 19 Back of the Book
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  • June 12, 2015 20 Back of the Book
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  • June 12, 2015 21 Natural Language Searching
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  • June 12, 2015 22 Natural Language Searching Ovid Natural Language uses four steps to help you search Ovid Books more thoroughly: Natural Language analysis Synonym Expansion Passage Searching Relevance Ranking
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  • June 12, 2015 23 Natural Language Analysis & Synonym Expansion Ovid filters to eliminate irrelevant terms and expands each concept using word variants taken from a proprietary medical lexicon. Obtain best results by: Stating your question as concisely as possible Using nouns more than verbs Avoiding common spelling errors Spell Check When searching [email protected], the software automatically expands your query: Singular and plural forms of your search terms (truncation ) Strong synonyms from a lexicon Hyponyms (car is a hyponym of vehicle) Acronyms (like an abbreviation) Alternative spellings (British or US English)
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  • June 12, 2015 24 Passage Searching & Relevance Ranking Search results involve passages of text which include your search terms (and/or their synonyms). The closer the terms are to one another, the more relevant the results are likely to be. Star Scores indicate how relevant passages are to your question. ***** All search concepts are present and complete **** All concepts are present but some are incomplete *** One concept is missing ** Two concepts are missing * More than two concepts are missing
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  • June 12, 2015 25 Using the Icons Keyword (or Title, Author, Book Name) Using Field Tags More Fields Keyword or More Fields Searching
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  • June 12, 2015 26 Keyword Searching
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  • June 12, 2015 27 Keyword Searching Results Display Alphabetically by Title
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  • June 12, 2015 28 Author Icon m-auth multiple authors automatically truncated, includes Author The person(s) credited with writing the book (usually on the spine) Chapter Authors Contributors to a chapter or part of a book Book Editors The person(s) credited with editing the book (usually in the front matter) These are also separately searchable Author Searching
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  • June 12, 2015 29 Editors and Authors Listed at Beginning of Book
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  • June 12, 2015 30 Title Searching Title Icon m-titl multiple titles automatically truncated, includes Chapter Titles Heading Titles Divisions The titles and headings include words which the author thought were important, so they can be useful to focus a search
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  • June 12, 2015 31 Chapter Title Display
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  • June 12, 2015 32 [email protected] INTEGRATION Search books together with journals and databases One-click links from book bibliographies to full text journals, bibliographic records, and external resources Ovid tools such as document ordering, personal accounts, statistics and Ask a Librarian Standard Ovid search interface
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  • June 12, 2015 33 Purchase Print Copy
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  • June 12, 2015 34 Purchase Print Copy
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  • June 12, 2015 35 New and Enhanced Features QuickSearch from Browsing Page More links back to Browse Books Search terms highlighted (yellow/red) in text and passages (search terms and synonyms) Location highlighted (green) in Table of Contents Table of Contents highlighting wraps around open book section Selecting within the Front of Book, TOC or Back of Book resets TOC highlighting and text frame (and crumbtrail beneath book title) Frame control allows suppression of the Title, Search and TOC displays Reference display shows citation and link(s) Limit to Book limits search result to one (or more) book(s) Optional Terms included in Search link shows terms used by NL searching Optional special books links in header Print Selection icons to quickly display and print passages Term Lookups show definitions when clicked
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  • June 12, 2015 36 SEARCHES http://gateway.ovid.com/ http://gateway.ovid.com/
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  • June 12, 2015 2005 Ovid Technologies Questions? Jrn Hope [email protected] Training information: http://www.ovid.com