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Electronic Journal Publishers

Electronic Journal Aggregators

Jump to publisher: Blackwell Electronic Journal Navigator · Catchword · Ebsco Online · Information Quest · ingenta · OCLC FirstSearch · Ovid Journals@Ovid · ProQuest · SwetsNetNavigator

Blackwell Electronic Journal Navigator
{navigator.blackwell.com}
Parent company Blackwell's (now part of Swets Blackwell)
{www.blackwell.uk.co}
Publishers covered 10-15 with over 1,800 journals
Full-text format(s) PDF, RealPage.
Whole file search? (fields searched) Available to subscribers only.
Journal search (fields searched) Available to subscribers only.
Table of contents notification? ???
Other personalized services? ???
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? No
Other info
Catchword
{http://www.ingentaconnect.com/}
Parent company Catchword
{http://www.ingentaconnect.com/}
Publishers covered 46, with 740 journals
Full-text format(s) PDF, RealPage, others
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- title, abstract, keywords, author, publisher; separate full text search. Open to non-subscribers.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- Same as former.
Table of contents notification? Yes
Other personalized services? No
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? Yes
Other info
EBSCO Online
http://www.ebsco.com/online/
Parent company EBSCO Information Services
{www.ebsco.com/}
Publishers covered ~322, with 5,075 journals on EBSCO, but not all are mounted at EBSCO Online, some just link through to publishers' web sites.
Full-text format(s) PDF, some HTML or RealPage
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- full text, publisher keywords, author, publisher, year or range of years, or journal volume and number. Open to subscribers only.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- Same as former
Table of contents notification? No
Other personalized services? No, though "filing cabinet" services are planned for later in 2000.
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? No
Other info
Information Quest
{http://www.informationquest.com}
Parent company Rowe.com
www.rowe.com
Publishers covered 61, with about 3,300 journals.
Full-text format(s) PDF, some HTML or RealPage
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- publisher, keywords, author, publisher, year or range of years, or journal volume and number. Subscribers only.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- Same as former
Table of contents notification? Yes
Other personalized services? No
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? Individual article purchase is for subscribers only.
Other info Searches can use natural language; will find "related terms" to those used.
ingenta
http://www.ingenta.co.uk/
Parent company ingenta
www.ingenta.co.uk
Publishers covered 35+, with 2,800+ journals.
Full-text format(s) PDF, some HTML or RealPage
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- title/abstract/keywords, author, journal, year, volume, issue. Open to non-subscribers.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- Same as former
Table of contents notification? Yes -- Called "Research Alerts"
Other personalized services? Yes -- favorite journals list
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? Yes for most publishers
Other info
OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online
{http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/about/}
Parent company OCLC
www.oclc.org
Publishers covered ~50, with about 2,100 journals at present
Full-text format(s) PDF; some also RealPage
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- Myriad fields in Advanced, plus full text. Subscribers only.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- same as former.
Table of contents notification? No
Other personalized services? No
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? Not yet, but planned.
Other info
Ovid Journals@Ovid
{http://www.ovid.com/site/catalog/journals_landing.jsp?top=2&mid=3&bottom=7&subsection=12}
Parent company Ovid
www.ovid.com
Publishers covered ~60, with ~360 journals
Full-text format(s) SGML; PDF becoming available
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- Myriad fields in Advanced, plus full text. Can limit searches to subscribed journals. Subscribers only.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- same as former.
Table of contents notification? No
Other personalized services? No
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? Not yet, but planned.
Other info Extensive linking between articles and to and from Ovid bibliographic databases.
ProQuest
www.proquest.com/proquest/
Parent company ProQuest
www.proquest.com
Publishers covered Over 1,000 from a variety of publishers
Full-text format(s) ASCII, ASCII plus graphics, PDF
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- Author, abstract, article title, source, personal, geographic or product names, or full text, limit to publication type, date range. Subscribers only.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- same as former.
Table of contents notification? No
Other personalized services? No
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? No
Other info Extensive linking between articles and to and from ProQuest bibliographic databases. Can browse with controlled vocabulary subjects.
SwetsNetNavigator
{https://www.swetswise.com/}
Parent company Swets Blackwell
www.swetsblackwell.com/
Publishers covered 65 publishers with over 3,300 titles.
Full-text format(s) PDF, some RealPage
Whole file search? (fields searched) Yes -- Table of contents info, abstracts. Subscribers only.
Journal search (fields searched) Yes -- same as former.
Table of contents notification? Yes -- Subscribers only.
Other personalized services? Yes -- "Favorites" lists, SDI (article alert) service
Individual electronic article purchase for non-subscribers? No
Other info Linking to bibliographic databases from a variety of sources.