Database Vendors Information Table

Database/index name Index e-journals? Criteria: Same as print journals? research level articles required/peer reviewed non peer reviewed materials altering of text after publication allowed? archiving stability required Notes:
Agricola yes           slightly stricter guidelines for e-only journals
Applied Science and Technology Index yes yes     no yes journal must have track record over time
Biological Abstracts yes yes          
CAB Abstracts no            
Chemical Abstracts yes         yes journal must have a permanent address; and be publically available
Current Contents yes            
EiCompendex yes            
GeoRef yes yes no yes   yes URL in e-only citations; locate same as INSPEC
Inspec yes yes yes no   yes recommended by publisher and discovered by indexers in-house
MathSciNet yes   yes   yes yes  
Medline yes yes         will not re-index articles that are updated
Zoological Record yes yes no yes     some journals "selectively" indexed