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Engineering Village
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Agenda
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What is Engineering Village?
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Setting up a personal account
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Searching Engineering Village
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How to use search results intelligently
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Creating RSS Feeds
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How to use Blog This!
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About Engineering Village
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Engineering Village is a discovery platform where
researchers can search multiple databases containing
a range of reliable sources:
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Premium bibliographic databases
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Reference databases
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Patent databases
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Engineering news and more
EV comprises diversified databases
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Compendex
Compendex covers over 175 engineering disciplines.
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Inspect
Inspec provides deep coverage in the fields of physics, electrical engineering, electronics and computer science.
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GeoBase
A multidisciplinary database that deeply indexes research literature across the earth sciences including geology, human and physical
geography, environmental sciences, oceanography and geomechanics.
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NTIS
The leading source of unclassified reports from US and international government agencies.
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Ei Patents
Comprehensive databases of patent content from the US Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Office combined with
Engineering Village’s research tools.
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Referex
Referex Engineering draws on hundreds of premium engineering books, to create a pool of answers to your reference questions.
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EnCompass LIT&PAT
EnCompassLIT & PAT are specialized databases offering coverage of worldwide scholarly literature and patents for the downstream
petroleum and petrochemical industries.
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Chimica
Chimica provides access to more than 30 years of coverage from over 600 of international journals in chemistry and chemical
engineering.
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CBNB
Chemical Business NewsBase (CBNB) contains news, in-depth commentary and insightful analysis on the chemical industry. CBNB
covers over 300 core trade journals, company newsletters, market research reports and other “grey literature” sources.
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PaperChem
The most effective bibliographic database available to the pulp and paper industry, PaperChem contains over half a million records,
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over 35 years, and references the leading journals, conference papers and technical reports.
EV: About Compendex
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“ Search” Issues
Search the text literally
Search the overtone of the Text
Task: Greenhouse effect
Task: Greenhouse effect
What would you possibly get ?
Can you search it ?
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Greenhouse painting
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Butterfly effect
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Green tea !
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House wife !
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“Greenhouse effect”
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What if the text mentions
nothing about Greenhouse effect
literally in the context?
Getting started: Personal Account
Use Personal
Account to:
• Set up e-mail and
RSS alerts
• Tag records
• Create groups
• Save records and
searches
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Register to create your
personal account
Quick Search
Select the database(s) you’d
like to search
Enter keyword and select
search field
Select limit and search
options
Stuck? View search tips or
context specific help
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Expert Search
Use large term entry
space for commandline query building
Browse
indexes to
locate precise
terms
Define fields
using search
codes
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Managing search results
Results Manager:
- Select records
- Choose display format
- Save, email, print, or
download results
View results count and sort
results
Link to full-text on publisher
site (when available)
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Too many results?
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Limit by field, document type, treatment type, publication
years, language, etc.
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Check thesaurus – try narrower terms
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Turn autostemming off
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Truncate with care
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cat* → cat, catalyst, catapults, caterpillar, etc.
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Use correct Boolean connector
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Quickly and easily refine search using facets
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Faceted Search Results
Facets include:
• Database (when
searching multiple)
• Author Name
• Author Affiliation
• Controlled Vocabulary
• Year
• Language
• Classification Codes
• And more
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Select terms to include or
exclude from search to
intelligently refine results
View record counts within
facets and export to a chart to
analyze trends in results
Including & Excluding Terms From Facets
Including Terms
“+” sign appears
between initial
keyword and terms
included from
facets
Excluding Terms
“-” sign appears
between initial
keyword and terms
included from
facets
Select the
button at the top of
the results list to remove search
terms
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Other features
In addition to the features reviewed today,
Engineering Village offers:
• Expert searching with Boolean Operators
• Saved record folders
• Linking to OpenURL resolvers
• Linking to document delivery services
• Ask an expert
• RSS feeds
• Blog This!
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RSS (Really Simple Syndication)
What is RSS?
• An XML format for distributing content on the internet
• Also known as syndication
Why is RSS Important?
• Content is delivered to the reader as it is updated
• Better focus on the content by avoiding distractions
such as pop-up advertisements and email spam
• Set up alerts so you’re notified any time a new record
that fits your search criteria is added to the database
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RSS (Really Simple Syndication)
Click the RSS icon if
you’d like to be
updated when new
records are added that
fit the search criteria.
Copy the link provided
and paste it in your
RSS Aggregator to
receive alerts.
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RSS Feed From Engineering Village
Paste url from box on
Engineering Village
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RSS delivered to your reader
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Blog This
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Link from a blog to a record of interest on
Engineering Village
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Create current awareness by highlighting new
publications in a popular subject area
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Create a forum from which to collaborate with
colleagues in your area of research
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Share information with an audience outside your
organization
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Blog This
Click the “Blog This”
button in the record’s
abstract or detailed
view.
Copy the code from the box in
the screen that appears and
paste it into your blog post.
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Blog a Record
Give the post a title
Paste the link from Engineering
Village’s “Blog This” box
Publish
Once published, the title
will link to the record’s
abstract.
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Create Groups
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Share records with a group, your institution, or
the entire Engineering Village community
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Tag Records
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Search other users’ tags to gain new perspectives
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Tag records with keywords for easy retrieval or to
share with other users
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Thank You!
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