Abstracting and indexing databases

CABI customers now benefit from seamless searching and one-click retrieval from its abstracting and indexing databases thanks to a major re-indexing project, according to the life sciences publisher.
All of the more than nine million records on CAB Direct have been re-indexed to bring them into line with the controlled vocabulary of the updated 2011 CAB Thesaurus. This has standardised indexing and searching across all database records from 1910 to the present day, which should enable the retrieval of all records for an organism or concept using the current up-to-date name, despite the fact that over time it may have been indexed using older names or terminology.
CABI also added more than 415,000 new Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to older database records.


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