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BIOSIS Previews, which combines the well-established printed references
and Biological Abstracts/RRM
Meetings) into a single electronic database, is renowned for its quality and
in-depth coverage of the world's biological and biomedical literature.
Life science information continues to grow at an exponential rate. As the volume
of published research continues to expand, the task of acquiring this information
becomes increasingly complex. Scientists in today's environment need to have
access to information through a comprehensive and global resource. BIOSIS'
products and services supply access to millions of primary literature references in
an organized, easy-to-use manner.
The strengths and benefits to the user come from unparalleled indexing, which
will be explained in this course. Retrieving relevant references from such a
comprehensive information resource requires some basic knowledge and skills. It
is the objective of this course to provide the appropriate background for efficient
and effective use of these reference tools.