According to the CABI internal selection criteria of potentially yield, scientific value and geographic origin and judged the content to be both novel and important for indexing coverage within CAB Abstracts database.
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Andrea Powell, Executive Director Publishing, CABI said: “The inclusion of Global Health onto the ISI Web of Knowledge is great news for the research community around the world. Its brings together all of CABI’s core products on the ISI Web of Knowledge platform for the first time, giving researchers powerful tools to exploit the world’s definitive public health database.”
Derived from over 3500 journals, plus reports, books and conferences, Global Health contains over 1.2 million scientific records from 1973 to the present and more than 90,000 records are added each year. The addition of these records provide users access to weekly content updates, the ability to detect emerging trends to pursue successful research and grant acquisition, and help to identify potential collaborators through their publication records.
Indexing coverage helps to promote the visibility of indexed titles to global users of the databases. Database users can easily alert themselves to relevant articles in their field of interest, which in turn results in them acquiring the full-text from the original publication source. The journal URL and DOI (where available) are included in the CABI index record for this purpose. Indexed publications are listed in the Serial Cited list on the CABI website, which is updated quarterly.
CABI is a not-for-profit, international treaty organization dedicated to the dissemination of scientific knowledge. It produces two abstract databases in the applied life sciences: CAB Abstracts and Global Health. CABI has a long established reputation of indexing scientific literature, with electronic archives containing records for literature dating back to 1913. The CAB Abstracts and Global Health databases are used by government and international agencies, academic institutions and commercial organizations worldwide to search and identify relevant literature.