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The Top 5 innovations from 2014 - how many did you spot?

on Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:25

Everything we do here at Engineering Village is aimed at making you more successful in your work. We want you to be confident that the information you access is of an unimpeachably high quality and search results are relevant, complete and accurate. Since we’re continuously adding new features and content to the platform, we thought we’d take this opportunity to highlight our top 5 of the most significant developments made available to you in 2014.  

  1. AutoSuggest
    Finding the right engineering search terms can be very difficult.

Ei Compendex Conference Expansion Program is completed and exceeded its target

on Thu, 02/05/2015 - 07:38

The Conference Expansion Program is now completed, exceeding its original goal with over 1,000 conference titles, 6,000 conference events and 400,000 conference papers newly covered in Ei Compendex. 

Benefits for Ei Compendex users

The Conference Expansion Program exceeded its original goal with over 1,000 conference titles, 6,000 conference events and 400,000 conference papers newly covered in Ei Compendex.
The Conference Expansion Program focused on disciplines where the communication of findings at international meetings is especially important, like Computer Science and Engineering.

Release Date: 
February 5 2015
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3 great reasons to visit www.elsevier.com/engineering-village

on Tue, 02/03/2015 - 08:15

There are three very good reasons to visit www.elsevier.com/engineering-village, both if you are a librarian or researcher.

  1. We have completely redesigned the database section, providing a full overview of all available databases on Engineering Village.
    http://www.elsevier.com/online-tools/engineering-village/contentdatabase-overview

     
  2. You have access to the latest and greatest updated factsheets, providing insight in the facts, figures, benefits and value you need to know on how to get the most out of Engineering Village.

GEOBASE and GeoRef results enriched with Citation Counts, Citation Details and Author Profiles from Scopus

on Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:46

Next to Ei Compendex and Inspec, GEOBASE and GeoRef result page has been enriched with Citation Counts, Citation Details and Author Profiles from Scopus.

These new features will help Geoscientists across the globe to understand how research is being used, identify key opinion leaders in specific fields and understand what they are researching.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The Citation Counts appear in search results near each article that contains one or more citations within the abstract and indexing database Scopus.

By clicking on the link, you automatically connect to the Scopus page for the

Release Date: 
January 4 2015

Solve problems easy and fast! Equation Solver available now on Engineering Village

on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:44

Solve problems easy and fast using the equation solver (powered by Knovel). This new tool is free for all Engineering Village subscribers:

  • Browse collections of practical equations and worked examples, use the built-in Equation Solver to calculate, and export your calculation for reports or sharing knowledge
  • Create a worksheet from scratch by combining text, math, images, and plots. Have easy one-click access to a toolbox containing math functions, engineering units, programming structures, and math symbols used in engineering formulas

Knovel Interactive Equations features authoritative

Release Date: 
December 2 2014

One click access with the Engineering Village search widget

on Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:03

Librarian special edition post-

The widget is a tiny application that runs on the institution or library website, providing direct access to Engineering Village. Rather than having your patrons search for access clicking through several web pages or sifting through bookmarks, they can use the widget to access Engineering Village quickly and conveniently!

How does it work?

The Search Widget allows 1 click access to Engineering Village from almost anywhere on the web.

Release Date: 
November 21 2014

Infograph: Facts and Value Visualised for Engineering Village and Compendex

on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:12

Here is some great content for you to share!

The infograph shows some cool facts and opinions about how users experience using Engineering Village and Ei Compendex

For instance how Engineering Village content and features help them be more effective in research.

Or how much time is spent on searching for information.

And how much time they save by using Engineering Village!

To full version of the Infograph can be downloaded here.

You can also download the print version here.

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5 new videos that help researchers get to the right results

on Fri, 10/24/2014 - 06:39

The Engineering Village team has launched 5 new videos that teach new users how to search on Engineering Village and more experienced users how to get the most out of Engineering Village.

- Improve your search strategy
- Your best path to relevant results
- Build customized searches
- Evaluate and refine your results
- Quick & effective searching

Watch the new videos on our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/EngineeringVillage/videos

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Engineering Village Improves User Preferences and Introduces One-Click Download

on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:06

Improved User Preferences

Saving and organizing information retrieved from Engineering Village is easier than ever with improved document naming features.
From the download setting menu, enter text to be used as the prefix for all downloaded files from Engineering Village.
Each file downloaded will use the prefix entered with its respective file name extensions for the duration of the session.
For users who have registered and are logged in, the options chosen on the download settings menu can be saved as defaults by clicking the Save to My Preferences check box.

 

 

One-Click Download

Release Date: 
October 14 2014

Engineering Village Tips & Tricks at Your Fingertips

on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 07:17

Engineering Village is the first choice for serious engineering research.
It’s an invaluable resource for students, researchers and faculty to stay up-to-date in their field, acquire knowledge in new areas, set up research proposals and write papers.
Take full advantage of Engineering Village and experience the leading information discovery tool trusted by engineers across the globe.
These Tips & Tricks on supporting resources will help you get the most out of Engineering Village.

 

Don’t hesitate to share this knowledge!

 

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Engineering Village launches ‘Save to Dropbox’ feature

on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:01

Importing results to Dropbox is easy on Engineering Village.

From your Results page, select “Download”, choose the format of the record, and then select the Dropbox “Save” button.

Seven formats are available for selection, and you can then select and change the designated folders within Dropbox.

Save to Dropbox is especially convenient when you need access to Engineering Village records from anywhere outside of the Engineering Village product itself.

 

Release Date: 
June 27 2014

Engineering Village launches ‘Save to Google Drive’ and ‘User Preferences’ features

on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:05

Save to Google Drive

Importing results to Google Drive is easy on Engineering Village. From your Results page, select “Download”, choose the format of the record, and then select the Google Drive “Save” button. Seven formats are available for selection, and you can then select and change the designated folders within Google Drive. Save to Google Drive is especially convenient when you need access to Engineering Village records from anywhere outside of the Engineering Village product itself.

Screenshot:  Download to Google Drive

User Preferences

Engineering Village users who login with their User Profile can set default options for

Release Date: 
May 15 2014

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