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New Engineering Village monthly webinars: Top 2015 Highlights & Vision for the Future

on Wed, 01/13/2016 - 19:17

Engineers expect superior products. Learn how the Engineering Village team works to help meet their needs.

We invite you to register for our January webinar: “Engineering Village: 2015 Top Highlights & Vision for the Future," which will focus on user-driven features and content updates that were made to Engineering Village throughout 2015 and a look forward to 2016. If you are unable to attend the webinar, register and we will email you a recorded webcast that you may view at a later time.

Live webinar: Engineering Village: 2015 Top Highlights & Vision for the Future 
Date: Thursday, January

Elsevier, IEEE, The IET and ASCE join together to recommend best practices to ensure technical conference content quality

on Fri, 01/08/2016 - 18:14

“The aim of the recommended practices white paper is to bring forward best practices that will help to ensure that high-quality, scholarly conference content continues to be developed, published, and disseminated within the global information community for its own ultimate benefit.” – IEEE conference quality press release

In 2015, Judy Salk, Director of Product Management, Content for Engineering Village served as a panelist for "Building Industry Standards for Ensuring Conference Content Quality" at the IEEE Panel of Conference Organizers (POCO) meeting in Glasgow, Scotland to discuss

New Engineering Village tools and updated resources improve your engineering research in 2016

on Mon, 01/04/2016 - 16:33

Engineering Village ended 2015 on a high note with our 32nd consecutive product release in December.  As we embark on 2016, we remain dedicated to enhancing the quality and efficiency of our 12 database platform, as it supports your daily engineering research needs.

"There's nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, 
for a better tomorrow, for all humankind." - Bill Nye

We look forward to building a ‘better tomorrow’ with you in 2016. 

Engineering Village December updates:

1. Search History - improves accessibility

Search History

​Update: Scheduled maintenance for Engineering Village, December 20, 2015

on Mon, 12/14/2015 - 13:11

Due to scheduled maintenance, Engineering Village will experience a service outage from 7am to 11am EST (12:00pm GMT) on Sunday, December 20, 2015.  An alert notifying users of this outage will also post on EngineeringVillage.com.

Please use The World Clock Time Zone Converter to convert the announced planned outage time to your local time.

Thank you for your patience. Questions?

 

 

Ei Compendex Title Suggestion System

on Fri, 12/11/2015 - 03:26

Ei Compendex has launched an automated Title Suggestion System, www.engineeringvillage.com/title-suggestion, which handles the entire title evaluation process, from application to final decision. The new system provides a more robust and efficient service.

Key Benefits:

  • Editors and publishers submitting titles now benefit from detailed information on selection guidelines and criteria and will receive an acknowledgment email on receipt of their completed form. 
  • A dedicated email box for all communication related to title suggestions (titlesuggestion@engineeringvillage.com) provides

Engineering Village November Updates

on Thu, 12/03/2015 - 05:21

November marks our 31st consecutive monthly product release for Engineering Village. Please review a few of the highlights:

1. Responsive Search Codes in Expert Search

  • Search Codes are now responsive to databases selected in Expert Search.  Instead of Search Codes populating across all databases, only the Search Codes applicable to your current database selection will appear.

Search Codes

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. New tutorial training for Abstract and Detailed records

  • To initiate training, navigate to the record page first, before clicking Tutorial via the Support dropdown at the top right of the

Engineering Village announces interactive training tutorial for Thesaurus Search

on Fri, 11/06/2015 - 17:59

New training tutorial for Thesaurus Search improves search results 

The interactive Thesaurus Search training tutorial can be accessed via the Support menu at the top of the page by clicking Tutorial. First, enter the term you wish to search, then click Submit'to activate Tutorial.


Are you new to Thesaurus Search?

  • Learn three different search techniques using Search, Exact Term and the Browse Index 
  • Review related keyword terms for research topics to expand your research 
  • Use connectors 'AND', 'OR' to narrow or broaden your search results
  • Apply 'Limit to' options to further streamline your

Engineering Village October Updates

on Fri, 10/30/2015 - 00:06

Easily find important engineering information, faster

Locate 'go to' resources quickly with new features in 'My Preferences', that enable you to customize both search and facet settings. Note: You must register and/or log in to take advantage of these free upgrades.

1. Database default (search): Pre-select the database(s) you wish to search, then click 'Save' to set the search setting as your default. It's that simple.

Database default for search

Save time and increase productivity

2. Facet order (results): Pre-select your top 3 facets, in the preferred order you wish to review, on the search results page.

Improve your research experience with the latest updates and enhancements

on Wed, 10/07/2015 - 23:24

The Engineering Village team works continuously to bring product enhancements. Here is a list of the top 5 latest product highlights:

  1. Learn time-saving tips and improve search results from new interactive tutorials. When navigating to both the Expert Search and the Results pages for the first time, a tutorial prompt appears and guides you through using the page. 

2. Download search queries into a summary page. From the search results page, select  <PDF> and tick the checkbox <add search summary> under ‘format’ in the download options

3. In one click, preview abstracts directly on the

Engineering Village September Updates

on Tue, 10/06/2015 - 12:39

We are excited to announce the following Expert Search enhancements to guide your engineering research more effectively.

Expert Search enhancements:

  • Search codes are newly updated to help quicken discovery
  • A new interactive Expert Search tutorial helps guide you to better results by prompting tips and tricks during your research. For example:
    • Browse Indexes
      Did you know that selecting terms underneath Browse Indexes is the easiest way to conduct an Expert Search?
    • Search Codes
      Do you know how to use field tags to construct an Expert Search?
    • Search Tips
      Have you tried implementing Search Tips to

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