VIEWS: 4 PAGES: 33 POSTED ON: 9/13/2012
CAB Abstracts on CAB Direct Chris Ison International Training Manager Advanced Searching of CAB ABSTRACTS on CAB Direct Field Searching CABICODES The CAB Thesaurus Subject Codes Additional Fields Search Limits Free-Text Index English Item Title Original Item Title Conference Title Personal Authors/Editors Corporate Authors Source Title Publisher Abstract Descriptor Organism Descriptor Geographic Location CABI Indexing Fields Identifier Broad Term CAS Registry Numbers CABICODES ISSN/ISBN DOI CABI Record Number Database fields and their search tags, found in the Help file. The CAB Direct Help File with links to two useful user guides in PDF file format. Other guides can be found at www.cabi.org via “Database users” link. CAB Direct guides. Short video tutorials. Sample searches. Title Fields The title of the original article All records have an English title non-English articles may have an Original Language title Additional Title Word searchable Useful for reference searching Examples: title:”cattle production” title:(forestry AND ecotourism) Authors and Editors Personal Authors Author variations included Editors’ names included in author search Search as complete names e.g au:smith au:smith-j-a Corporate Authors included in Author search but also searchable separately using ca: Remember variations e.g. ca:"world health organization" ca:(world health organization) ca:who Index Fields - Descriptors Organism Descriptor Geographic Location Descriptor Broad Term (Up-Posted term) Identifier Descriptor, Organism Descriptor & Geographic Location Controlled Terms from the CAB Thesaurus Manually added by CABI Indexers Added at the specific concept level Subject field tag (subject) searches all three at once Examples: od:cattle de:"nitrogen fertilizers" subject:(rice and irrigation and "south east asia") Broad Term Automatically added to records Only added for Organism Descriptor and Geographic Location terms All levels of Broad terms are added Examples: up:coleoptera up:animals up:"developing countries" Identifiers Non-Thesaurus Terms New concepts Potential future Thesaurus terms Included as part of Subject search (subject) e.g. id:"cultivated varieties" CABICODES Subject classification 23 broad subject areas Hierarchical structure Used as well as descriptors At least one per record Useful for searching broad concepts CABICODES KK000 Forestry, Forest Products and Agroforestry General) KK100 Forests and Forest Trees (Biology and Ecology) KK110 Silviculture and Forest Management KK120 Forest Mensuration and Management (Discontinued March 2000) KK130 Forest Fires KK140 Protection Forestry (Discontinued March 2000) KK150 Other Land Use (Discontinued March 2000) KK160 Ornamental and Amenity Trees Forest Products and Industries (General) KK510 Wood Properties, Damage and Preservation KK515 Logging and Wood Processing KK520 Wood Utilization and Engineered Wood Products KK530 Chemical and Biological Processing of Wood KK540 Non-wood Forest Products KK600 Agroforestry and multipurpose Trees: Community farm and social forestry CABICODES Examples: cc:kk160 AND "Urban Development" cc:kk* AND de:management The CAB Thesaurus CABI’s Controlled indexing vocabulary Over 90,000 terms Hierarchically structured Preferred Terms Broad Terms Narrow Terms Related Terms Use for Terms Integrated search tool The CAB Thesaurus as an integrated User Guide. Search for the term of interest, e.g. Fertilizers. Click term to show the hierarchy. “Add” terms to the search box and Send to CAB Direct. Subject Codes Classification codes Broad subject codes Coding to CABI Full Text Searched using the SC field tag e.g. "transgenic plants " and sc:(fr or fa) environment and management and sc:0f tourism and sc:gb A full list of Subject Codes can be found at: http://www.cabi.org/Uploads/File/User%20Guides/cabisubjectcodes.pdf CABI Full Text Databases – Subset Codes. ● CAB Full Text FT ● Full Text Descriptions of Fungi & Bacteria FX ● Full Text Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases FW ● Full Text Distribution Maps of Plant Pests FV ● Full Text Reviews (Archive) FA ● Full Text Reviews (Current) FR ● CABI ebooks entire file GB ● CABI ebooks archive file GA ● CABI ebooks front file GF Source Title Title of Complete Original Document Searched as "Document Title" do: Search words or complete title e.g. do:nature do:(annals of applied biology) do:lancet do:(lancet british edition) Limit Fields Publication Year - Year of publication of the original article Language of Text - Language of the original article Document Type - Type of original publication: e.g. book, journal, etc. Records Added Since - Database update date CABI Full Text - Records with links to free, CABI Full Text articles Limits to records with links to any CABI Full Text database PDF file.
Pages to are hidden for
"Advanced Searching of CAB ABSTRACTS on CAB Direct - PowerPoint"Please download to view full document