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Date: 2010-08-30 10:43:06
ICCON OPENS WINDOW TO EBSCO DATABASE

The Institute currently has subscription with an electronic database, “EBSCO Host”, a very rich information reservoir relevant to such research-intensive fields as Medicine, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Physics, Environmental Sciences, and Librarianship etc.

Some of the database includes:

    Academic Source Complete
    Dynamed
    Green File
    Library Information Science and Technology Abstract
    Environment Complete

Academic Source Complete
Academic Source Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including almost 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full texts, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 10,000 journals and a total of more than 11,400 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features contents going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

Dynamed
Dynamed is a clinical reference tool created by physicians by physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the ‘’point of care’’, with clinically-organized summaries (updated daily) for thousands of topics. Dynamed is the only evidence-based reference shown to answer most clinical questions during practice. It answers most clinical questions during practice and used for medical decisions.

Environment Complete
Environment Complete offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystems, ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more. Environment Complete contains more than 1,957,000 records from more than 1,700 domestic and international titles going back to the 1940s (including 1,125 active core titles). The database also contains full text for more than 680 journals and 120 monographs.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 500 core journals, about  50 priority journals, and 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Greenfile
Green FILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as open access full text for more than 4,700 records.

INVITATION TO SUBSCRIPTION

You are invited to avail yourself of this invaluable asset. Individual subscription fee is fifteen thousand naira only (N15, 000.00) per annum and fifty thousand naira only (N50, 000.00) for cooperate organisations.

Please pay to the account number below.

Account Name: #ICCON IGR
UBA Bank: #Acc. No. 04910040000015



The Secretariat would readily supply any other information you deem necessary, while we look forward to your subscribing with us.

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