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Ovid overview


Ovid offers the scientific, medical, and academic communities fast, seamless access to roughly 1,200 journals and nearly 50 journal collections; over 3,500 books and nearly 60 book collections; and over 100 bibliographic and full-text databases on OvidSP, the world’s leading online information search, discovery, and management platform. OvidSP’s best-in-class work productivity tools enhance search precision and speed workflow, maximizing research efficiency.

List of available products, including books, journals, and databases

Important Features:
  • AutoAlerts
    Users can stay current on the latest articles available in their field by setting up automatic email alerts for specific journals or for a specific search criteria.
  • Personal Accounts
    Users still login using the convenience of IP validation or shared ID, but maintain privacy using an easy to remember personal account.
  • Expert Search
    Share search strategies for a specific topic of interest within your organization.
  • Endnote/Reference Manager Direct Export
    Quickly and easily download Ovid references into your own desktop database.
  • Links@Ovid
    Links to full text and Internet resources are easy to administer with this robust, flexible admin tool. To help you get started, we have a tutorial to take you through this new tool. Plus, using a list of your entire subscribed Ovid and non-Ovid full-text holdings, your users can link to where they need to go.
  • Citation Manager
    Select specific citations in a search result set for printing, displaying on-screen, saving, and emailing. Options for each function-such as field selection, different output formats, two sort keys, and more-provide a high degree of flexibility.
  • Jumpstarts
    Use this feature to define links from your institution's Web pages to virtually any point within an Ovid session. Jumpstart streamlines user access to Ovid by automating routine processes like log-in, retrieval of a specific document, running a pre-specified search, and much more.
  • My Projects
    A dedicated work area—My Projects—to store, organize, and manage research projects and documents, including citations, full text, images, URLs, and more.

To begin to take advantage of these features, please refer to the "how-to" training tools available at http://www.ovid.com/site/help/ovid_tools_resources.jsp


Additional Information


Academic, corporate, and research institutions may begin service anytime.
Read the Ovid-MCLS license agreement.
For pricing and subscription details, please contact MCLS