- Options for quickly refining or expanding search results so
researchers find exactly what they need; and
- Record tagging, groups, and other personalization tools for
easy collaboration and organization of research, as well as
customizable weekly alerts via email or RSS to keep researchers
up-to-date with the latest publications in their fields.
Using Google Maps, search results from these two databases can be
easily navigated by zooming in, zooming out, moving around, or rolling over
an icon to find out which location it represents and how many records are
associated with that location. Specifically, the mapping function enhances
the users' search experience by:
- Giving a powerful visualization of the geographical
features/locations most associated with research topics and where those
features are located geographically;
- Facilitating insight into the geographic context of
increasingly important research topics, such as environmental trends;
- Displaying features or locations that researchers were not
previously aware of or didn't initially think to associate with their
"The added combination of GeoRef with Google Maps to Engineering
Village is another way Elsevier is providing users with both the
comprehensive content and powerful tools they need for successful
research," said Colby.
For more information please visit http://www.engineeringvillage.com/georef.
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