ScienceDirect Announces Availability of Features

Aug 25, 2006

ScienceDirect, a scientific, technical, and medical (STM) information resource, has announced the availability of new features, including a redesigned user interface, streamlined browsing and searching, and advanced personalization capabilities. Specific enhancements, include: the ability to browse by journal title or subject directly from the homepage; the integration of related journal and book content in one browse area; the ability to browse through content from different subject areas at the same time, and more.

Every page in ScienceDirect now features a "Quick Search" tool bar with the option to search, or refine a search, by title, author, volume, issue, page, keyword, and year; and the automatic storing of recent actions, a simplified system for creating alerts, the ability to access favorite publications, alerts and saved searches from the homepage, the ability to include links to third-party websites on the homepage, and a 'remember me' option, so that these customizations are accessible every time a researcher logs in.