Apres avoir identifie dans Cancerlit
les individus qui publiaient le plus, une mesure de la performance de ces acteurs a ete etablie.
These included links to an article from OncoLink's Cancer News and a few other OncoLink original documents, plus PDQ documents and CancerLit
PHP delivers major medical databases, such as MEDLINE, AIDSLINE, CancerLIT
, and the Drug Information Handbook to the physicians' desktop through the World Wide Web.
has announced that the CANCERLIT
database is now available free of charge via HealthGate's World Wide Web information service at http://www.healthgate.com.
EndLink works with MedLine, BIOSIS, Chem Abstracts, Toxline, CancerLit
, ABI/INFORM, Inspec, BRS, Psyc Info, and many other databases available through online vendors and CD-ROM distributors.
For example, instead of providing information on cancer through the CANCERLIT
database, MEDIS provides a full-text library on cancer.
In addition to the clinical reference library, physicians will have access to enhanced MDC MEDLINE, as well as AIDSLINE, HEALTH-STAR, and CANCERLIT
. MD Consult also offers other resources, including a Physician's Web Guide and complete drug information through Physicians GenRx, along with a comprehensive drug interactions database.
Patrons at OhioLINK libraries can search a number of reference databases, including ABI/INFORM and Periodical Abstracts, which are accessible through the Ill search software; PsycLit, Medline, and CancerLit
, which users search via CDPlus software; and OCLC's WorldCat, which is available via the FirstSearch service.
These include ABI/Inform, AIDSLINE, BIOSIS Previews, CancerLit
, Current Contents, Dissertation Abstracts, Ei Compendex*Plus, EMBASE, INSPEC, MEDLINE, Ovid Core Biomedical Collection, Ovid Biomedical Collection II and III, PsycINFO, and sociofile.
ERL still performs that way, but recently they added a Physicians' Home Page service for doctors and health professionals that lets users pay $19.95 a month for open access to MEDLINE, Cancerlit
, and AIDS, as well as to selections of full-text clinical documents, connections to other relevant Internet sites, and a number of other services.
"Accessing accurate and new information has become critical to effectively taking care of patients, and clinicians are relying more and more on computer-based information programs such as AIDSLINE, CANCERLIT
, MEDLINE, ONCOLINK, and the Internet to gain this information.