Welcome to the July 2015 ProQuest Health and Medical content update, focused on keeping you informed of the journal, grey literature, book, and other material in ProQuest’s health and medical databases. This update contains content changes from April through June 2015, plus the latest news on ProQuest’s redesigned interface and accessing content through Google Scholar.
New full text journal coverage (full list available here)
28 ongoing full text scholarly journals, were recently added or resumed coverage in ProQuest health and medical databases
Among the highlights are Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, an impact factored journal published by the Brazilian Association of Collective Health (Associação Brasileira de Saúde Coletiva) and Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, from Turkish publisher Aves Yayincilik Ltd. These titles add coverage to your existing holdings in public health, radiology, medical sciences, nursing, allied health, and other medical disciplines.
Discontinued coverage (full list available here)
Ongoing full text coverage for 31 titles has been discontinued. Full details are provided here. Note, backfile remains for all 31 titles.
In addition, due to limited use, access to the Medical Evidence Matters archive will not be available after August 31, 2015.
ProQuest Interface and Linking Update
ProQuest interface redesign: On August 20th, ProQuest will launch the first in a series of innovations aimed at evolving the foundations of the research experience, empowering librarians and users to reach new levels of success and productivity. Accessing and working with content on ProQuest (search.proquest.com) will be easier and more intuitive than ever before. From a redesign of pages for a better reading experience to improved mobile access, these changes help researchers complete their tasks with new levels of success and productivity. Changes will occur automatically and require no administrative action on your part. Learn more.Google Scholar: Full text indexing of ProQuest scholarly journals in Google Scholar is now available. The collaboration between Google and ProQuest enables authenticated ProQuest users to be recognized when they search using Google Scholar, directly connecting them to full-text scholarly content in their libraries’ collections. Read this article for more details.