Life Sciences User Guides

Derwent Drug File Journal List and Selection Guidelines

This publication lists all journals currently covered by the Derwent Drug File. It provides comprehensive data on the source journals and selection guidelines used to identify articles for abstracting and indexing.

Derwent Drug File Journal List and Selection Guidelines 593 KB

 

Derwent Drug File Online User Guide and Sample Searches

An overview of the Derwent Drug File aimed at those online user wanting to understand Derwent Drug File in more depth to improve accuracy of results. Three files make up the complete database, which is available on Dialog, DIMDI and STN. Search examples are provided for each of these services.

Derwent Drug File Online User Guide 1.04 MB

 

Derwent Drug File Thesaurus

This thesaurus, available in three parts, contains all you need to carry out effective, efficient online searching of Derwent Drug File. Contents include a list of searchable descriptors in the current file, higher terms associated with the descriptors, non-searchable synonyms with their equivalent searchable descriptors, and four comprehensive indexes: definitions of biological concept descriptors, definitions of all substructure keywords, lists of terms grouped into biological and chemical fields, KeyWord Out of Context (KWOC) listing of specific descriptors grouped according to their generic higher terms.

Derwent Drug File Thesaurus Part 1 1.3 MB
Derwent Drug File Thesaurus Part 2 1.1 MB
Derwent Drug File Thesaurus Part 3 1.0 MB

 

International Pharmaceuticals Abstracts (IPA) User Guide

IPA provides pharmacists, poison information specialists, drug information centers, the pharmaceutical industry, health practitioners, pharmacologists, medical librarians, cosmetic companies, environmentalists, educators, toxicologists, and litigators with information from approximately 400 active health journals throughout the world.

IPA User Guide 546 KB