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Introduction

Current Contents is a subscription-based current awareness database for table of contents, bibliographic information, and abstracts of recently published scholarly journals, and the database is created by Thomson Reuters and available through the ISI Web of Knowledge platform online.[1] The products available through the Current Contents suite include:[1]

  • Current Contents Connect - Web-based current awareness database that provides daily updates of complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and evaluated websites. Available on ISI Web of Knowledge platform.
  • Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences - Complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information for current issues of agriculture, biology, and environmental sciences journals.
  • Current Contents/Arts & Humanities - Complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information for current issues of arts and humanities journals.
  • Current Contents/Clinical Medicine - Complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information for current issues of clinical medicine journals.
  • Current Contents/Engineering, Computing & Technology - Complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information for current issues of engineering, computing and technology journals.
  • Current Contents/Life Sciences - Complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information for current issues of life sciences journals.
  • Current Contents/Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences - Complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information for current issues of physical, chemical and earth sciences journals.
  • Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences - Complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information for current issues of social and behavioral sciences journals.

Besides the seven editions previously listed, two collections of Current Contents are also available: the Business Collection and the Telecommunications Collection.[2]

Access

Current Contents Connect is available online through the Web of Knowledge platform, and Current Contents is also available in these other formats:[3]

  • Diskette and FTP via Current Contents® Desktop, and Current Contents on Diskette® (networking options available for diskette).
  • Distribution partners (via CCSearch; — features vary by company sitewide access only).
  • DataStar® back-files to 1992.
  • Dialog® back-files to 1990.
  • Information Access Company — Web.
  • Ovid Technologies Inc. — Web, tape, online.
  • SilverPlatter Information — Web, tape.


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "CURRENT CONTENTS." Thomson Reuters website, http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/science_products/a-z/current_contents/. Accessed September 20, 2011.
  2. "Editions." Thomson Reuters website, http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/science_products/a-z/cc_arts_humanities/#tab4. Accessed September 20, 2011.
  3. "Tech Specs." Thomson Reuters website, http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/science_products/a-z/cc_arts_humanities/#tab3. Accessed September 20, 2011.

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