(GSW), a new portal containing GeoRef plus 30 leading journals from
the world's foremost geoscience organizations, was launched in late
February at http://www.geoscienceworld.org.
GSW collection incorporates the complete text of 30 journals from
22 leading societies and institutes from six countries, including
the seven founding organizations: AAPG, American Geological Institute,
Geological Society of America, Geological Society of London, Mineralogical
Society of America, SEPM-Society for Sedimentary Geology and the
Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
to finding many of their favorite journals and GeoRef in a single
place, other GSW's research tools include:
References are hyperlinked among the GSW journals and other journals,
GeoRef, ISI's Web of Science, CrossRef and Medline.
to the world's most current edition of GeoRef, with updates scheduled
can be performed simultaneously among all GSW journals and all
coordinates can be used for geography-based searching in GeoRef.
and images can be looked-up on the Alexandria Digital Library.
can download bibliographic references to various citation managers,
including file formats for EndNote, Reference Manager, ProCite,
BibTex and Medlars.
can sign-up for a variety of e-mail alerts.
literature can be graphically browsed using the "TopicMap" data-visualization
will be able to view the titles and abstracts of articles in the
GSW journals. Subscribers also will have access to the full-text
articles, in both HTML and PDF formats, and the ability to search
and link using GeoRef.
the journals will be complete with full text back to 2000, comprising
the GSW Millennium Collection. In addition, subscribers also will
have access to older issues of some journals, the GSW Literature
Archives, some going back as far as 1931.
most comprehensive online resource for journals in the geosciences,
the GSW portal is hosted by Stanford University's HighWire Press,
currently home to nearly 800 journals in the sciences, medicine,
social sciences and humanities (http://highwire.stanford.edu/).
pricing is structured in five-tiers, allowing for small organization,
library and multi-user large corporation rates.
use and subscription information contact Don Hemenway at firstname.lastname@example.org;
Diane Hoffman, email@example.com; and iGroup for sales in Asia (contact
Koen Meijerink, Koen@igroupnet.com).