Geobase on Engineering Village

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Geobase on Engineering Village

Functionalities and Research Opportunities

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GEOBASE Overview


Multidisciplinary

bibliographic resource deeply
indexing literature across earth sciences, geology,
geomechanics and environmental sciences


Most extensive resource available for
international

literature within these fields


178 electronic customers worldwide


~2.2 M Euro in electronic revenue


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About GEOBASE


Bibliographic abstracting and indexing database offering
multidisciplinary coverage of human and physical geography,
geology, geomechanics, oceanography, ecology and
development studies


2,000 international sources include:


Peer
-
reviewed titles


Trade publications


Book series


Conference Proceedings


Over 100,000 records added annually


~ 1.5 million records from 1980 to present


Extensive non
-
English literature coverage


Records indexed by Subject, Region and Organism

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This presentation will cover:


Geobase as a part of Engineering Village: available
search fields, Indexes and limits.


An example examining Compendex & Geobase
covering different focal points on a subject and
how they compliment each , other.


An example of a rounded and comprehensive view
of a subject area using Compendex, Geobase and
patents.

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Available Indexes

Navigate between indexes
using the drop down
menu.

Author, Author
Affiliation,

Controlled term

and serial title

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Available Search Fields & Limits

Focus your search

by using the list of
fields available for
Geobase

Limits include Documents type,

Language, Year and Updates

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Searching multiple databases

Search strategy

recommendations:


Formulate a clear search query.


If the question has more than one aspect, break the question
into search concepts.


Use the controlled vocabulary facet to select a range of
search terms.


Combine newly discovered terms into a search strategy


Search the appropriate databa se for your search.


Find more search terms from retrieved records while
searching

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Example


The design of reinforced concrete buildings
to be earthquake resistant


Search strategy could be:


(earthquake OR seism*) and reinforced
concrete


Limit field to subject/title/abstract

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The Controlled vocabulary reveals dual treatment of the
subject.

Geobase

Compendex

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Discover different perspectives in coverage

Compendex

Geobase

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What the results tell us?


Both databases include engineering perspectives.


Both databases cover each other’s disciplines.


Geobase covers environmental engineering perspective and
Compendex covers structures and materials.


In Compendex the emphasis is on Structural Members & Shapes
(50) Structural Design, General (47) Strength of Building Materials;
Mechanical Properties (43) Earthquake Resistance (33)
Earthquake Measurements & Analysis (28) Numerical Methods (21)
Buildings and Towers (19)


In Geobase the emphasis is on Seismic Response (8) Earthquake
Engineering (7) Structural Response (5) Building (4) Finite
Element Method (3) Numerical Model (2) Seismic Design (2)
Performance Assessment (1) Reliability Analysis (1) Safety (1)


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Discover the development of the field
through the years using the Year facet.

0
50
100
150
200
250
300
350
Year
2004
2001
1998
1995
1992
1989
1986
1983
1980
1977
1974
1971
1968
1965
1962
1959
1956
1953
1950
1946
Use the download
data function

and save to Excel.

In Excel, you can
create different

Visualization charts
of the data.

0
50
100
150
200
250
300
350
400
1990
1992
1994
1996
1998
2000
2002
2004
2006
2008
Patents and research
in the field through
the years.

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Combining patents to reveal products and applications
in the subject area

Reinforced

concrete in the

patents

databases in 2006


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Results analysis via facets

Leading companies and

universities that are researching

the field can be found in the

assignee facet.

Geographical

distribution.

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What is being currently applied for in this field can
be found in the patent type facet


Include the applications.

The assignee list will reveal the
companies and universities
actively researching the field.



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Full text options

Full text of
bibliographic

Records is
available

Through
subscriptions

or document
delivery services

Patents full text

PDFs are available

For direct download.