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Reorganisation of Thomson Reuters’ Datastream data support site, market information bulletins and alerts

Thomson Reuters is reorganising the presentation of support materials and content alert services for Datastream and other products. The new Lipper Alpha Forum was launched on 11 January. Sign up for alerts via this link. The new Datastream Infobase support site is being launched to replace the current Datastream Extranet data support site. “Existing entry points to the Extranet via buttons or links within the Datastream product interfaces will be set to redirect to equivalent Infobase URLs by the end of January.” The main Datastream EUI-subscription platform is not affected. Datastream is a global financial and macroeconomic database covering equities, stock market indices, currencies, company fundamentals, fixed income securities and key economic indicators for 175 countries and 60 markets. Full details, and linked manuals, are on this Library page.

Strong European Academic Presence in new Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science)

Thomson Reuters’ has released data on the composition of the new Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) which was added to Thomson Retuers’ Web of Science bibliographical database on 8 November 2015. 45% of the ESCI is from European sources; 17% is from North America and 16% is from Asia Pacific. The database is part of the Web of Science, accessible via this EUI Catalogue record. The new ESCI increases Web of Science coverage by providing bibliographical data from peer-reviewed journals “of regional importance and in emerging research fields… ESCI will make important regional content visible.” Thomson Reuters offers a webcast on ESCI on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 10:00 GMT.

New Google Scholar-Web of Science reciprocal searching initiative for scholarly content

The Web of Science bibliographical database is now cross-indexed with Google Scholar. The new initiative allows users to project the same search terms from Web of Science to Google Scholar – locating full text where available. Users can also move quickly from Google Scholar to the Web of Science database for citation data, bibliographical records and related publications. Enter the Web of Science via the Library catalogue (EUI members). Enter Google Scholar via this link. Full details.