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Discovery services

We work with industry partners to make it easy for authors, readers and librarians to access our content through discovery platforms and full-text indexing.

If your library uses one of the services below, you can be confident that your users are able to successfully search and view the full text of the Emerald content you have access to.

Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) conformance checklist

Find out how we are performing against the ODI checklist
Y/N/P Recommendation Paragrapgh Comment

Y

 

Content Provider makes available to Discovery Service Providers core metadata and underlying fulltext/original content for complete offerings 3.2.1.1 (1) All proprietary Emerald content is available for indexing; some exceptions exist for third-party ebooks and ecases.
Y Content Provider makes available to Discovery Service Providers, the core set of metadata elements (see 3.2.1.2) for each item submitted for indexing. 3.2.1.1 (2)  
Y Content Provider provides the content item and additional descriptive content for as much of their content as possible. 3.2.1.1 (3)  
Y Content Provider provides libraries, on request, with a statement of participation in the discovery services, including disclosure of coverage depth and content depth. 3.2.2 Central resource coming soon.
Y Content Provider’s agreements with Discovery Service Providers do not include non-disclosure agreements. 3.2.3  
Y The transfer of Content Provider’s data to Discovery Service Providers makes use of existing standards where applicable and uses one of the metadata encoding schemes listed in 3.3.3. 3.2.4 Emerald is using JATS for journals and ecases, and a DTD derived from NLM 3.0 for ebooks. MARC records are available for ebooks and ecases. KBART II upgrade for all products is underway (Q2-2017)

 

Library discovery services and knowledgebases

  eJournals eCases eBooks
Proquest 360 Core

Yes

Yes

All eCases content 

Yes
Proquest Summon Yes Yes Yes
EBSCO knowledge Base Yes

Yes

All eCases content

Yes
EBSCO EDS Yes Yes Yes
OCLC Knowledgebase Yes

Yes

All eCases content

Yes
OCLC WorldCat Discovery Yes Yes Yes
Ex Libris SFX Yes

Yes

All eCases content

Yes
Ex Libris Primo Central Yes Yes Yes
Ex Libris Alma Yes Yes Yes

For additional information visit our customer support portal.

Databases, aggregators and abstracting and indexing (A&I) services

We work with a number of providers and systems to make sure our content is easy to find and access.

  • Web of Science
  • Scopus
  • INSPEC
  • LexisNexis
  • ERIC
  • DTU

Emerald content is aggregated in the following services:

  • ProQuest
  • EBSCO

Metadata

  eJournals eCases eBooks Book series
DOIs deposited with CrossRef

Yes

Per article

Yes 

Per case

Yes

Per title and per chapter

 
ISBNs    

Yes

Per title

 
ISSN

Yes

Per title

Yes

Per collection and per publication

 

Yes

Per series

KBART

Yes

Per collection

Yes

Per collection

Yes

Per collection

 
MARC  

Yes

Per collection

Yes

Per collection

 

 

Subject/abstracting and indexing databases and document delivery providers

  eJournals eCases eBooks
Pay-per-view services, eg. DeepDyve Yes

Yes

Proprietary eCases content

Yes
Researcher tools such as Meta Yes

Yes

Proprietary eCases content

Yes

Scopus Yes    
PubMed (OA content is deposited in accordance with funder mandates) Yes    

Search engine indexing

  • Google & Google Scholar
  • Yahoo
  • Bing
Yes

Yes

All eCases content

Yes

Social media

  • Facebook 
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
Yes   Yes

 

Maximise discovery

We recommend some best practices for discovering and using our content collections in your library.

  • Set your collections up in discovery and knowledgebase services
  • Add OpenURL and proxy server locations to your institutional account
  • Activate Google Scholar library services
  • Include eCases and eBooks in your OPACs (via MARC records).

For additional information or for assistance contact our Customer Support team via our support portal.

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Industry standards

We work with partners to make sure we meet publishing industry standards. Find out who we integrate and comply with.

Read about industry compliance

MARC

View and download current and historic MARC records and OCLC control numbers (OCNs) for all eBooks.

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