Annual Ovid MEDLINE Reload Complete
Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer:
The 2020 Ovid MEDLINE global reload is now complete. AutoAlerts ran on Saturday and Sunday, February 15/16, 2020 prior to the reload going live. The Ovid MEDLINE database has been reloaded to implement 2020 MeSH.
More information about the changes to 2020 MeSH can be found on this NLM page: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/whatsnew.html
In addition, Ovid will make the following changes:
Registry and Related Registry Numbers are now searchable. They are now available in the scope note of the Subject Heading terms.
1 New Publication Type Limit
4 Changed Publication Type Limits
1 Deleted Field
*A redundant field that was not in use. However, the field code and naming were confusing to users.
1 Deleted Limit
Late breaking news. As announced by the NLM a new Supplementary Concept Record for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was added to MEDLINE. In order to retrieve all relevant records on COVID-19 from Ovid MEDLINE we recommend the following search strategy:
Ovid MEDLINE(R) ALL 1946 to February 14, 2020
Feel free to contact Customer Support with any questions by sending an email to [email protected].
Wolters Kluwer – Ovid