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Category: Database Reloads

Embase Database Reload – September 2021

  Embase Database Reload Dear Ovid Embase Customer: The Embase Database (OEMEZD) is being reloaded. We expect it to be live on Monday September 13, 2021. Alerts will be run on the weekend of September 11, 2021 prior to the reload. Please note Embase will be reloaded to implement the . . . Read more

MEDLINE New Segment – July 2021

  MEDLINE New Segment Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: We would like to inform you a new Ovid MEDLINE segment was created on July 15, 2021 and there are changes on the coverages. The following coverage changes will be implemented for specific segments, that may be in use by some customers: . . . Read more

Embase Reload Complete – April 2021

  Embase Reload Complete Dear Ovid Embase Customer: The Embase (OEMEZD) Database reload was completed on Monday 12 April as scheduled. Alerts ran on the weekend of April 10, 2021 prior to the reload going live. The unscheduled run of Alerts for this reload was delayed and only started around . . . Read more

Ovid MEDLINE 2021 Reload Update – February 2021

  Ovid MEDLINE 2021 Reload Update Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: We are on schedule to reload Ovid MEDLINE and expect the reload to go live on February 22nd, 2021. AutoAlerts will run on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 prior to the reload going live. In addition to our communication on 12 . . . Read more

Ovid MEDLINE 2021 Reload Update – January 2021

  Ovid MEDLINE 2021 Reload Update Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: Further to our message on 4 December 2020, we confirm Ovid MEDLINE is being reloaded to implement 2021 MeSH. We expect the reload to go live on February 22nd, 2021. AutoAlerts will run on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 prior to . . . Read more

GeoRef’s Serials Database Reload – November 2020

  GeoRef’s Serials Database Reload Dear Ovid GeoRef’s Serials Customer: GeoRef’s Serials database (GSER-OV) is being reloaded to use the new set of input records. We expect it to be live on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Alerts will run on Monday, November 23, 2020 prior to the reload. In addition, . . . Read more

Embase Update – November 2020

  Embase Update Dear Ovid Embase Customer: This week a new Embase segment “emexc”, that will be updated weekly, was created to manage the increased volume of new Embase records on Ovid. While this does not affect any search results or saved searches for Embase, it does require us to . . . Read more

Ovid MEDLINE Update – October 2020

  Ovid MEDLINE Update Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: On 29 September, the NLM supplied us with an unexpected and unusually large set of replacements, containing 1.62 million records. These replacements are a mix of corrections to fully indexed status MEDLINE records (200,000), and replacements for MEDLINE In-Process/Non-Indexed records (1.4 million). . . . Read more

CAB Abstracts® Database Reload – September 2020

  CAB Abstracts® Database Reload Dear Ovid CAB Abstracts® Customer: The CAB Abstracts® database is being reloaded to implement the 2020 full set of data. We expect it to be live on October 1, 2020. The reload will incorporate the following changes: 2 New Fields ES – ISSN Electronic PC . . . Read more