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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

Ovid Term Finder Release – September 2020

  Ovid Term Finder Release Dear Ovid Customer: As we continue to improve the Ovid platform, we are pleased to announce a new Ovid Advanced Search feature, Term Finder, which we will make available on 30 September 2020. Term Finder helps users access key information as they construct their search . . . Read more

Subject Subset Limits updated, and new COVID-19 Limit added to Ovid MEDLINE – April 2020

  Subject Subset Limits updated, and new COVID-19 Limit added to Ovid MEDLINE Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: On 14 April 2020 we updated the Dietary Supplements and Toxicology Subject Subsets Limits for Ovid MEDLINE, following the NLM’s changes to their PubMed Subject Filters: http://tools.ovid.com/ovidtools/expertsearches.html#pubmedsubsets All NLM PubMed Subject filters are . . . Read more

Annual Ovid MEDLINE Reload Complete – February 2020

  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 . . . Read more

Ovid MEDLINE Correction Records – July 2019

  Ovid MEDLINE Correction Records Dear Ovid MEDLINE customer: Further to our communications on 15 May and 28 June, concerning the increased volumes of correction records, we want to inform you about the following change to Ovid MEDLINE. We are introducing a new “multi-segment” for Ovid MEDLINE corrections called MEDCM. . . . Read more

Ovid MEDLINE Correction Records – May 2019

  Ovid MEDLINE Correction Records Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: We recently received a large set of 260,000 correction records for Ovid MEDLINE from the NLM. These corrections (also called revisions) are replacing existing MEDLINE records that are currently lacking DOI information. These corrections are scheduled to be added to the . . . Read more

Large MEDLINE Update Received – May 2019

  Large MEDLINE Update Received Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: Ovid received unusually large MEDLINE updates from the NLM for the “MEDLINE in-process & non-indexed citations” (PREM) segment. With a count of 61,000 records this update exceeds 5 times the average daily update for the PREM segment, and doubles the counts . . . Read more

Ovid MEDLINE Post Reload Communication – February 2019

  Ovid MEDLINE Post Reload Communication Dear Ovid MEDLINE Customer: During the Ovid MEDLINE reload that was completed on 28 January 2019, we found that our “prem” database segment for “In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations” could no longer contain the increased data volume supplied by the NLM. This was mainly . . . Read more