ScienceDirect never stands still.
Welcome to the What's New is ScienceDirect? online tutorial.
As a result of extensive testing and our commitment to give you the best possible user experience, ScienceDirect has been redesigned.
The look and feel and navigation have been transformed to bring you the scientific and medical information you want quickly and easily.
With the new Remember me feature, you do not have to log in every time you visit ScienceDirect.
And ScienceDirect will remember your personal preferences and provide access to the personalized features.
Quick Search has been enhanced to accommodate a more focused search.
Now, the four most frequent research tasks can be performed from any page in ScienceDirect using Quick Search.
You can reach related articles by searching specific terms.
You can search a specific publication title.
You can search a specific article by searching the volume/issue/page fields of a publication.
You can search a specific author name.
If you are logged in a personal session, ScienceDirect will remember this activity and display a link to these results in the new Recent Actions area on the ScienceDirect Home page.
The ScienceDirect Home page now offers immediate access to your favorite and most frequently visited areas of ScienceDirect.
You can customize your ScienceDirect Home page by opening or closing the new task areas.
If you are logged in a personal session, ScienceDirect will remember the areas you opened or closed and will present the ScienceDirect Home page accordingly in your next personal session.
A simplified Browse by subject feature is available on the ScienceDirect Home page to quickly take you to your research materials.
Let's go back to the ScienceDirect Home page and look at the new personalized features available.
Many new personalized features have been added to the ScienceDirect Home page.
A list of your recent activities is displayed on the ScienceDirect Home page with links to return to the results of each action.
Quick Links to your favorite journals, frequently used feature/functions in ScienceDirect, and Internet Web sites are available from the ScienceDirect Home page.
For more information about ScienceDirect, please visit the ScienceDirect InfoSite..
Now let's look at the changes on the ScienceDirect Browse page.
Now you can browse journals and books together.
The new ScienceDirect Browse page notes the Content Type of each title.
There's a link to the publication's Article in Press, if available.
You can add publications to your Favorites Lists.
You can create Volume/Issue Alerts for specific publications.
You can focus your research by choosing the sorting method in which you want the titles displayed.
You can review all journal and book titles alphabetically or by subject or limit the list to your favorites.
You can manage your research by limiting the journal/book title list displayed based on your subscription.
You can also restrict the content types displayed to simplify the journal/book title list displayed.
Let's look at the new journal/book home page.
The journal/book home page displays the volume/issue list.
There's a link to the publication's Articles in Press, if available.
The most recent or your selected issue's table of contents is displayed for quick access and navigation.
An icon displays with each document citation. The green icon indicates that the full-text document is available to you. The white icon indicates that the abstract is available and you may have the option to purchase the full-text document.
If you are logged in a personal session, you can add the volume/issue to your Quick Links.
If you are logged in a personal session, you can also request an Alert to notify you when new journal issues are available online or add the journal to your Favorites List.
Publication information links are available at the top of the page for easy access.
You can use Quick Search to search for articles specific to the journal/book.
Let's return to the ScienceDirect Home page.
For more information about the redesign and the new features coming soon in ScienceDirect, go to the ScienceDirect InfoSite..
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