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CTA. 1990. BIOSIS today. Spore 28. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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BIOSIS is the producer of the world's largest . biological and biomedical database, dedicated to providing the international life science community with continuing and comprehensive research information. The organization has now been operative for...
BIOSIS is the producer of the world's largest . biological and biomedical database, dedicated to providing the international life science community with continuing and comprehensive research information. The organization has now been operative for more than 60 years and has regularly expanded its services. Today it is one of the leaders in the field of abstracting and indexing life science literature and by the end of 1990, BIOSIS wilt have processed 9.3 million items for inclusion in their database, which serves as the foundation for more than one hundred print, on-line, microfiche and current-awareness products and services. BIOSIS has introduced several new products for 1990. One is the Biological Abstracts on Compact disc, which is the new format for Biological Abstracts, providing on-site storage and retrieval among a variety of other disciplines. The BioBusiness database reflects an expanded coverage of applied research. In 1990 there will be a special emphasis on documenting unique subject areas not found in other BIOSIS databases and adding 85,000 items by the end of the year. There will also be a BIOSIS register of Bacterial Nomenclature, which is a compendium of information on over 12,000 bacterial names, including thousands of synonyms widely used in the study of bacteria. It is an invaluable resource for researchers in the fields of microbiology and biotechnology. Other new items include Biological Abstracts Collective Indexes 1985-89, BioBusiness Search Guide, Zoological Record Search Guide. BIOSIS has a range of materials designed to aid customers in using products and services. A comprehensive catalogue on all services offered is available from: BIOSIS 2100 Arch Street Philadelphia PA 19103-1399 USA