A quick read of this article suggests that looking at Embase/EMCARE (Mosby's Nursing Index) comparisons with Web of Science might give one a good idea about coverage, especially for biomedical titles. (EMCARE picks up many titles from MEDLINE not in Embase). However, neither offers subject indexing or other indexing that requires indexing judgment (publication types; check tags). One question remains: how do hospital librarians justify licensing Scopus or Web of Science? If Magnet hospitals are supposed to conduct research, do they need a citation database, or are the cited references in CINAHL and times cited in PubMed Central enough? (hope I have latter right). I'm updating a CE courses for Las Vegas meeting where I need to know... Thanks - Peg Margaret (Peg) Allen, MLS-AHIP P.O. Box 2, Stratford, WI, 54484 715-687-4976 Mobile 715-212-3635 Peg Allen, Library Consultant www.pegallen.net pegallen67 @ yahoo.com Coordinator, Hmong Health Education Network www.hmonghealth.org Health Information for the Global Village (MLA theme 1995) ----- Original Message ---- From: "Lord, Jonathan *HS" <[log in to unmask]> To: [log in to unmask] Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 10:04:31 AM Subject: Re: [MEDLIB-L] Scopus v. Web of Science/Web of Knowledge Here is one perspective: http://www.istl.org/06-fall/electronic2.html JL Jonathan Lord / Collection Development Librarian University of Virginia Health Sciences Library [log in to unmask] / 434-924-0059 -----Original Message----- From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Cann, Cheryle J. Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 11:01 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Scopus v. Web of Science/Web of Knowledge Dear Colleagues, I thought I had seen a comparison of the journal coverage breadth and depth of Scopus and Web of Science/Knowledge. Do any of you know where I might find one? Whatever guidance or assistance you may be able to offer will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance, Cheryle Cheryle J. Cann Head, Ward E. Barnes Library phone: 314-516-5909 University of Missouri - St. Louis fax: 314-516-6468 St. Louis, MO 63121 email: [log in to unmask] The information in this e-mail, and any attachments therein, is confidential and for use by the intended addressee only. If this message is received by you in error please do not disseminate or read further. Please reply to the sender that you have received the message in error, and then delete the message. Thank you.