Thomson Gale Signs 2 Agreements to Add Journals to InfoTrac
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. -- Thomson Gale, part of The Thomson Corp. has signed two agreements that will bring more than 100 peer-reviewed, full-text journals to its ever-expanding InfoTrac databases.
The agreements are with Sage Publications and Internet Scientific Publications for high-end science, technology and medicine (STM) content. The health content also will be added to the Health and Wellness Resource Center. In the past year, Thomson Gale has added nearly 500 journals to its databases, bringing the number of periodicals available through InfoTrac to 10,200. More than 3,500 of these titles are peer-reviewed and less than 330 of the full-text titles have embargoes.
These recent signings add to a long list of publications that Thomson Gale has added to InfoTrac this year. Included are 11 new titles from Lancet Publications, nine peer-reviewed publications from Indiana University Press and five titles from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
InfoTrac maintains its status as the largest full-text periodical database on the market with more than 80 million articles and growing. Backfile coverage dates back to 1980. The suite of InfoTrac products migrated to the new Thomson Gale PowerSearch platform in July of 2005, adding a number of new features - including cross-searchability.
About The Thomson Corporation and Thomson Gale
The Thomson Corp. (www.thomson.com), with 2004 revenues from continuing operations of $8.10 billion, is a global leader in providing integrated information solutions to business and professional customers. With operational headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Thomson has approximately 40,000 employees and provides services in approximately 130 countries. Its learning businesses and brands serve the needs of individuals, learning institutions, corporations and government agencies with products and services for both traditional and distributed learning. Thomson Gale (www.gale.com) serves the world's information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in their libraries, schools and on the Internet. It is best known for the accuracy, breadth and convenience of its data, addressing all types of information needs - from homework help to health questions to business profiles - in a variety of formats - books, Web-based solutions and microfilm.