NJH Indexing and Abstracting


·        EBSCO is an integrated information service that combines various scholarly resources and tools into a single platform. It consolidates reference databases, subscription management, online journals, books and linking services. EBSCO is widely used by libraries, schools, government institutions, medical facilities, corporations and other organizations. By bringing together materials like databases, subscriptions, ebooks and citation links, EBSCO provides a holistic information solution for various user groups. It serves as a one-stop shop for research, education and professional information needs.


·       Crossref operates as the digital object identifiers (DOI) registration agency for scholarly publications. It maintains a citation linking system that allows users to click on references in articles and navigate seamlessly to the cited content, even if hosted on another publisher's platform. This cross-publisher network connects millions of scholarly works from hundreds of academic and industry publishers. The infrastructure provided by Crossref enables researchers to easily traverse citations between disparate online archives, subject to individual access rules. Crossref's interwoven citation links facilitate discovery and exploration within the academic literature.

Google Scholar

  • Google Scholar provides a simple search tool for scholarly literature across various sources. It indexes peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and other academic works from publishers, societies, universities and more. When returning results, Google Scholar evaluates and weighs full text relevance, author, publication, and citations to prioritize the most pertinent resources at the top. Its algorithm highlights the most important academic articles by considering factors like query match, author influence and citation impact within a field. Google Scholar allows users to easily search a wide breadth of scholarly sources and surfaces the most relevant results.