New User Interface for Cambridge Scientific Databases

CSA has developed a new interface for users, named Illumina. Users will now see a different look when they log into databases published by Cambridge Scientific Abstracts.

Combined, Syracuse University Library and Moon Library at SUNY ESF subscribe to over twenty databases from CSA, from ARTbibliographies Modern to Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management.

According to CSA, Illumina has these features and enhancements:
Easier to use “Quick Search” with improved navigation
ADA and SENDA compliance
Elimination of frames
Improved integration of help files
Online tutorials
New custom default options
Multi-language interface options
Search Tools including Combined Search
Dynamic de-duplication of records with show/hide duplicates option
Hyper-linked descriptor terms for quick execution of new search queries
QuikBib bibliography creator

If you’d like more information about these features, be sure to ask us!

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