In February 2016, EI published the latest list of included journals. “Journal of Lake Sciences” (ISSN 1003-5427) was recorded by EI Compendex formally. The editorial department was informed that “Journal of Lake Sciences” will be recorded by EI Compendex from the first issue of 2016. The specific search and retrieval of this journal in EI database might be available later.
EI is one of the three largest searching databases. Currently, it has recorded 3639 kinds of global engineering, technical and relevant journals. Besides, it also records the significant meetings and thesis of relevant fields. EI focuses especially on the selection and reprocessing of original documents. All documents have been retrieved in EI topic dictionary, guaranteeing the accuracy, relevance, completeness and high-quality of original documents when they are retrieved in the database. Till January 2016, EI Compendex has recorded 18.80 million relevant documents of 190 professionals from 76 countries. In 2015, EI Compendex recorded 1.33 million new entries. Besides of providing the historical documents since 1884 for retrieving, EI Compendex also cooperated with the world largest database Scopus, providing secondary documents data of recorded documents, such as quotation statistics, citing records and author records.
In February 2016, EI newly recorded over 20 kinds of Chinese journals and ended the record of over 30 kinds of Chinese journals. Journals recorded together with “Journal of Lake Sciences” include “Acta Geographica Sinica”, “Acta Geologica Sinica”, “Environmental Science” and “Chinese Science Bulletin”.
The whole list of EI newly recorded journals is available on the following website Compendex Source List (Feb 2016).