ROBERT MARCHISOTTO, PH.D.
To the editor: We were very pleased to see Biological Abstracts and BioResearch Index mentioned in the article by William Beatty, "Searching the Literature and Computerized Services in Medicine," in the August issue (1). We noted several factual errors, however, that we wish to point out.
Mr. Beatty states that "Biological Abstracts has no cumulated indexes" (p. 330). He implies that BioResearch Index also has no cumulated indexes. Both of these publications do have biannual cumulated indexes.
In describing the coverage of BioResearch Index (p. 330), Mr. Beatty includes neither review nor meeting literature in his list. In fact, more
ROBERT MARCHISOTTO. Correction: Biosis Services. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:798. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-5-798_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(5):798.
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