Inclusion in the Bielefeld Academic Search Engine


Following the successful inclusion of DRJ in the SERP-P database, another DRJ milestone is its inclusion in the BASE repository/database of the Bielefeld University where the 133 articles of the journal have been indexed. BASE is one of the world's foremost open access database provider especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 340 million documents from more than 11,000 content providers where you can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library (Germany).

BASE boast of the following features:

1. Content providers are indexed only after checking by qualified personnel of Bielefeld University Library.

2. Only document servers and journals that comply with the specific requirements of academic quality and           relevance are included.

3. Our list of content providers provides transparency in the searches.

4. Discloses web resources of the "Deep Web", which are ignored by commercial search engines or get lost in the  vast quantity of hits.

5. Correction, normalization and enrichment of metadata by means of automated methods.

6. Multilingual search (find search terms in more than 20 translated languages).

7. The display of search results includes precise bibliographic data.

8. Display of access and terms of re-use for a document.

9. Several options for sorting the result list (by author, title, date).