May 29, 2020

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Second 2020 Update to Emtree™ Now Available on STN®

The second 2020 update to Emtree, the Embase thesaurus, is now available on STNext® and other STN platforms.

For this release, 704 new preferred terms were added. This includes 561 non-drug terms and 143 drug terms. Emtree now includes over 86,750 preferred terms and more than 412,000 synonyms, and is a rich source for search terminology for the biomedical and medical devices literature. This release paid special attention to the adding of terminology to assist the indexing of Coronavirus 2019-related content.

Further details of this Emtree update are available at:

Please check your strategies for Alerts running in Embase to determine if new terminology would increase your retrieval.