The 1st workshop on Chinese and foreign electronic databases was held by the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information on April 10. The workshop aimed at introducing the newly-introduced databases by JAAS library and addressing the problems of scientists and technicians confront.
Engineers of ProQuest.com, Elsevier.com, and Tongfang Knowledge Network were invited to introduce the new functions and display specific operations in searching the databases, including CAB Abstracts Plus.
During the workshop, scientists and technicians held discussions with the engineers and raised questions, which received direct feedback. The workshop provided a great significance for JAAS scientists and technicians in that it helped them to retrieve information more accurately, efficiently and promptly.