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CAB Direct

CAB Direct

Gateway to the world's applied life sciences

CAB Direct is CABI’s online database platform, providing a single point of access to all of your CABI database subscriptions.  

 

CAB Direct 'Highly Recommended' by CHOICE magazine

The CAB Direct platform, a single point of access to all of CABI’s databases, has been rated as “highly recommended” for undergraduates, researchers, faculty members, technical programme students, professionals and practitioners in the March 2017 issue of CHOICE magazine.

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The new version of CAB Direct was launched in July 2016 and libraries/institutions are finding out how it improves the literature research experience for their users!

CABI worked with development partners from across academia and industry to develop the next generation of the CAB Direct platform. Designed around the way researchers work, CAB Direct has completely new features to help you get more out of the literature, a more intuitive user experience, and has a new look and feel.

Visit www.cabdirect.org

To requests a free institutional trial of the new CAB Direct, or any of CABI’s online resources, please contact sales@cabi.org  

CAB Direct is the only online platform built specifically to help you get the most out of CABI’s world class databases, CAB Abstracts and Global Health, and over 30 Online Database Subsets. The platform enables you to access the most thorough and extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences.

Through CAB Direct's innovative platform you, and your users, have access to:

  • over 11 million bibliographic records across the applied life sciences
  • over 340,000 full text articles hosted by CABI
  • many other authoritative reviews, news articles and reports

CAB Direct uses CAB Thesaurus, the extensive online index of CABI terms for searching; you can send your search query to CAB Thesaurus and back to CAB Direct at a click of a button to pinpoint the precise information that you require.

Improved, personalise your experience with My CABI

New, organise your work with My Projects

New, analyse the literature with visualisations

New, add notes with Highlight and Annotate

Enhanced, search experience

New, navigate using Browse

We offer a variety of promotional materials for use in your library and by your researchers.

To explain features and benefits of the new CAB Direct platform, we have published:

  • BROCHURE: CAB Direct Platform
  • CASE STUDY: CAB Abstracts on CAB Direct, Panama disease of bananas
  • CASE STUDY: Global Health on CAB Direct, Aedes mosquitoes - carriers of Zika virus
  • POSTER: CAB Abstracts on CAB Direct  

To requests copies, please contact sales@cabi.org  

We have compiled a list of key questions regarding the new CAB Direct Platform, along with answers which we hope you will find useful.  

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS