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Elsevier ClinicalKey

Get WorldCat records, holdings, and full-text links for content from Elsevier ClinicalKey.

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If you need access to Collection Manager (the Metadata tab in the WorldShare interface), follow the steps to Create a Collection Manager account.

 This provider has OCLC cataloged collections. If your library does not have a cataloging subscription, see Options for libraries without a cataloging subscription. Use the instructions below for information specific to our provider.

Collection names and IDs 

There are many collections in the global WorldCat knowledge base. Use the collection data in the table to help you find the relevant collections. If your collection is not returned when you search within Collection Manager, try entering a root word and an asterisk (*) as a truncation operator. For example: Elsevier ClinicalKey*

 Caution: See the Elsevier ScienceDirect page if you need e-book and e-journal titles from ScienceDirect collections.

Collection name(s) for searching Collection ID(s) for searching
Elsevier ClinicalKey Flex elsevier.ckflex
Elsevier ClinicalKey Flex Australia elsevier.ckauflex
Elsevier ClinicalKey Journals elsevier.ckjournal
Elsevier ClinicalKey Journals - WAYFless access elsevier.ckjournalathens
Elsevier ClinicalKey Nursing Journals elsevier.ckjournalnurs
Elsevier ClinicalKey Nursing Australia Flex elsevier.cknurauflex
Elsevier ClinicalKey Nursing Journals (ANZ) global.143735.158
Elsevier ClinicalKey Nursing eBooks elsevier.ckebooknurs
Elsevier ClinicalKey Nursing eBooks (ANZ) global.cknaubook
Elsevier ClinicalKey eBooks elsevier.ckebook
Elsevier ClinicalKey eBooks - WAYFless access elsevier.ckebookathens
Elsevier ClinicalKey eBooks Australia elsevier.ckebookau

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Manage WorldCat holdings

WorldCat holdings maintenance is available only to libraries with an OCLC Cataloging and Metadata Subscription.

  1. Navigate to Settings > WorldCat Holdings.
  2. Set Maintain holdings in WorldCat to Yes.
    Now that you have enabled WorldCat Holdings in the institution settings, the collection-level setting for knowledge base collections will be enabled by default.

For additional information, see Configure institution settings for knowledge base collections.

Use collection data with other services

Display full-text links, elevate links from a specific provider, and more. 

  1. Configure institution settings for knowledge base collections.
  2. Use collection data with other services.

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