Tag Archives: e-books

New Law E-Books Available

We have purchased the 2017 Hart Collection from Bloomsbury.  We have already added 61 titles to DiscoverEd and the remaining titles will be added as they are published.  A full list of the 125 titles are listed here and the status column K will show the available titles already added to DiscoverEd.

ClinicalKey – new subscription

Following a successful trial, we now subscribe to Elsevier’s ClinicalKey.

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that helps health professionals make decisions anywhere, anytime, in any patient scenario.  It allows you to access the latest (indexed daily), evidence-based answers in every medical and surgical speciality and contains:

* Full-text medical and surgical books and journals
* First Consult point-of-care monographs
* Customizable patient education handouts
* Drug monographs from Gold Standard
* Thousands of videos, including those from Procedures Consult
* Millions of images
* Practice guidelines
* Clinical trials from clinicaltrials.gov
* Fully indexed MEDLINE

A full list of the content on ClincialKey can be found at https://elsevierresources.com/clinicalkey/clinicalkey/content/

A user guide can be accessed from https://www.clinicalkey.com/info/uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2017/05/ClinicalKey_UserGuide.pdf

Personalisation and App access

Choose “Other institution login” or “Remote Access” to set a personal account.  This will allow you to save articles/images, searches/search history, change language, store presentations, set up table of contents alerts etc.

 

Further info

ClinicalKey can be accessed via the Medicine Databases A-Z list and DiscoverEd.  The individual e-book and e-journal titles have been added to DiscoverEd.  Where there is a restriction on downloading an e-book for offline reading from the ClinicalKey website, we will maintain access on the Elsevier e-Library website where this is allowed – both links will be displayed in DiscoverEd.

ClinicalKey is also available to our alumni – see the full list of Alumni E-Resources at http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-subject-a-z/alumni-e-resources

Sociology Source Ultimate now available

We have upgraded our SocIndex with Fulltext subscription to Sociology Source Ultimate.

Sociology Source Ultimate features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. Sociology Source Ultimate contains full text for more than 1000 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 1000 books and monographs, and full text for over 40,000 conference papers.  Sociology Source Ultimate features more than 26,000 author profiles covering the most cited and most influential authors in the database, who are experts in their field.  Coverage of topics ranges from gender identity, marriage and family, to demographics, political sociology, religion and socio-cultural anthropology.

Further info

Title lists can be downloaded from https://www.ebscohost.com/academic/sociology-source-ultimate

In addition to the database entry added to several database lists, individual journals and e-books are listed in DiscoverEd.

Academic Search Complete now available

We have upgraded our Academic Search Premier subscription to Academic Search Complete.

The Academic Search Complete multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 8,500 journals, including full text for more than  7,300 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,400 journals.  Academic Search Complete offers access to video content from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency. Videos relevant to the search terms will appear in a carousel in the result list. With footage from 1930 to the present and updated monthly, this collection of more than 60,000 videos covers a wide variety of topics.

Further info

Title lists can be downloaded from https://www.ebscohost.com/academic/academic-search-complete

In addition to the database entry added to several database lists, individual journals and e-books are listed in DiscoverEd.

Trial access to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

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We have trial access until 31st January to Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

This resource contains full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press, such as Oppenheim, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Together with Judge Bruno Simma, books in the following four categories have been selected for inclusion:

  • Authoritative treatises, which continue to define their area of law
  • Black-letter reference works and commentaries, which will help you to answer practical questions about the law
  • Classic works on international law, which remain influential in their field today
  • Flagship publications, which provide innovative perspectives on current legal problems

All titles are fully searchable and browsable by subject matter, title and author, and are linked, via the Oxford Law Citator, to relevant case reports and articles within all of Oxford University Press’s online law products.

We are interested in your opinion on whether to subscribe to this resource or not.  This can be done by completing a trial feedback form

All e-resources currently on trial can be found listed on our Trials Webpage.

Oxford Scholarship Online – new e-books added

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We have added 110 new Oxford Scholarship Online e-books to DiscoverEd.  A title list can be found here.

Oxford Handbooks Online – new e-books added

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We have added the following Oxford Handbooks to DiscoverEd:

The Oxford handbook of the Aztecs / edited by Deborah L. Nichols and Enrique Rodríguez-Alegría.
Oxford handbook of contemporary Buddhism / edited by Michael Jerryson.
The Oxford handbook of international climate change law / edited by Kevin R. Gray, Richard Tarasofsky, and Cinnamon Carlarne.
Late Victorian into modern / edited by Laura Marcus, Michèle Mendelssohn, and Kirsten E. Shepherd-Barr.
The Oxford handbook of British poetry, 1660-1800 / edited by Jack Lynch.
The Oxford handbook of the theory of international law / edited by Anne Orford and Florian Hoffmann.
The Oxford handbook of Islamic philosophy / edited by Khaled El-Rouayheb and Sabine Schmidtke.
The Oxford handbook of developmental linguistics / edited by Jeffrey L. Lidz, William Snyder, and Joe Pater.
The Oxford handbook of language and society / edited by Ofelia García, Nelson Flores, and Massimiliano Spotti.
The Oxford handbook of organizational identity / edited by Michael G. Pratt, Majken Schultz, Blake E. Ashforth and Davide Ravasi.
The Oxford handbook of Roman law and society / edited by Paul J. du Plessis, Clifford Ando, and Kaius Tuori.
The Oxford handbook of the economics of prostitution / edited by Scott Cunningham and Manisha Shah.
The Oxford handbook of Shakespearean tragedy / edited by Michael Neill and David Schalkwyk.
The Oxford handbook of the law and regulation of technology / edited by Roger Brownsword, Eloise Scotford, and Karen Yeung.

Further Info.

The following Oxford Handbook subject collections are available to the University of Edinburgh – Archaeology, Business & Management, Classical Studies, Criminology and Criminal justice, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religion up to the end of 2016 copyright year.

Bloomsbury E-Books – more added

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Earlier this year we purchased Hart 2014 and 2015 collection e-book packages, we have now purchased a further 3 collections – Hart 2016, Education 2015 and Second Language Acquisition Archive 2001-2012.

These have all been added to DiscoverEd.  Hart 2016 titles will continue to be added to DiscoverEd until the end of the year.

Further info

The Hart 2014, 2015, 2016, Education 2015 and Second Language Acquisition Archive title lists can be found here.