Tag Archives: e-journal

New e-journal – BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning

The Library has taken out a subscription to BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning.

BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning focuses on the use of simulation and innovative technology as an educational method or intervention for professionals in all areas of health and social care education, workforce development and quality of care. The journal seeks to contribute to research, innovation and knowledge translation for practitioners, teachers, students and leaders in all health and social care professions who wish to improve clinical outcomes, patient experience, and safety.

Access this e-journal via DiscoverEd.

International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing – new e-journal

We have a new e-journal subscription – International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing 

International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing (IJSMM) is a multidisciplinary journal which aims to provide a unique focus on a wide range of sport management and sport technology topics. It covers advances in theory, new concepts, methods and applications and case studies. Each issue disseminates quality sport-related research relevant to sport technology and sport management, examining both hard and soft perspectives in managing sporting organisations in the public and private sectors.

Journal of Professions and Organization – new subscription

We have a new e-journal subscription – Journal of Professions and Organization

Journal of Professions and Organization aims to be the premier outlet for research on professional organizations, including their work, management and their broader social and economic role.  It will focus on the organizational level but will still maintain a broad interest in professionals, the professions, professionalization, professional practice and relevant work-place issues. The journal is receptive to interdisciplinary perspectives and contributions, with strong interests in all professional organizations, professional service firms (PSFs), and public sector professionals (PSPs). While recognizing the importance of traditional professions, they welcome work on new professions, occupations claiming some professional status, and on knowledge workers more generally.

 

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing – new subscription

We have a new e-journal subscription – 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing.

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing is a peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for world-class research in additive manufacturing and related technologies. The Journal explores emerging challenges and opportunities ranging from new developments of processes and materials, to new simulation and design tools, and informative applications and case studies. Novel applications in new areas, such as medicine, education, bio-printing, food printing, art and architecture, are also encouraged.

The Journal addresses the important questions surrounding this powerful and growing field, including issues in policy and law, intellectual property, data standards, safety and liability, environmental impact, social, economic, and humanitarian implications, and emerging business models at the industrial and consumer scales.

Annual Review of Cancer Biology – now available

Annual Review of Cancer Biology has now been added to DiscoverEd.  This e-journal is a new start for 2017 and will review a range of subjects in cancer research that represent important and emerging areas in the field. The Annual Review of Cancer Biology will be divided into three broad themes: Cancer Cell Biology, Tumorigenesis and Cancer Progression, and Translational Cancer Science.

Further info

We subscribe to the Annual Reviews Sciences Collection – this provide access to 44 titles.  A list can be viewed here.

Aesthetics in Dermatology and Surgery – e-journal now available

With the renewal of our Karger E-Journals package, we have gained access to a new title – Aesthetics in Dermatology and Surgery

A full list of the e-journals available via our Karger deal can be viewed here.

 

 

New Nature Publishing Group e-journals available

3 Nature journals 2016

The following 3 new e-journals have now been added to DiscoverEd.

Nature energy

Nature Energy is interested in all aspects of energy, from its generation and storage, to its distribution and management, the needs and demands of the different actors involved, and the impacts that energy technologies and policies have on different societies.

 

 

 

nature coverNature Microbiology is interested in all aspects of microorganisms, be it their evolution, physiology and cell biology; their interactions with each other, with a host or with an environment; or their societal significance. Nature Microbiology provides a place where all researchers and policymakers interested in microorganisms can come together to learn about the most accomplished and significant advances in the field and to discuss topical issues.

 

 

Nature Reviews MaterialsNRM  is dedicated to publishing reviews and perspectives across the entire spectrum of materials science and engineering.

 

 

 

 

Further Info

The library subscription to Nature Publishing includes all Nature branded e-journal titles as well as selected other titles available from Nature Publishing.  These can be accessed from our e-journal AZ list located within DiscoverED.

Financial Times access issue

Our access to Financial Times via http://www.ft.com/home/uk is currently unavailable due to a renewal issue which is under investigation.  Alternate access to the Financial Times via Factiva remains unaffected.

Update: How we access Financial Times has changed, our A-Z lists and catalogue have been updated with the new link which uses EASE login followed by individual user registration.  The new access also allows you to set up the FT app on your mobile device.  The new link is https://sso.ft.com/sso/auth?entityID=https%3A%2F%2Fidp.ed.ac.uk%2Fshibboleth.

Trials – New E-Resources on Trial

These new trials are now available…

access latinAccess Latin America from Newsbank is on trial until 27th March.  Access Latin America provides indepth coverage of local and regional issues and events via news sources from South America, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and U.S. territories. These daily and weekly newspapers, wire services and broadcast transcripts chronicle local issues and events at their source and provide revealing local perspectives on national and international issues.

 

logoAnnual Review of Linguistics – this new e-journal is on trial for the whole of 2015.  It will cover significant developments in the field of linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and their interfaces. Reviews will synthesize advances in linguistic theory, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, language change, biology and evolution of language, typology, as well as applications of linguistics in many domains.

 

NCCO A Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange from Gale Cengage is on trial until 25th March.  It features primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century. These invaluable documents—many never before available—include government reports, diplomatic correspondences, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more. Documents are sourced from The National Archives, Kew; The National Archives, United States; and other collections.

 

NCCO BTBritish Theatre, Music and the Arts from Gale Cengage is on trial until 25th March.  It features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the nineteenth century, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These rare documents, many of them never before available, are sourced from the British Library and other institutions. Curation is by experts in British arts history. Covering more than a century, and encompassing both the Georgian and Victorian theatre.

 

caribbeanCaribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876 from the American Antiquarian Society and Readex is on trial until 27th March.  Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876—the largest online collection of 18th- and 19th-century newspapers published in this region—will provide a comprehensive primary resource for studying the development of Western society and international relations within this important group of islands.  This unique resource will prove essential for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce, New World slavery and U.S. relations with the region as far back as the early 18th century

 

IFThe Encyclopedia of Political Thought is on trial until 25th March- see full information about this e-resource over at the SPS Blog.

 

FBISForeign Broadcast Information Services (FBIS) Daily Reports: Latin America, 1974-1996 from Readex is on trial until 27th March.  As the United States’ principal historical record of political open source intelligence for more than half a century, the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report is an indispensable source for insights into decades of turbulent world history. The original mission of the FBIS was to monitor, record, transcribe and translate intercepted radio broadcasts from foreign governments, official news services, and clandestine broadcasts from occupied territories. Accordingly, it provides a wealth of information from all countries outside of the U.S.—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe – only the Latin American module is available for this trial but we already have access to other modules.

 

latinLatin American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1805-1922 from Readex is on trial until 27th March.  This newspaper package offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries, these resources provide a wide range of viewpoints from diverse Latin American cultures. Together, both series of Latin American Newspapers chronicles the evolution of Latin America over two centuries through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items.

 

NCCO PPhotography: The World Through the Lens from Gale Cengage is on trial until 25th March.  Including images from Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas, Photography: The World through the Lens assembles collections of photographs, photograph albums, photographically illustrated books and texts on the early history of photography from libraries and archives from across the globe.

 

Feedback and further info

We are interested to know what you think of these e-resources as your comments influence purchase decisions so please fill out our feedback form.

A list of all trials currently available to University of Edinburgh staff and students can be found on our trials webpage.