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New E-Books from Cambridge Core

A further 253 e-books across most subject areas have been added to DiscoverEdCambridge Core hosts books from a variety of publishers including Edinburgh University Press, Cambridge University Press, Boydell & Brewer.  A list of the new titles and subject areas can be found in the spreadsheet here.

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.

New Cambridge University Press E-Books Available

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A further 173 e-books are available from Cambridge University Press, Edinburgh University Press and Boydell & Brewer across a wide variety of subject disciplines.  Please see the title list here.  The e-books are now available on DiscoverEd.

New Cambridge University Press E-Books Available

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We have added to DiscoverEd, 304 new monographs and 113 new coursebooks from the following subject areas: American History, American Literature, Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy, British History, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Drama and Theatre, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economics, Engineering, English Literature, European and World Literature, European History, Film, Media, Mass Communication, History Cross Discipline, History Other Regions, Language and Linguistics, Law, Life Sciences, Management, Mathematics, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Statistics and Probability.  Most of the e-books are published by Cambridge University Press but some of the monographs are also published by Edinburgh University Press, Boydell & Brewer and the ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute.

A list of the new titles can be found in this spreadsheet with the monographs on tab 1 and the coursebooks on tab 2.  Columns can be filtered by subject discipline.

Further info

This is the first batch of e-books to be loaded into DiscoverEd since Cambridge University Press launched Cambridge Core.  This new website replaces the separate websites they previously maintained for their e-journals, e-books, Cambridge Companions series, Cambridge Histories series, University Publishing Online.

Cambridge University Press E-Book Additions – September

CBO-logo-600x63 (new)A further 130 monographs and 32 coursebooks have been made available in September.  A list of the additions can be found at the links below.  These are now available via DiscoverEd.

September Monograph Additions

September Coursebooks Additions

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/ebooks

If a book you require is not held by the library, please visit our Library Resources Plus webpage.

Elsevier E-Books – new titles available

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We have added over 600 new Elsevier E-Books into DiscoverEd.  These new titles cover most subject areas.  A list of the new titles can be found here.

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/ebooks

If a book you require is not held by the library, please visit our Library Resources Plus webpage.

Cambridge Books Online – More E-Books Added

CBO-logo-600x63 (new)For this academic year we have expanded our holdings to include coursebooks – we have now loaded 8000+ e-books across most subject disciplines to DiscoverEd.  A list of the additions can be found here.

A full list of our Cambridge Books Online can be found here.  We will provide monthly updates on new titles added.

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/ebooks

If a book you require is not held by the library, please visit our Library Resources Plus webpage.

 

Autumn E-Book News

The following have seen additions to content and have been or are in the process of being added to our catalogue.

ae-logoAccess Engineering has seen about 30 title additions as well as new calculators and videos over the last couple of months – see the new titles listed at http://ezproxy.is.ed.ac.uk/login?url=http://accessengineeringlibrary.com/pages/updates

 

logoWe have added 1156 e-books to our Cambridge Books Online package (includes some partner press titles).  Titles have been added to most subject areas.  Access the list here.

 

Screenshot 2014-10-31 14.02.39Cambridge Histories Online – we have purchased the 2014 published titles and these are in the process of being added to our catalogue as the titles are published (final titles due 5th Dec).  The list can be browsed here.

 

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Dawsonera – A further 223 titles were added to our catalogue over the last couple of months.  See the title list here.

 

 

 

logoEBL – A further 140 titles were added to our catalogue over the last couple of months.  See the list here.

 

 

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ebook logoEbsco/MyILibrary – A further 59 title have been added to our catalogue during Sept and Oct.  See the title list here.

 

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IEEEXplore – we have added a further 21 titles published by IEEE-Wiley.  Titles listed here.

 

 

 

ohoOxford Handbooks Online –  Archaeology, Classical studies and History modules (6 titles).  We have purchased the 2014 published titles listed here.

 

EO_OxfordScholarshipOnline_LRCBanner We have added a further 90 titles from Oxford Scholarship Online to our catalogue.  A list of the new titles is here.

 

new-connect-logoFrom Palgrave Connect we have 164 new titles in Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Education, History, International Relations & Development, Media & Culture, Political Science, Religion & Philosophy, Social Sciences and Theatre & Performance.  We have received the final update for 2014.  Further titles will become available to us in March 2015.  See the list here.

 

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Royal Society of Chemistry – We have added 14 more titles to our catalogue recently.  A list is here.

 

 

logoFrom Springer we have access to a further 521 e-books across most subject disciplines.  See the title list here.

 

 

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From Taylor & Francis we have added an additional 172 titles in Education to the catalogue.  See all 4 tabs on the excel list here.

 

 

University Press Scholarship Online

University Press Scholarship Online  has an additional 1226 titles added to our holdings in a wide range of subject areas and academic publishers.  These have been added to the catalogue but see also a title list here.

 

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Wageningen  – we have a further 14 titles, subject area life sciences.  Access the list here.

 

2013_WOL_logoA further 100 new Wiley Online Library titles have been added to our catalogue.  A list of the titles is available here.

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/ebooks

If a book you require is not held by the library, please visit our Library Resources Plus webpage.

 

 

 

Web of Science – New KCI Korean Journal Database

kci-lrghdrFollowing last week’s upgrade to Web of Science, we now have access to the New KCI Korean Journal Database. The KCI Korean Journal Database is a searchable repository of literature from Korea and is available for selection listed on the drop down ‘Search’ list.

The KCI Korean Journal Database provides a comprehensive snapshot of the most influential regional content from researchers in South Korea. Using citation connections from the Web of Science™, regional work is framed within the broader context of global research.

Further information at:

http://wokinfo.com/products_tools/multidisciplinary/kci_kjd/

Online recorded training at:

http://wokinfo.com/training_support/training/kci-korean-journal-database/

 

Further information about our databases can be found at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases

New E-Book Collections – August

We have recently purchased 3 new e-book collections.  The individual titles are in the process of being added to our catalogue but links to the collections are available from the e-book A-Z list.

 

Access Engineeringae-logo

Access Engineering provides access to over 200 engineering reference sources; 5,000 interactive graphs and downloadable tables and charts; personalization tools; instructional videos. Includes Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, Marks Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Roark’s Formulas for Stress and Strain, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers.

 

Casalini e-books package

The Casalini full text platform (Torrossa) provides access to a selection of 1,867 scholarly e-books from Italian and Spanish academic publishers since 2000 for Edinburgh University Casalini logousers. The collection consists of 1,188 titles on Italian studies and Italian literature and 679 titles on Spanish studies. The books are in Italian or Spanish and can be either downloaded or viewed online in PDF format (it is necessary to disable pop-up blockers on your web browser and also in your Google tool bar if applicable). The e-book collection is fully searchable, including by words in the full text. Click here to get a full list of the e-book titles.

 

 Wageningen Academic Publisherswag logo

We now have access to the e-books published between 2002 and 2014 on the Wageningen Academic Publishers platform.  Main subject areas include Animal & Veterinary Science, Environmental  & Plant Science, Food Science and Social Science.

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/ebooks