During the summer we took out a subscription to Academic Video Online following a successful trial earlier this year. A further 1,462 videos have been added across multiple subject areas. Content is regularly added to this database. See the full list of Academic Video Online content here. Columns can be filtered by collection, subject or to highlight the new content only. We will continue to add alerts about new content throughout the academic year.
Art & Design – Art & Architecture, Fashion Studies
Diversity – Asian Studies, Black Studies, LGBT, Women’s Studies
Health Sciences – Counselling and Therapy, Health Policy, Medical Imaging, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Sports Science, Veterinary Science
History – World History, Women’s History, American History
Literature & Language – Drama, Film, Language, Literature
Music & Performing Arts – Classical Music, Dance, Film, Jazz, American Song, Popular Music, Theatre, World Music
Personal Interest – Cooking, How-to, Travel
Social Sciences – Anthropology, Business & Economics, Criminal Justice, Education, Environment, Food, Human Rights, Media Studies, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Social Theory
We now subscribe to the Arts and Science XV package from JSTOR. Arts & Sciences XV has extensive coverage in the humanities, social sciences and sciences, including literature, film, art, music, religion, classical studies, history, education, economics, political science, and sociology.
This collection currently has 81 titles, it will have more than 150 titles by 2018. See a list of the available titles here. These have been added to DiscoverEd. As further titles are made available by JSTOR, these will automatically be added to DiscoverEd.
JSTOR is also listed on the Databases AZ list.
Thanks to funding from JISC Collections, we have access to 50 archival e-journals in the humanities and social sciences subject areas. These e-journals are available on the ProQuest website and have been added to DiscoverEd:
|Agricultural Research||Science and Education Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture||0002-161X||1-Jan-1953||1-Sep-2000|
|American Drama||American Drama Institute||1061-0057||1-Oct-1991||1-Jul-2005|
|Ancient History Resources for Teachers||Division of Humanities, Macquarie University||1032-3686||1-Mar-1971||1-Jan-2005|
|Architecture Plus Design||Media Transasia||0970-2369||1-Nov-1985||1-Nov-2000|
|Australian Journal of French Studies||Monash University.||0004-9468||1-Jan-1964||1-Sep-2000|
|Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin||The Bank||0005-5166||1-Dec-1960||1-Nov-2000|
|The Beethoven Journal||Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies and the American Beethoven Society||1087-8262||1-Apr-1986||1-Dec-2000|
|The Byron Journal||Byron Society Journal, Ltd.||0301-7257||1-Jan-1973||1-Jan-2000|
|Comparative Civilizations Review||0733-4540||1-Jan-1979||1-Oct-2000|
|Critical Review||Libertarian Review Foundation.||0891-3811||1-Dec-1986||1-Oct-2000|
|Dickens Quarterly||Dickens Society||0742-5473||1-Mar-1970||1-Dec-2000|
|Fifteenth Century Studies||Hans-Dieter Heinz, Akademischer Verlag Stuttgart [etc.]||0164-0933||1-Jan-1978||1-Jan-2000|
|Foundation||Science Fiction Foundation||0306-4964||1-Jan-1973||1-Oct-2000|
|The Gaskell Society Journal||Gaskell Society||0951-7200||1-Jul-1987||1-Jan-2005|
|General Linguistics||Pennsylvania State University Press.||0016-6553||1-Jan-1955||1-Jan-2003|
|Haydn Society Journal||The Society||1350-1267||1-Jul-1979||1-Jan-2000|
|Higher Education Review||Tyrrell Burgess, etc.||0018-1609||1-Oct-1968||1-Jul-2000|
|Humanity and Society||Association for Humanist Sociology||0160-5976||1-Jul-1977||1-Nov-2000|
|International Education||College of Education, University of Tennessee||0160-5429||1-Oct-1972||1-Apr-2001|
|International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice||Dept. of Administration of Justice, Wichita State University||0192-4036||1-Apr-1977||1-Oct-2000|
|Irish Economic and Social History||Economic and Social History Society of Ireland||0332-4893||1-Jan-1974||1-Jan-2000|
|Islamic Quarterly||Islamic Cultural Centre.||0021-1842||1-Apr-1956||1-Jan-2000|
|JPMS : Journal of Political and Military Sociology||Northern Illinois University, Sociology Dept.||0047-2697||1-Apr-1973||1-Dec-2000|
|Jamaican Historical Review||Jamaica Historical Society||1010-6367||1-Jun-1945||1-Jan-2001|
|Journal for the Study of Religion||Association for the Study of Religion (Southern Africa)||1011-7601||1-Jan-1980||1-Jan-2000|
|Journal of Housing Research||Washington, D.C. :Office of Housing Policy Research, Fannie Mae, c1990-||1052-7001||1-Jan-1990||1-Jan-2003|
|Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology||Guilford Press||0736-7236||1-Jan-1983||1-Dec-2000|
|Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies||Published under the auspices of the Pakistan American Foundation||0149-1784||1-Sep-1977||1-Dec-2000|
|Journal of Sport Behavior||United States Sports Academy.||0162-7341||1-Feb-1980||1-Dec-2000|
|The Journal of Transport History||University College of Leicester||0022-5266||1-May-1953||1-Sep-1999|
|Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly||Association for Education in Journalism, etc.||1077-6990||1-Jan-1924||1-Jan-2000|
|Judaism||American Jewish Congress||0022-5762||1-Jan-1952||1-Oct-2000|
|Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England||AMS Press||0731-3403||1-Jan-1984||1-Jan-1999|
|New Society||New Science Publications.||0028-6729||4-Oct-1962||27-May-1988|
|Nineteenth Century Theatre||J. Donohue.||0893-3766||1-Apr-1973||1-Dec-2000|
|Queen’s Quarterly||Quarterly Committee of Queen’s University.||0033-6041||1893||1-Dec-2005|
|Restoration and Eighteenth Century Theatre Research||Loyola University of Chicago||0034-5822||1-May-1962||1-Dec-1995|
|Romani Studies||Gypsy Lore Society||1528-0748||1888||1-Aug-1995|
|Scottish Studies Review||Association for Scottish Literary Studies.||0305-0785||1-May-1980||1-Apr-2000|
|The Southern Journal of Philosophy||Dept. of Philosophy, Memphis State University||0038-4283||1-Apr-1964||1-Dec-2000|
|Studies in the Humanities||Indiana University of Pennsylvania.||0039-3800||1-Mar-1969||1-Dec-2000|
|Tennyson Research Bulletin||Tennyson Society.||0082-2841||1-Oct-1967||1-Nov-2001|
|TheatreForum||Theatre Dept. at the University of California||1060-5320||1-Oct-1992||1-Jul-2005|
|Transafrican Journal of History||East African Publishing House||0251-0391||1-Jan-1971||1-Jan-1996|
|Welsh History Review = Cylchgrawn Hanes Cymru||University of Wales Press.||0043-2431||1-Jan-1960||1-Dec-2001|
|Western European Stages||CASTA||1050-1991||1-Oct-1989||1-Oct-2000|
|Western Humanities Review||University of Utah Press, etc.||0043-3845||1-Jan-1947||1-Dec-1995|
|Women’s Studies Journal||Women’s Studies Association New Zealand||0112-4099||1-Aug-1984||1-Apr-2000|
University Press Scholarship Online provides access to over 15,000 key titles across over 25 subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. Delivering academic monograph content from leading university presses, UPSO offers an unparalleled research tool, making disparately published scholarship easily accessible, highly discoverable, and fully cross-searchable via a single, online platform.
We have purchased the following e-book collections to add to our existing Oxford Handbooks Online holdings:
- Archaeology – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Business and Management – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Classical Studies – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Criminology – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Economics and Finance – Foundation, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Collection
- History – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Law – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Collection
- Linguistics – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Literature – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Music – Foundation, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Collection
- Philosophy – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Collection
- Politics – 2015, 2016 Collection
- Psychology – Foundation, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Collection
- Religion – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 Collection
These new purchases now bring us fully up to date with all Oxford Handbooks Online content until the end of 2016. Title lists for the entire collection or subject specific title lists are available at http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/page/title-lists
Basic records for each e-book have been added to DiscoverEd, these will be overwritten with fuller records. Additional titles will be added throughout 2016 as further titles are published.
The Library has set up trial access to Africa Wide Information (Ebsco) until 30th June.
Africa-Wide Information comprises an aggregation of 50 databases sourced from Africa, Europe and North America. Africa-Wide provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary information which documents research and publications by Africans and about Africa.
Africa-Wide covers close to 4 million news articles, scholarly publications articles, books, reports, theses, citations, and grey literature. Records include article abstracts and some full text with keyword indexing to enhance relevant retrieval. The coverage is comprehensive from the 18th century to current and dates back to the 16th century. Africa-Wide Information is an essential resource for those with an interest in African research and publications and for those doing research in an African context, no matter the subject field.
See the full list of databases included in this trial along with their descriptions at http://www.nisc.co.za/products/22/databases/africa-wide-information
We have trial access to Academic Video Online (via Alexander Street Press) until 30th April. Please complete a trial feedback form if you would like the library to subscribe to any of the subject collections.
Academic Video Online is a multidisciplinary collection of videos that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. It delivers more than 48,000 video titles spanning essential subject areas including anthropology, business, counselling, history, music, film, and more. More than half of the titles can be found only at Alexander Street. With 400 new titles added per month, this collection is unmatched in its breadth. Academic Video Online allows students and researchers alike to analyse unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors around the world.
In addition to the breadth and depth of content, Academic Video Online offers a wide range of platform tools for learning, research, and teaching, including:
- Learning segments. More than 14,000 learning segments make it easy for instructors to find and integrate specific video content into the classroom and help users get to the right content faster. Each segment is fully searchable and includes an abstract, making user selection even easier.
- Transcripts. Users view searchable, scrolling transcripts alongside more than 95% of titles.
- Clipping functionality. Users can easily create, annotate, and share video clips and playlists, and can embed them in third-party sites.
- Permanent URLs. All videos, clips, and playlists can be cited at permanent URLs, making integration with any learning management system easy.
- HD-quality player. A video player with a 16:9 aspect ratio that streams up to 2.5 mbps allows for optimized high-definition viewing.
- Comprehensive permissions. Our platform enables in-class, on-campus, and remote viewing.
Academic Video Online – streamed video, all disciplines – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/avon
Playlists – all disciplines – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/playlists – register to make your own
Art & Design – Art & Architecture, Fashion Studies – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/art-design
Diversity – Asian Studies, Black Studies, LGBT, Women’s Studies – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/diversity
Health Sciences – Counselling and Therapy, Health Policy, Medical Imaging, Nursing, Rehabilitation, Sports Science, Veterinary Science – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/health-sciences
History – World History, Women’s History, American History – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/history
Literature & Language – Drama, Film, Language, Literature – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/literature-language
Music & Performing Arts – Classical Music, Dance, Film, Jazz, American Song, Popular Music, Theatre, World Music – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/music-performing-arts
Personal Interest – Cooking, How-to, Travel – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/personal-interest
Psychology and Counselling – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/psychology-counseling
Science & Engineering – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/science-engineering
Social Sciences – Anthropology, Business & Economics, Criminal Justice, Education, Environment, Food, Human Rights, Media Studies, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Social Theory – http://search.alexanderstreet.com/social-sciences