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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.

Academic Video Online – more content added

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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.

Subject links

Art & DesignArt & 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

Psychology and Counselling

Science & Engineering

Social Sciences – Anthropology, Business & Economics, Criminal Justice, Education, Environment, Food, Human Rights, Media Studies, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Social Theory

Further info

Access this database via the main AZ list list as well as several subject specific AZ lists.  Content is in the process of being added to DiscoverEd.

Further info about this resource also appears on the SPS Librarian blog and the New College Librarian blog.

Oxford Scholarship Online – new e-books

A further 197 e-books across a variety of subject disciplines have been added to Oxford Scholarship Online and these are now  available in DiscoverEd.

A list of the new additions can be found in the spreadsheet here.

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JSTOR – Arts and Science XV available

jstor_logoWe 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.

Further info

JSTOR is also listed on the Databases AZ list.

 

Periodicals Archive Online – additional titles available

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:

Title Publisher ISSN Full Text
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Last
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
Signal Thimble Press 0037-4954 1-Sep-1970 1-Jan-2003
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
TriQuarterly The University 0041-3097 1-Jan-1964 1-Jan-2005
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 – new e-books added

University Press Scholarship Online

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 just added the June 2016 update titles into DiscoverEd.  See the list of titles added so far this year here.

Oxford Handbooks Online – new content purchased

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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

Access

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.

An entry for Oxford Handbooks Online is also listed on the E-book AZ list and the Databases AZ list.

Africa Wide Information – database trial

africa wide logoThe 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

This trial is listed in DiscoverEd and the E-Resources Trial Webpage where links to trial feedback forms can be found.

Trial access to Academic Video Online

Types of video

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.

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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

DISCIPLINE URLs

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 Counsellinghttp://search.alexanderstreet.com/psychology-counseling

Science & Engineeringhttp://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

 

Academic Video Online can also be accessed via DiscoverEd and the E-Resources Trial Webpage

New e-journal subscriptions

The following new e-journal subscriptions have been added to DiscoverEd.  Click the cover image to access the e-journal directly.

DeGruyter Platform – Journal of Ancient History

Journal of Ancient History

Ovid Platform – Cornea and Journal of Glaucoma

Cornea

Journal of Glaucoma

ProQuest Platform – Harper’s Bazaar

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