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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.

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.

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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University Press Scholarship Online – new e-books added

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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.

Oxford Bibliographies – additional modules purchased

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Following a successful trial at the end of last year, Oxford Bibliographies modules have been purchased in the following subject areas:

  • American Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Biblical Studies
  • British and Irish Literature
  • Criminology
  • Education
  • Hindu Studies
  • International Law
  • International Relations
  • Jewish Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Developed cooperatively with scholars worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.

Each subject area has an Editor in Chief, Editorial Board, and team of peer reviewers overseeing the development and updating of articles ensuring balanced perspective with scholarly accuracy and a robust updating program to keep researchers informed of advances in their field.  See http://oxfordbibliographiesonline.com/obo/page/subject-list for the list of articles included in each subject module.

Access Oxford Bibliographies via DiscoverEd or the Databases A-Z list.

E-Book News – January update

logoA further 260 new titles have been added to our Cambridge Books Online Collection across the following subject areas; American History, Archaeology, Art, Astronomy, British History, Classical studies, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economics, Education, English Literature, European History, General Science, Geography, 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  .  See the list here.

 

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Dawsonera – We have purchased a further 73 e-books across most subject areas and from a variety of publishers.  These are all on our catalogue.  See the excel list of titles here.

 

logoEBL – We have purchased a further 98 e-books from a variety of publishers across most subject areas.  These have been added to our catalogue.  See the list of titles here.

 

logoEhostEbsco/MyILibrarymyilib_B2B_491X42_hi-res A further 45 titles have been added to our catalogue.  See the list here.

 

 

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We have added a further 201 titles to our Oxford Scholarship Online Collection.  Subject areas include: Business and Management, Classical Studies, Economics and Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Palliative Care, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health and Epidemiology, Religion, Social Work and Sociology.  See the list here.

 

logoWe have access to a further 464 titles from Palgrave in the following subject collection areas: Business & Management Collection 2015, Economics & Finance Collection 2015, Education Collection 2015, History Collection 2015, International Relations & Development Collection 2015, Language & Linguistics Collection 2015, Literature Collection 2015, Media & Culture Collection 2015, Political Science Collection 2015, Religion & Philosophy Collection 2015, Social Sciences Collection 2015 and Theatre & Performance Collection 2015.  New titles will be added weekly until September when the collections will become complete.  See the latest new titles added to our catalogue/Searcher here.

 

SciDirect_WhiteButton_CS6Elsevier Science Direct – We have added a further 16 e-books to our catalogue.  See the list here.

 

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On the Taylor & Francis e-book platform we have access to a further 674 titles primarily in the subject areas of Education, Environment and Sustainability, Philosophy.  See the title list 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.

Trial – Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online

logoWe have trial access to the Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics Online until the 11th December.

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, as well as of Biblical literature.

Feedback and further info

We are interested to know what you think of this e-resource as your comments influence purchase decisions so please do 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.

 

University Press Scholarship Online

We have extended our e-book deal with University Press Scholarship Online  to provide access to over 14,000 key titles across over 25 subject areas in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

These can be browsed at the link above by choosing a subject area and then selecting the show full text option.  Newly published titles will also continue to be added to the library catalogue through regular updates.