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.
We are about to reload all of our Oxford Reference Premium package e-book titles in DiscoverEd to take account of edition changes, additions and deletions. A list of the 313 titles currently available in the package can be found here.
Please note we also have access to additional titles on the Oxford Reference website out with the above package, these will remain on DiscoverEd.
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
Over 600 new e-books from Palgrave have been added to DiscoverEd. Subject areas include: Business & Management, Economics & Finance, Education, History, Language & Linguistics, Literature, Media & Culture, Political Science Collection, International Relations & Development, Religion & Philosophy, Social Sciences and Theatre & Performance.
A title list of the new additions can be viewed here.
We now have access to over 6,600 e-books on the Palgrave Connect platform, these can be browsed at this link http://www.ezproxy.is.ed.ac.uk/login?url=http://www.palgraveconnect.com/pc/browse/jumpStartResults.
A 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.
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.
We 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.
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If a book you require is not held by the library, please visit our Library Resources Plus webpage.
We have trial access to Gunsho Ruiju until the 19th December.
Gunsho Ruiju is a collection of old Japanese books published from the ancient times to early Edo era. Subjects cover history, literature, religion, language, customs, art, music, cultivated arts, education, morality, legal codes, politics, economy, society and many other topics. Many textual sources are only available in this collection. This is an important primary resource for the study of classical Japanese culture.
The collection consists of three parts: Gunsho Ruiju, Zoku Gunsho Ruiju, and Zoku Zoku Gunsho Ruiju. The number of volumes for each part is as follows:
Gunsho Ruiju: 133 volumes, 1276 digitally compiled books and sources.
Zoku Gunsho Ruiju: 86 volumes, 2,128 digitally compiled books and sources.
Zoku Zoku Gunsho Ruiju: 17 volumes, 350 digitally compiled books and sources.
For further description, please see http://japanknowledge.com/en/contents/gunshoruiju/index.html
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