Tag Archives: Literature

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.

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.

 

Oxford Reference updates

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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.

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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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.

Palgrave Connect E-Books – New Additions

new-connect-logoOver 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.

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

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

Trial access to Gunsho Ruiju

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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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