Tag Archives: Medicine

New E-Books from Cambridge Core

A further 253 e-books across most subject areas have been added to DiscoverEdCambridge Core hosts books from a variety of publishers including Edinburgh University Press, Cambridge University Press, Boydell & Brewer.  A list of the new titles and subject areas can be found in the spreadsheet here.

ClinicalKey – new subscription

Following a successful trial, we now subscribe to Elsevier’s ClinicalKey.

ClinicalKey is a clinical search engine that helps health professionals make decisions anywhere, anytime, in any patient scenario.  It allows you to access the latest (indexed daily), evidence-based answers in every medical and surgical speciality and contains:

* Full-text medical and surgical books and journals
* First Consult point-of-care monographs
* Customizable patient education handouts
* Drug monographs from Gold Standard
* Thousands of videos, including those from Procedures Consult
* Millions of images
* Practice guidelines
* Clinical trials from clinicaltrials.gov
* Fully indexed MEDLINE

A full list of the content on ClincialKey can be found at https://elsevierresources.com/clinicalkey/clinicalkey/content/

A user guide can be accessed from https://www.clinicalkey.com/info/uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2017/05/ClinicalKey_UserGuide.pdf

Personalisation and App access

Choose “Other institution login” or “Remote Access” to set a personal account.  This will allow you to save articles/images, searches/search history, change language, store presentations, set up table of contents alerts etc.

 

Further info

ClinicalKey can be accessed via the Medicine Databases A-Z list and DiscoverEd.  The individual e-book and e-journal titles have been added to DiscoverEd.  Where there is a restriction on downloading an e-book for offline reading from the ClinicalKey website, we will maintain access on the Elsevier e-Library website where this is allowed – both links will be displayed in DiscoverEd.

ClinicalKey is also available to our alumni – see the full list of Alumni E-Resources at http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-subject-a-z/alumni-e-resources

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.

New Cambridge University Press E-Books Available

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A further 173 e-books are available from Cambridge University Press, Edinburgh University Press and Boydell & Brewer across a wide variety of subject disciplines.  Please see the title list here.  The e-books are now available on DiscoverEd.

New Cambridge University Press E-Books Available

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We have added to DiscoverEd, 304 new monographs and 113 new coursebooks from the following subject areas: American History, American Literature, Anthropology, Archaeology, Astronomy, British History, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Drama and Theatre, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economics, Engineering, English Literature, European and World Literature, European History, Film, Media, Mass Communication, 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, Statistics and Probability.  Most of the e-books are published by Cambridge University Press but some of the monographs are also published by Edinburgh University Press, Boydell & Brewer and the ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute.

A list of the new titles can be found in this spreadsheet with the monographs on tab 1 and the coursebooks on tab 2.  Columns can be filtered by subject discipline.

Further info

This is the first batch of e-books to be loaded into DiscoverEd since Cambridge University Press launched Cambridge Core.  This new website replaces the separate websites they previously maintained for their e-journals, e-books, Cambridge Companions series, Cambridge Histories series, University Publishing Online.

Cochrane Clinical Answers – new e-resource

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We have recently added Cochrane Clinical Answers to our A-Z list and DiscoverEd.

Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCAs) provide a readable, digestible, clinically focused entry point to rigorous research from Cochrane systematic reviews. They are designed to be actionable and to inform decision-making at the point of care. Each Cochrane Clinical Answer contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from relevant Cochrane reviews.

Cochrane Clinical Answers homepage

Cochrane Clinical Answers homepage

Further info

You can also access CCA via:

Medicine AZ list

Nursing – Clinical Decision Tools 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.

Cambridge University Press E-Book Additions – September

CBO-logo-600x63 (new)A further 130 monographs and 32 coursebooks have been made available in September.  A list of the additions can be found at the links below.  These are now available via DiscoverEd.

September Monograph Additions

September Coursebooks Additions

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/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.

Cambridge Books Online – More E-Books Added

CBO-logo-600x63 (new)For this academic year we have expanded our holdings to include coursebooks – we have now loaded 8000+ e-books across most subject disciplines to DiscoverEd.  A list of the additions can be found here.

A full list of our Cambridge Books Online can be found here.  We will provide monthly updates on new titles added.

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/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 – ACLS Humanities E-Book package

logoWe have trial access to ACLS Humanities E-Book package until the 5th April.

This electronic resource includes 4,315 full-text, cross-searchable books in the humanities selected by scholars for their continuing importance for research and teaching. Lists of titles can be found online at: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/titlelist.html.

The project includes both in-print and out-of-print books and many prize-winning works. It is a ongoing collaboration of the American Council of Learned Societies, various constituent member learned societies of the ACLS (http://www.humanitiesebook.org/societies.html), and over 100 publishers. 300-500 titles are added every year.

To access HEB, please go to http://www.humanitiesebook.org.

–> Select Browse from top toolbar.

–> Click on any title. This will bring you to a screen with information about the book.

–>To view the full text of a chapter, click on the chapter title in the table of contents. You can select Search from the top toolbar to look for specific titles. To browse through HEB’s special series, select The Collection from the top toolbar and click on the links for series such as the College Art Association Monographs: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/the-collection/series_CAA.html and the Cambridge University Press series: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/the-collection/series_CamUP.html, the Society of Biblical Literature series: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/the-collection/series_SBL.html, and the Records of Civilization series: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/the-collection/series_ROC.html.

HEB Titles Online as of Dec. 2014

To download the spreadsheet, please visit:

http://www.humanitiesebook.org/the-collection/default.html

This spreadsheet, with 4,315 titles in all, represents the total number of books on the HEB site as of Dec. 2014. This list is formatted as a downloadable Excel spreadsheet and includes author, title, publication information, ISBN, LC catalog number, subject area, direct URL, and date live on HEB.

Fields currently covered include Area and Historical Studies in the following: African, American, Asian, Australasian/Oceanian, Byzantine, Canadian, Caribbean, Central European, Comparative/World, Eastern European/Russian, Economic, Environmental, European, Jewish Studies, Latin American, Law, LGBT/Queer Studies, Medicine, Methods/Theory, Middle East, Native Peoples of the Americas, Science/Technology, Women’s Studies. HEB also encompasses the fields of Archaeology, Art and Architectural History, Biblical Studies, Bibliographic Studies, Film and Media Studies, Folklore, Linguistics, Literature, Literary Criticism, Musicology, Performance Studies (theater, music, dance), Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology.

Feedback and further info

We are interested to know what you think of this e-book package and platform 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.