Tag Archives: Sociology

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.

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.

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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Sage Research Methods Update

We recently took out a subscription to the Datasets component of Sage Research Methods following a successful trial.

The datasets included in SAGE Research Methods Datasets are taken from government sources and academic research and demonstrate both qualitative and quantitative methods. Each dataset is presented with an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to best demonstrate how the method is applied.

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These individual datasets have now been added to DiscoverEd following the Sage Research Methods platform change which involved replacing all of our existing records for the books, videos and case studies we already had a subscription to.

The new Sage Research Methods website has been fully redesigned to make it more modern and user friendly.  It is also fully responsive to the different kinds of mobile devices that may be used.  Sage have also improved the discoverability of content with an improved search and methods map.  Browse options have  been enhanced to allow browsing by discipline, content type and method topic.

Further Info

Access Sage Research Methods via our Databases AZ list or DiscoverEd.

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
First
Full Text
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 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.