With many of you currently not in Edinburgh and access to our Library’s print collections severely restricted, knowing the options for accessing material that isn’t available online or that the Library doesn’t have in its collections has become increasingly important.
While the Covid-19 pandemic has reduced the number of options available to you, there are still possibilities existing that you can take advantage of.
It’s really important that you check if the Library has the item or material you are looking for in its collections, whether online or in print. Searching Google or Google Scholar will not give you this information (even if you have set up Google Scholar for full text access). DiscoverEd will show you what we (the Library) have. Continue reading →
Thanks to a request from a student in SPS the Library currently has trial access to the Universal Database of Ukrainian Periodicals (UDB-UKR) from EastView. The world’s first database of newspapers and magazines of Ukraine, it includes publications in Russian, Ukrainian and English.
You can access the Universal Database for Ukrainian Periodicals from the E-resources trials page.
Access is available on and off-campus.
The Library has recently purchased back issue access to the e-journal British Politics. This now ensures that the Library has full access to this e-journal from 2006 (vol. 1) onwards.
Published by Palgrave Macmillan, British Politics is a peer-reviewed academic journal designed to promote research in British political studies. It incorporates a range of research papers and review articles from all theoretical perspectives, and on all aspects of British politics.
The Library already had access to several years of this journal via other e-journal collections, however, this purchase ensures the Library has full and permanent access to this e-journal from it’s first volume and issue onwards.
Families, Relationships and Societies – an international Journal of research and debate is a new social science journal exploring family life, relationships and generational issues from interdisciplinary, social science perspectives. It aims to encompass the fluidity, complexity and diversity of contemporary social and personal relationships and their need to be understood in the context of different societies and cultures.
The Journal of Sexual Medicine aims to serve as an interdisciplinary forum to integrate the exchange among disciplines concerned with the whole field of human sexuality. It covers the best and latest research in basic science and clinical research in male, female, and couple’s sexual function and dysfunction.