Monday, April 23, 2007

TRIAL: Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online (MEMSO)

The Library has a trial of MEMSO until 21st May 2007. MEMSO contains searchable editions of British and Irish (including foreign and colonial papers) printed editions of manuscript source material for the period c. 1000 to c. 1800. Examples of the sort of material included are:
  • The Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII
  • The Calendars of Patent Rolls (c. 1150-1509)
  • The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial (America, West Indies, India, Persia and Japan) (1574-1706)
Manuscript images will begin to be added in 2007, linked to the corresponding searchable text, starting with the Calendar of State Papers, Domestic and Foreign.

To access this trial go to http://sources.tannerritchie.com/ (on campus only).

After using MEMSO please leave a comment.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

TRIAL: Haworth Press e-journals

We have a trial of all Haworth Press e-journals until 30th September 2007. Haworth Press publish nearly 200 journals in a wide range of subjects.

Note that we already subscribe to:

Journal of Homosexuality
Journal of Psychosocial Oncology
Substance Abuse

Our Get Full Text knowledge base has been updated and catalogue records are in preparation. In the meantime you can access these journals from https://www.haworthpress.com/store/E-Text/ViewLibraryEText.asp. Most titles, though fewer years, are also available at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/haworth

If you use any Haworth Press e-journals please leave a comment.

TRIAL: World Scientific Press e-journals (mostly just 2005 and 2006 issues)

We have a trial of all World Scientific Press e-journals, but only the 2005 and 2006 issues for most titles, until 9th September. WSP publish 79 journals in the following fields:

Chemistry
Computer Science
Economics, Finance and Management
Engineering
Environmental Science
Materials Science
Mathematics
Medical and Life Sciences
Nonlinear Science
Physics
Social Sciences

Note that we already subscription to 8 WSP journals.

Our Get Full Text knowledge base has been updated and catalogue records are in preparation.

In the meantime you can access these journals from http://www.worldscinet.com/

If you use any World Scientific Press e-journals please leave a comment.

TRIAL: Bentham Science Publishers e-journals (2006 and 2007 issues)

We have a trial of all Bentham Science Publishers' e-journals on Ingenta Connect, but only the 2006 and 2007 issues, until 23rd May in the first instance (though we have been promised two more two-month trials in total to take us up to September. Bentham publish 79 journals, mainly in the pharmaceuticals area. Note that we have recently started a subscription to Current Drug Safety.

Our Get Full Text knowledge base has been updated and catalogue records are in preparation. In the meantime you can access these journals from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ben

If you use any Bentham Science Publisher's e-journals please leave a comment.

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

TRIAL: Global Health database

We have trials of CABI's Global Health database on both the Ovid platform and on CABI's own platform. Global Health covers all aspects of public health at both the international and community level. Its coverage of international and grey literature and an open serials policy mean that 40% of material contained in Global Health is unique to the database

To access this trial on the Ovid platform, go to
http://gateway.ovid.com/autologin.html on campus. If you are off-campus login to Athens and follow the link to Ovid. Our Ovid trial expires on 2nd May 2007.

To access this trial on the CABI platform, go to
http://217.154.120.06/GlobalHealthtrial and logon with the trial username and password. Our CABI trial expires on 30th April 2007.

Please try both platforms and leave a comment.