Thursday, October 22, 2015

TRIAL: The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL)

The University of Liverpool has trial access to The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) until 19th November 2015.

Click here to access The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL):
http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/login?url=http://www.gseresearch.com/sol
 (University login required off campus).

The Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) contains more than 10,000 individually searchable chapters, case studies and journal articles drawn from more than 800 book and journal volumes.  SOL gives instant access to research on sustainability and hundreds of case studies on best practice from international organisations.  It covers topics including sustainability, responsible business, ethics, corporate governance, development economics and the environment.

After trying Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments. Do get in touch, we really want to know what you think about this resource.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

TRIAL: Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to ‘Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts’ Volumes I and II, until 22nd November 2015.

To access this trial go to:

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume I
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://psyc.alexanderstreet.com

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume II
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.alexanderstreet.com/ctrn

(login required).

This  resource is available in two volumes.  It enables students and researchers to look closely at the client-therapist relationship and understand the nature of that relationship over several therapy sessions.   Through this resource students are able to witness the treatment processes of therapists and consider the outcomes of the treatment.   Researchers are able to make real-life observations, draw data-driven conclusions and compare therapeutic methods in relation to the client’s outcome.

Counselling and psychotherapy transcripts series includes approximately 6,000 transcripts of actual therapy sessions, 40, 000 pages of client narratives and 25,000 pages of references works in a cross-searchable interface.  All of the transcripts are provided by hundreds of practicing therapists worldwide and they all satisfy the American psychological Association’s Ethics Guidelines for use and anonymity.

Staff and students are encouraged to take advantage of this resource during the trial and to provide feedback.  This will enable the Library to assess the usefulness of this resource.   After trying the Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments

Planned Downtime: IEEE Xplore

IEEE Xplore will be unavailable from 2pm until 5pm on Saturday 24th October 2015 due to scheduled maintenance being undertaken by the publisher.

IEEE apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience as they work to improve the IEEE Xplore experience.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

TRIAL: GREENR

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to ‘GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources).’ until 13th November 2015.

To access this trial go to:
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/livuni?db=GRNR
(login required off-campus).

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) is a new online resource that offers authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more.  This resource includes journal articles, videos, case studies and statistics, and covers topics such as animal welfare, biodiversity, conservation, economic growth and environmental justice

After trying the GREENR, please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

NEW RESOURCE: Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Politics and Society

University of Liverpool staff and students now have access to ‘Nineteenth Century Collections Online: British Politics and Society’

The British Politics and Society archive in Nineteenth Century Collections Online includes tens of thousands of historical primary sources relating to the social and  political climate in Great Britain during the “long” nineteenth century. Research and explore a range of primary sources covering such topics as British domestic and foreign policy, the working class, trade unions, Chartism, Owenism, public protest, radical movements, the cartographic record, political reform, education, family relationships, religion, and leisure.

To access this resource, click here



Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Downtime: JSTOR

14/10/2015

JSTOR have been experiencing intermittent, site-wide access issues that affect use of JSTOR for the past couple of days. JSTOR engineers are working hard to restore stable access as quickly as possible.

Please check their 'Platform Updates' page (http://about.jstor.org/jstor-help-support/jstor-updates) for service alerts about these issues. They will post the most current information on that page, as it happens.

JSTOR apologise for this inconvenience

Monday, October 12, 2015

TRIAL: 'African American Communities’ and ‘Popular Medicine in America 1800-1900'

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access* to two primary source collections; ‘African American Communities’ and ‘Popular Medicine in America 1800-1900’ until 4th November 2015

To access these collections, follow the links below:

African American Communities’ and ‘Popular Medicine in America 1800-1900
(login required off-campus)

African American Communities is an online resource which showcases a diverse range of primary source material focusing on race relations across social, political, cultural and religious arenas. The resource focuses predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St Louis, Brooklyn, and towns and cities in North Carolina. This collection presents multiple aspects of the African American community through personal diaries and scrapbooks, pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records and in-depth oral histories. It is particularly relevant for students, teachers and researchers of African American and American studies.

Popular Medicine in America presents materials from the Library Company of Philadelphia’s extensive collection. The resource documents the history of ‘popular’ medicine in America during the nineteenth century, featuring a wide variety of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. It includes a colourful array of advertisements and popular texts. This resource offers access to highly visual primary source material, together with supplementary features designed to aid research and teaching.


*Please note that PDF download options are not available during trials.


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TRIAL: Artemis Literary Sources

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Artemis Literary Sources until 11th November 2015.

To access this trial go to:
http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/livuni?db=GLS
(login required off-campus).

Artemis Literary Sources integrates all of the collections in Literature Resources from Gale and Literature Criticism Online, allowing you to cross-search a wealth of primary and secondary sources and discover and analyse content in entirely new ways. By bringing these literature resources together, Gale Artemis amplifies the research story of key literary figures through history.

Artemis Literary Sources promotes new discovery and scholarship in literature by allowing scholars to search across a rich array of primary and secondary source material and bring light to new relationships between materials that had been separated by the digital divide.

After trying the Artemis Literary Sources, please leave your comments below. You can choose the anonymous option to comment without needing to have a Blogger account, but it helps if you include your name in your feedback so that we can follow up on comments