Thursday, March 31, 2016

Trial: Clinical Key

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to the Clinical Key until 27th May 2016. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

Access Clinical Key from:
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.clinicalkey.com
(University login required off campus)

ClinicalKey offers access to Elsevier's current medical and surgical content including:

  • 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
For hep, see the Clinical Key Quick Reference Card or the Complete User Guide.


After trying Clinical Key, 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.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Planned Downtime: ProQuest Databases

ProQuest will be performing scheduled maintenance on Saturday 2nd April from 10pm, lasting approximately 8 hours.  This will affect access to several Chadwyck-Healey databases, including:

  • Early English Books Online (EEBO)
  • House of Commons Parliamentary Papers
  • The John Johnson Collection

Plus the following 'Literature Online' Modules:

  • African American Poetry
  • American Drama 1714-1915
  • American Poetry
  • Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature
  • Bibliography of American Literature
  • Canadian Poetry
  • Early American Fiction 1789-1850
  • Early American Fiction 1789-1875
  • Early English Prose Fiction
  • Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare
  • Eighteenth-Century Fiction
  • English Drama
  • English Poetry
  • English Poetry, Second Edition
  • King James Bible
  • Nineteenth-Century Fiction
  • The Faber Poetry Library
  • Twentieth-Century African American Poetry
  • Twentieth-Century American Poetry
  • Twentieth-Century English Poetry
  • Webster's Third New International Dictionary

On attempting to access these products during the downtime, you will be re-directed to a web page explaining the scheduled maintenance.

ProQuest thank you for your patience, and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Trial: Telegraph Historical Archive (1855 – 2000)


University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to the Telegraph Historical Archive 15th April 2016. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

Access Telegraph Historical Archive from:
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/default/livuni?db=TGRH (University login required off campus)

The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 is the fully searchable digital archive of what was once the world’s largest selling newspaper. Researchers can full text search across 1 million pages of the newspaper’s backfile from its first issue to the end of 2000, including issues of the Sunday Telegraph from 1961.

After trying Telegraph Historical Archive, 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.

Planned Downtime: Web of Knowledge

Thomson Reuters will be performing routine systems maintenance to their services on Sunday 10th April 2016 between 1pm and 4pm.

There will be intermittent outages during this time affecting access to Web of Science, InCites, ResearcherID and EndNote Online, as well as two 15 minute instances of downtime.

Thomson Reuters apologise for any inconvenience due as a result of this work

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Trial: Global Competition Review

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Global Competition Review until 15th June 2016. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

Access Global Competition Review from:
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://globalcompetitionreview.com/
 (University login required off campus)

Global Competition Review provides access to daily coverage of case and policy developments, feature articles, conference reports, insight on topical issues and news content back to 1997. In addition, EU cartel fines data and analysis is available from 2005-2014 and a global cartel fines survey is sue this year. A Q&A element offers an overview of laws around the world.

After trying Global Competition Review, 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.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Downtime: Cambridge Journals Online

Today (Monday 14th march) Cambridge Journals Online is currently experiencing intermittent access problems, which Cambridge University Press are working to fix as soon as possible.

In addition, there will be short outages of Cambridge Journals Online platform between 07:00 GMT and 13:00 GMT on Sunday 20th March 2016, as a result of essential system upgrade work.

Cambridge University Press apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Friday, March 11, 2016

Planned Downtime: ProQuest Resources

From 3am to 11am on Sunday 13th March 2016, ProQuest will be performing scheduled maintenance to it's systems infrastructure.
During this time, access to the ProQuest resources listed below will not be available:

Early English Books Online (EEBO)
ebrary eBooks
Periodicals Archive Online
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global
ProQuest Hospital Collection
British Periodicals Collection
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Baltimore Afro-American
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Guardian and The Observer
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Irish Times and The Weekly Irish Times
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Amsterdam News
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with Index
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Times of India
RefWorks
Vogue Archive

On accessing any of the resources, you will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled maintenance.

ProQuest thank you for your patience, and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Artemis Primary Sources: A database showcase for humanities and social science students

Where: Foyer of the Sydney Jones Library
When: Monday 14th March 2016 10.30am -2pm

Looking for primary source material to use within your assignments or dissertation? Why not come along to this library showcase on Monday 14th March to discover what the Artemis Primary Sources database has to offer.

Artemis allows researchers of all levels at the university to access several Gale primary source collections, comprising millions of pages of material, in one platform. It includes sophisticated, easy to use analytics tools that enable both professional academics and students alike to make new discoveries within a wealth of primary source material. The database includes sources from the following archive collections:

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
19th Century British Newspapers
19th Century UK Periodicals
Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004
Eighteenth Century Collections
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
Picture Post Historical Archive
The Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2012
The Financial Times Historical Archive, 1888-2010
The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003
The Listener Historical Archive 1929-
The Making of the Modern World
The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2006
The Times Digital Archive
Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive, 1902-2011

Artemis combines these collections and brings to the surface new research connections across several centuries—and millions of pages of—newspapers, books, manuscripts, maps, and photographs. Pop along to learn more about how you can use this resource for your studies. There will be free tea, coffee and biscuits alongside the database demos. Please get in touch with HLC Liaison Librarian, Catherine McManamon, if you have any additional queries: cmc@liv.ac.uk