Friday, June 24, 2016

Planned Downtime: EBL

ProQuest's EBL ebook resource will be unavailable for approximately three hours on Saturday 23rd July, between 6pm and 9pm, due to scheduled maintenance being performed to the site.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

TRIAL: Factiva

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Factiva until 22nd July 2016. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

Access Factiva from:
https://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://trials.proquest.com/trials/trialSummary.action?view=subject&trialBean.token=OFMYIZCLIMQOI24TV1BV
(University login required off campus)

Factiva is one of the largest, most global digital business aggregators and archives in the world. Factiva.com is a premier business resource with a broad collection of sources that reach across disciplines from communications and technology to linguistics and political science. Combining more than 35,000 sources to give students, lecturers, and researchers access to premium content from 200 countries in 26 languages. This broad range of content provides both local insight and global perspective on every business issue. Content includes: Newspapers, Magazines, Trade Journals, Blogs, Podcasts, and Websites, Other Sources, Reports, Wire Feeds.


After trying the Factiva, 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: Annual Reviews

Annual Reviews website will be unavailable from 11pm on Friday 24th June for approximately 4 hours, whilst the publisher performs routine maintenance to their site.

Annual Reviews apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

TRIAL: Bridgeman Education

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Bridgeman Education until 22nd July 2016. Take a look at this resource, and let us know what you think.

Access Bridgeman Education from:
https://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.bridgemaneducation.com
(University login required off campus)

Bridgeman Education is the online educational resource of the Bridgeman Art Library. It offers access to an archive of over 500,0000 unique high quality digital images of art, history and culture – all copyright cleared for educational use.

Images are sourced directly from leading museums, galleries, artists, photographers and private collections around the world. Bridgeman Art Library represents over 2,000 collections and more than 29,000 artists.

After trying the Bridgeman Education, 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, June 20, 2016

Access to resources UPDATED

The problem causing the access issues experienced this morning has now been fixed.  If you continue to experience errors in accessing library resources, please first clear your browser cache and cookies, then try again.  If problems persist contact the library.

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There are currently issues with access to University of Liverpool library resources, caused by a problem in the system of our authentication provided.

A fix is being worked on as a matter of urgency.

On the main Liverpool campus you can get to resources by removing whichever of the following appears in the url:

  • https://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=  
  • .liverpool.idm.oclc.org 
Off campus, you can use AppsAnywhere and then follow the same advice.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

New Resource: Migration to New Worlds

University of Liverpool Staff and Students have access to a new resource called 'Migration to New Worlds'.

Access Migration to New Worlds via
https://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.migration.amdigital.co.uk

Migration to New Worlds explores the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia during the period 1800 to 1924, known as ‘The Century of Immigration’.

The resource covers all aspects of the migration experience, from departures to arrival and permanent settlement. It presents a unique insight into the personal stories of migrants during this period. Letter collections, travel journals, diaries and oral histories provide a wealth of first-hand accounts for research into emigration experiences and the hardship of settlement. These are supplemented by scrapbooks, government papers, hand-drawn maps, watercolours, objects, emigration pamphlets, shipping papers and rare printed material which provide significant context to the history of migration, legislation and living conditions during this period.

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Trial: Financial Times China Confidential

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to China Confidential from The Financial Times until 31st December 2016. Take a look at this resource and let us know what you think.

Access China Confidential from:
http://data.ftconfidentialresearch.com/index.cfm
(Login required - contact Academic Liaison Librarian Sarah Roughley for the username and password.  (Login details must not be shared with anyone outside University of Liverpool staff and students.)

The China Confidential Database gives an on-the-ground presence in one of the world's most important markets. Monthly surveys of thousands of companies and individuals provide proprietary data spanning the entire Chinese economy, covering:

Consumer brand preference
Consumer sentiment
Exports
Freight activity
Labour demand
Real estate
Underground lending

After trying China Confidential, 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, June 01, 2016

Trial: Britannica Academic and ImageQuest

University of Liverpool staff and students have trial access to Britannica Academic and ImageQuest until 15th July 2016. Take a look at these resources, and let us know what you think.

Access ‘Britannica Academic’ from:
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://academic.eb.com
(University login required off campus)

Access ‘ImageQuest’ from:
http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://quest.eb.com
(University login required off campus)

Britannica Academic

A reliable and trusted resource, Britannica introduces thousands of subjects through in-depth, thoroughly researched articles from over 4000 contributors, including 110 Nobel laureates. The easy-to-use platform can help new students to develop the research skills required for study at degree level.

ImageQuest

Britannica’s ImageQuest is a unique collection of over 3,000,000 rights-cleared images for use in assignments, teaching and research, from 59 of the world’s finest image houses including: Bridgeman Art Library, Getty Images, Universal Images Group, National Geographic Society and the Natural History Museum.

After trying the Britannica resources, 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.