New library databases for 2009Posted: March 3, 2009
Several new databases are now available for 2009, and there are some platform changes and changes to fulltext coverage in some databases.
If you need help finding or using any of the Library databases, visit the Library helpdesk.
- Books 24×7: BusinessPro
- Books 24X7: ITPro
- Classical Scores Library
- Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts
- Informit e-Library: Business Collection
- Informit e-Library: Engineering Collection
- Informit TVNews
- Library PressDisplay
- McGraw-Hill’s AccessPharmacy
- Rock’s Backpages
- Smithsonian Global Sound
- Social Theory
- WDI: World Development Indicators (World Bank)
- The Emerald Fulltext ejournal package has been upgraded to 150 titles from 111. Emerald’s emphasis is on business and management topics.
- The JSTOR Arts & Sciences V and VI collections have been added to the existing Arts & Sciences I-IV collections.
- The Library no longer subscribes to the complete Taylor and Francis journal collection. The Science, Technology and Medicine package is no longer available, while the Social Sciences & Humanities package has been retained.
- Wiley’s Earth & Environmental Sciences journal backfile is now available via Wiley InterScience. The backfile includes extensive back issues for 28 journals.
- CINAHL has moved from the Ovid plaform to EBSCOhost for 2009. The CINAHL subscription with EBSCO includes complimentary access to MEDLINE via EBSCOhost. MEDLINE is also still available via the Ovid platform.
- H.W. Wilson’s Art Full Text database is now on the Ovid platform, no longer via SilverPlatter ERL.
- The RISM International Inventory of Musical Sources After 1600 database has moved from the BiblioLine platform to EBSCOhost.
Databases currently on trial:
- EBSCO’s Historical Abstracts (on trial for all of 2009)
- The company information databases Oriana and Osiris, from Bureau van Dyk (on trial until 12 August)
- Research Starters-Business (EBSCO) – a database of articles written by experts as a starting point for undergraduate student research (on trial until 30 June).