UBC Library eResources: Service Bulletins

eDuke Ebook Link Issue – UPDATED

Posted on April 28, 2014 @10:18 am by corinne2

The eDuke Ebook linking issue has been fixed.  Please continue to submit tickets to the Eresource & Access unit if you encounter any issues:

http://ow.ly/wfD1K

Some eDuke ebooks are linking to DOI error messages because they are not yet published on the eDuke site.  We are in contact with Duke University Press to fix the problem and will soon update our eDuke holdings to reflect only those ebooks that are accessible.

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Thank you for your patience.

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This Week in eResources: March 31, 2014

Posted on April 9, 2014 @10:42 am by madgett

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Just a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • PsycTESTS (EBSCOhost) -ends May 16, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex American State Papers 1789-1838 -ends Apr. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • APA Handbooks -end April 5 <click here>
  • CADAL / 大学数字图书馆国际合作计划 (Chinese eTitles) -ends Dec. 31, 2014 <click here>
  • Naxos Music Library – Jazz -ends Sept. 30 <click here>
  • Society, culture & politics in Canada: Canadiana pamphlets from McMaster, 1818-1929 -ends April 04 <click here>

Feature Resource of the Week!

Jewish life in America (Adam Matthew) (March 31, 1492 Queen Isabella of Castilia & Ferdinand of Aragon expels Jews),  <click here>

An indispensable resource for scholars and students interested in understanding and exploring the history of Jewish communities in America from  the first arrival in of Jewish immigrants in New York in 1654  to the mid-20th century. All of the material has been digitized in colour and typescript and printed material is full-text searchable.

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This week in eResources: March 17, 2014

Posted on March 13, 2014 @1:24 pm by madgett

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[I will be away next week, so publishing early]

NEWS!!

On the positive side, we have resolved the problem with ebrary “Canada embargoed” ebooks. Only ebrary ebooks accessible in Canada will be listed moving forward. On the down side, the Catalogue records need to catch up and may be quirky for a day or two.

Just a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • PsycTESTS (EBSCOhost) -ends May 16, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex American State Papers 1789-1838 -ends Apr. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • IBZ online (Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur) -ends Mar. 6 <click here>
  • APA Handbooks -end April 5 <click here>
  • CADAL / 大学数字图书馆国际合作计划 (Chinese eTitles) -ends Dec. 31, 2014 <click here>
  • Naxos Music Library – Jazz -ends Sept. 30 <click here>
  • NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay -ends March 26 <click here>
  • Yearbook of International Organizations Online -ends March 25 <click here>
  • Society, culture & politics in Canada: Canadiana pamphlets from McMaster, 1818-1929 -ends April 04 <click here>

Feature Resource of the Week!

British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries (Alexander Street Press) (And why not enjoy a Guinness while browsing? …if you can find one!) <click here>

…the immediate experiences of approximately 500 women, as revealed in over 100,000 pages of diaries and letters.” -http://solomon.bwld.alexanderstreet.com/

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This week in eResources: March 3, 2014

Posted on March 3, 2014 @10:59 am by madgett

newsJust a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • PsycTESTS (EBSCOhost) -ends May 16, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex American State Papers 1789-1838 -ends Apr. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • IBZ online (Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur) -ends Mar. 6 <click here>
  • APA Handbooks -end Mar. 5 <click here>
  • CADAL / 大学数字图书馆国际合作计划 (Chinese eTitles) -ends Dec. 31, 2014 <click here>
  • Naxos Music Library – Jazz -ends Sept. 30 <click here>
  • German literary Expressionism online -ends Mar. 13 <click here>
  • NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay -ends March 26 <click here>
  • Yearbook of International Organizations Online -ends March 25 <click here>

New Resources:

Feature Resource of the Week!

Opera in Video (Alexander Street Press) (…’cause it’s the 139th anniversary of Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen premièring at the Opéra-Comique in Paris) <click here>

“…five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries.” -http://search.alexanderstreet.com/opiv

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Ecological Society of America Publications : Access Down

Posted on February 20, 2014 @11:48 am by madgett

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**UPDATE** It appears that access has been temporarily restored as negotiations proceed**

Unfortunately, we have lost access to all our Ecological Society of America Publications. This is due to a delay in negotiating a subscription renewal. We hope to resolve this soon.

Sorry for the inconvenience. Stay Tuned!

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This week in eResources: February 14, 2014

Posted on February 14, 2014 @10:07 am by madgett

newsJust a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • PsycTESTS (EBSCOhost) -ends May 16, 2014 <click here>
  • World Bank eLibrary -ends Feb. 28, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex American State Papers 1789-1838 -ends Apr. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • Highway Capacity Manual 2010 -ends Feb. 28 <click here>
  • Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson -ends Feb. 28 <click here>
  • OnArchitecture -ends Feb. 28 <click here>
  • IBZ online (Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur) -ends Mar. 6 <click here>
  • APA Handbooks -end Mar. 5 <click here>
  • Proquest Statistical Abstracts of the World -ends Feb. 21 <click here>
  • Proquest International DataSets -ends Feb. 21 <click here>
  • CADAL / 大学数字图书馆国际合作计划 (Chinese eTitles) -ends Dec. 31, 2014 <click here>
  • Naxos Music Library – Jazz -ends Sept. 30 <click here>
  • German literary Expressionism online -ends Mar. 13 <click here>

New Resources:

Feature Resource of the Week!

Naxos Music LibraryJazz (for you hep cats!) <click here>

Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers over 65,000 tracks of jazz … Over 12,000 jazz artists are represented.” – http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com/jazz/faqs.asp#1

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Knovel eBooks: Wiley Titles Soon To Go

Posted on February 5, 2014 @3:55 pm by madgett

KnovelThe ebook aggregator Knovel is pulling all its Wiley-Blackwell titles at the end of March. They had pulled access earlier, but restored it temporarily.

The reason behind the pulling is that the agreement between Wiley and Knovel was not renewed for 2014. This is a decision between these two companies: the publisher Wiley and the platform Knovel.

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition => Renewal Problem

Posted on February 7, 2014 @1:33 pm by madgett

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**ACCESS RESTORED**

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (or as the cool kids call it, DSM -V), is unavailable via PsychiatryOnline. The subscription has expired and there are problems setting up a renewal.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Stay Tuned!

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Twitter Feed: Try it Now!

Posted on January 30, 2014 @2:42 pm by madgett

logo-twitter-logoIt’s new! It’s improved!

Now with extra Tweets!

Look to the left side of this blog page, and you will see the blue bird (like the one right here). Under the bird you will see “Twitter Feed“. Click on it and see the tweets from those we follow, like:

 

  • ProQuest
  • ebrary
  • Springer
  • PLoS
  • HeinOnline
  • Ovid
  • JSTOR
  • Oxford
  • …and more!

Got a favourite you’d like to see added? Reply using the Comment Window below.

 

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Catalogue Down! : January, 29th

Posted on January 30, 2014 @2:20 pm by madgett

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*They’re back, and all is right with the world!*

Yikes! The Catalogue and InterLibrary Loans (and more) are down at the moment.

Here is the official word:

Voyager is currently unavailable.  Systems staff are working to rectify the issue.  We don’t have a ETA at this time of when Voyager will be available.  This is affecting Circulation, ILL, Opac authentication, reading rooms and various web services.

However, our discovery service, Summon, is still working and our online resources are functioning. To use Summon, go to the Library Homepage and under the “General” tab, insert your search terms. From the results, links to Print Books won’t work, but links to online resources should.

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