UBC Library eResources: Service Bulletins

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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LIBRARY WEBSITES OUTAGE: May include our link resolver UBC eLink

Posted on January 9, 2014 @3:17 pm by madgett

newsLIBRARY WEBSITES OUTAGE

Due to some server moves, several Library websites and services will be disrupted starting at 10 p.m.  Tuesday, January 14; services are expected to resume by 1 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15.

These may include:

  • Library website and related services (www.library.ubc.ca)
  • Indexes and databases portal
  • Link resolver service  elinkicon

Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

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Endocrine Society Journals : Moved to a New Site

Posted on January 13, 2014 @2:21 pm by madgett

Endocrine Press

**UPDATE — ALL LINKS WORKING NOW**

 

All Endocrine Society Journals have moved to a new site.

As we update the URLs, off-campus access may be affected for a day or two. If you have problems, please clear the cache & cookies from your browser and use this link on campus only. Off-Campus access will not be available a day or two.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

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Closed for Christmas: Dec. 20, 2013 till Jan. 02, 2014

Posted on January 9, 2014 @10:59 am by madgett

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UPDATE =>  WE ARE BACK!  HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Seasonal, non-denominational nor quasi-religious greetings!

Oh, wait. I already said “Closed for Christmas”.

Anyway, eResources & Access is closed from December 20th, 2013 till January 2nd, 2014. Please still report any problems via our Help Form, and we will look into it when we return.

Hope you are getting a well deserved break. Enjoy yourself, and we’ll see you in the new year!

Lorne Madgett, Irene Robb & Corinne Shortridge — your “ej-help” crew.

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This week in eResources: November 29, 2013

Posted on November 28, 2013 @2:03 pm 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>
  • Comprehensive Physiology (Wiley) -ends Nov. 30th <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay (ProQuest) -ends Nov. 29th <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>
  • Caribbean newspapers from the American antiquarian society, 1718-1876 -ends Dec. 31st <click here>
  • Social Explorer [Visually Explore Demographic Data] -ends Jan. 13, 2014 <click here>
  • Erudition Database [Chinese literature] -ends Dec. 31st <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics -ends Dec. 14 <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>

New Resources:

  • Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences (Morgan & Claypool)  <click here>
  • China, America and the Pacific (Adam Matthew) <click here>

Feature Resource of the Week!

The South Asian Archive <click here>

The South Asia Archive is an extensive resource for students and scholars across the humanities and social sciences. The historical documents within the Archive are truly interdisciplinary, reflecting the varied range of knowledge production in colonial and early post-colonial India and the wider sub-continent.” -South Asian Archive site

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