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October 26, 2009

ISI Web of Knowledge – New Search Tools

Writing about web page http://apps.isiknowledge.com/UA_GeneralSearch_input.do?product=UA&search_mode=GeneralSearch&SID=P2jjBD4a9Gd@GDFljnJ&preferencesSaved=

New search tools have been added to ISI Web of Knowledge. These allow a user to conduct a Topic search across the ISI Web of Knowledge and easily perform an 'All Databases search'.

Web Browser search extension

The search extension allows a user to easily perform an 'All Databases search' directly from their browser's search bar (only FireFox 2 and IE 7 are supported.)

ISI Web of Knowledge Widget - Desktop

The widget is an icon that users can download directly to their desktop to perform a search of ISI Web of Knowledge. Search terms can be entered directly into the box.

Click here for Widget

Web Page insert - search box

Librarians and administrators can download this search box directly to their libraries’ web pages, so that users can take advantage of a more direct search of the resource. Please note there will be a check for authentication to access the resource when using these tools.

Click here for search box


October 20, 2009

Off–campus Access to E–Resources

Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/main/electronicresources/passwords/

To access the Library's e-resources when you are off campus you will only need your Warwick login which will be automatically authenticated.

Some Athens based services will ask you to set up your Warwick login as an Athens login. You will only need to do this once to gain access to all databases the Library subscribes to.

This can be done by following the link, here


September 16, 2009

Project Muse – New Title

Writing about web page http://muse.jhu.edu/content/nja/journals/tocqueville_reviewla_revue_tocqueville

The Tocqueville Review/La revue Tocqueville has been added to Project Muse

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The Tocqueville Review is a French-American bilingual journal devoted to the comparative study of social change, primarily in Europe and the United States, but also covering major developments in other parts of the world, in the spirit of Alexis de Tocqueville's pioneer investigations. A journal of social science, the Review publishes essays on current affairs, history, and political philosophy; it also features a regular section on Tocquevillean studies.

For more information on the journal, click here


July 28, 2009

Eighteenth Century Collections Online – Part 2 now available

Writing about web page http://www.jisc-collections.ac.uk/news_and_events/newsletter/july_newsletter.aspx?6

Part 2 of Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) has been purchased by JISC Collections, and will be available from 1st August 2009.

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Adding almost 7 million pages to the size of ECCO, Part 2 includes 45,000 titles uncovered by the English Short Title Catalogue – for example 96 new editions of Shakespeare, and 900 new works and editions by over 400 female authors.

An enhanced user interface – including new features and contextual tools to make the database more accessible to students and valuable to advanced researchers – will also be available to subscribing institutions.

Together, Parts 1 and 2 together offer online access to over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) and nearly 33 million pages published between 1701 and 1800.

To find out more, click here


July 27, 2009

4 New Titles for Project Muse

Writing about web page http://muse.jhu.edu/

Project MUSE is pleased to announce that four additional titles will join the Project MUSE online journal collections for 2010. The four titles will be included in the Premium Collection with one title also joining the Social Sciences Collection.

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The new titles and their publishers are:

- Journal of Sport History: North American Society for Sport History

- Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society: Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society

- Visual Arts Research: University of Illinois Press

- World Policy Journal: The MIT Press (Premium and Social Sciences Collections)


To visit the database, click here


July 24, 2009

Changes expected to Intute interface

Writing about web page http://www.intute.ac.uk/blog/2009/07/13/intute-is-changing/

Intute web gateway is updating over the summer and new subject headings will be more in line with University taught courses to ease navigation. 

If you want to know more about the expected changes visit the Intute blog

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July 14, 2009

JSTOR Updates

Writing about web page http://www.jstor.org/

Material that was originally released into the JSTOR archive in one collection titled Foreign and Commonwealth Office Collection has now separated into the following two collections:

Manchester Selected Pamphlets (19th Century British Pamphlets)

AND

Wilson Anti-Slavery Collection (19th Century British Pamphlets)

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July 03, 2009

Project Muse – New Features

Project MUSE has two new features that help users more easily locate articles relevant to their research.

The new features are:

- A 'Search this Journal' search box. This search box appears on each journal's home page, on the Table of Contents (TOC) of each issue, and on each article. The 'Search This Journal' feature enables a user to quickly check all issues of the journal in MUSE, with a single search, for all articles in that journal pertaining to a particular subject.

- Summaries (abstracts) for articles. MUSE now provides a link for the summary of each article.  The Summary links appear on the TOCs and in search results, next to the article format options of HTML and PDF.

To access thse services, click here

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June 23, 2009

Archives of Asian Art – Project Muse

Writing about web page http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/archives_of_asian_art/

A new title has been added to our Project Muse database.

ArcAsiArt             Project Muse

Archives of Asian Art is an annual journal devoted to the arts of South, Southeast, Central, and East Asia. Each issue presents articles by leading scholars and a selection of outstanding works of Asian art acquired by North American museums during the previous year. The editors attempt to maintain a balanced representation of regions and types of art, as well as a variety of scholarly perspectives.

It can be accessed here


June 01, 2009

JSTOR Update

Writing about web page http://www.jstor.org/start-session?entityID=https://idp.warwick.ac.uk/idp/shibboleth

The following Arts resources have recently been added to JSTOR.

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And the following existing JSTOR titles will now be updated to current issues as soon as they are received by JSTOR:

Jewish History
Journal of American Studies
Journal of Religion and Health
Revista de Historia de América Studies
Irish Quarterly Review
U.S. Catholic Historian


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