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E-books on demand

By Jes Cooban, on 5 October 2016

 

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UCL Libraries run  series of projects that directly involve users in the acquisition of e-book content – currrently this involves:

Cambridge Books Online

JSTOR

Wiley Online Library

Go to our Ebooks on demand@UCL  to find out more.

 

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (REP)

By Jes Cooban, on 21 September 2016

UCL Libraries now have institutional access to the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy which means that you can enjoy access to over 2,700 articles covering unparalleled breadth and diversity of subject matter in Philosophy including 163 articles on ancient philosophy.

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E-books on demand@UCL continues in 2016-17

By Jes Cooban, on 31 August 2016

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The popular E-books on demand@UCL projects are to continue in the 2016-17 academic year with even more new e-books being added as they are published throughout the year. See our Ebooks on demand@UCL webpage to find out more about the various projects.

Trial access to Early Church Texts

By Jes Cooban, on 25 February 2016

UCL has trial access to Early Church Texts until 4th March 20Papyrus_Bodmer_VIII16. An individual username and password is required for access, please see the UCL e-resources password page.

Early Church Texts is an extensive resource for the study of early Christianity. Offering extensive links to information on around 800 people and themes, and around 230 Church Councils, from the first five centuries of church history.

It contains 225+ carefully prepared on-site texts (original language with English translation alongside) from the first five centuries of the life of the Church; and also gives easy access to complete Greek and Latin texts which are in the public domain and translations (where found available) from the first five centuries.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

 

Wiley Online Library

By Jes Cooban, on 24 February 2016

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UCL currently has access to over 14,000 e-books available through Wiley Online Library. This is an EBA project which began in November 2014 and was due to finish in November 2015. Due to the popularity of the e-books included in the project, it has now been extended and will run until November 2016.

Index of Christian Art

By Jes Cooban, on 20 January 2016

index-christian-artUCL has trial access to the Index of Christian Art until 22nd January 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCLAnywhere

The Index of Christian Art is a thematic and iconographic index of early Christian and medieval art objects. The database is based on the Index of Christian Art begun at Princeton University in 1917, and contains approximately thirty percent of the paper files developed up to 1991 as well as all works electronically indexed since then. Further details on the database can be found here.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Trial access to Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in Antiquity (LGGA)

By Jes Cooban, on 16 December 2015

UCL has trial access to Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in Antiquity until 12th January 2016.

Lexicon of Greek Grammarians in AntiquityLGGA serves as a useful point of reference for information on the ancient grammarians for scholars of Greek and Latin antiquity, in particular for research into the history of philology, grammar and ancient scholarship.

Sorted alphabetically by Latin name, each entry consists of an introduction with biographical information on the respective grammarian, as well as a discussion of his work and preserved fragments; the Greek text of these fragments; and finally
the relevant bibliography, including lists of editions (if any) and studies.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

E-books on demand@UCL now offering Cambridge University Press e-books

By Jes Cooban, on 2 September 2015

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For the next 12 months (1st September 2015 – 31st August 2016) UCL staff and students will have access to over 19,000 e-books published by Cambridge University Press via the Cambridge Books Online website. We will shortly be loading catalogue records so that you can find these additional e-books via Explore.

This is the latest of our E-books on demand@UCL projects, which are designed to involve UCL staff and students in the selection of e-book content. Since the projects started in 2014, UCL users have been able to read and download thousands of extra e-books across a wide range of subjects and nearly a 1000 e-books have been purchased as a result. Go to our Ebooks on demand@UCL webpage to find out more about the various projects.

Trial access to The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek

By Jes Cooban, on 5 August 2015

34732UCL has trial access to The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek until 28th August 2015. For off-site access please use Web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek is the English translation of Franco Montanari’s Vocabolaria della Lingua Greca. With an established reputation as the most important modern dictionary for Ancient Greek, it brings together 140,000 headwords taken from the literature, papyri, inscriptions and other sources of the archaic period up to the 6th Century CE, and occasionally beyond.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Loeb Classical Library Online

By Jes Cooban, on 29 July 2015

We have now have access to the Loeb Classical Library Online.

The Loeb Classical Library online contains all the volumes in the series of Greek and Latin up-to-date texts with parallel English translations published since 1911. Fully searchable, there will be biannual additions to this virtual library of all that is important in classical literature.

The online versions of the individual volumes will appear in Explore in due course.

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