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Trial access to APA Style Central

By Sarah Gilmore, on 15 July 2016

UCL has trial access to the APA Style Central until 10th August 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCL

 APA Style Central is an online environment for teaching, writing, and publishing in APA Style. Designed to help users develop their writing and professional research skills, APA Style Central combines learning and teaching tools, advanced writing and content management technology, and full integration of APA’s best-selling Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association® to create a web-based suite of integrated services and tools.

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UCL now has access to Amirsys Anatomy Reference Center and Amirsys Imaging Reference Centre

By Sarah Gilmore, on 15 July 2016

Following a successful trial, UCL now has subscriptions to Amirsys Anatomy Reference Center and Amirsys Imaging Reference Center via Ovid.

Amirsys Anatomy Reference Center offers an image-rich source of gross anatomy and imaging anatomy information and insight. Featuring a combination of high-quality images and evidence-based diagnoses spanning a wide range of topics. Contents include:

  • more than 10,000 images such as illustrations, cadaver photos
  • radiology images and histology images
  • comprehensive anatomy topics spanning regional, systemic and imaging anatomy perspectives
  • significant histology and embryology coverage

Amirsys Imaging Reference Center offers a comprehensive source of radiology references with a combination of high-quality images, classical diagnoses, and evidence-based clinical content. Contents include:

  • 72,000 x-ray, CT, MR, and ultrasound illustrations and images
  • expert, evidence-based content – including over 4,000 diagnoses provided by imaging experts
  • over 40,000 journal references

 

Trial access to CNTS Data Archive

By Sarah Gilmore, on 8 July 2016

UCL has trial access to CNTS Data Archive until 6th August 2016. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

CNTS Data Archive is a data set comprised of more than 200 years of annual data from 1815 onwards for over 200 countries. Its 196 variables are used by academia, government, finance and media.

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UCL now has access to CogNet

By Anna Sansome, on 30 June 2016

Following a trial earlier in the year, UCL has now taken out a subscription to CogNet

Aiming to be a key research tool in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences, CogNet provides access to over 700 books published by the MIT Press. New books are added on an ongoing basis and CogNet also offers the complete text of some of MIT’s major cognitive science reference works such as Gazzaniga and Mangun’s The cognitive neurosciences

UCL expands Oxford Bibliographies Online access

By Anna Sansome, on 29 June 2016

UCL now has access to 14 of the subject areas covered by Oxford Bibliographies Online.

The aim of Oxford Bibliographies Online is to offer authoritative guides to the best available scholarship on a variety of academic topics. Written and reviewed by academic experts and updated to evolve with current scholarship, the guides combine high-level overviews with commentary, annotations and citations.

The existing access to Atlantic History, Latin American Studies and Linguistics has been expanded to include the following subjects:

American Literature
Anthropology
Art History
Biblical Studies
British and Irish Literature
Classics
International Relations
Islamic Studies
Medieval Studies
Political Science
Victorian Literature

Trial access to World Politics Review

By Michael Jones, on 27 June 2016

UCL has trial access to World Politics Review until 21st August 2016. For off-site access please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere. Alternative access for a more search-based database interface is also available from EBSCOhost.

World Politics Review provides analysis of critical global trends for academic institutions, corporations and government. Written by leading experts and on-the-ground influencers, World Politics Review’s content offers perspectives on topics of key relevance to foreign policy, international politics and foreign affairs. It includes multiple areas of study, with thousands of articles in its archives and more than 75,000 words of original content produced each month.

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Trial to Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA) extended

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 24 June 2016

UCL’s trial access to the Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA) has been extended until 31st July 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCL

The Middle East and Africa Database is a bibliographic and full text database that provides area coverage (especially for political development, social development, foreign policy, economic development, investment, oil and petrochemicals, trade and technological industries) for the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Arabs, Iranians, Turks and Africans worldwide, including in Europe and North and South America. In  addition  to  selective  citation  and  abstract  coverage  of  the  traditional  scholarly  literature,  MIDA  delivers access  to  key  primary source  documents  that  offer  insight  into  the  complex  interplay  of  issues,  people,  and  events  impacting  political,  economic,  and  social  development  in  the Middle  East  and  Africa  regions,  in  both  historical  and  current  perspective.

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Trial access to Eurasia Atlantic Database (EURA)

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 22 June 2016

UCL has trial access to the Eurasia Atlantic Database (EURA) until 31st Jul 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCL

The Eurasia Atlantic Database (EURA) is a bibliographic and full text database that provides area coverage (especially for economic development, investment, trade and technological industries) for Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union, and lesser coverage to Western Europe. The database provides unusual historical depth for Soviet and WWII history, including diplomatic/historical documentation such as diplomatic papers and the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials in full text.

Core coverage includes:

Northern Eurasia: Russia, the USSR, Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Chechnya, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, and the worldwide European diaspora.

Central Asia-Inner Asia-South Asia: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Chechnya, Daghestan, Georgia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tibet, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Xinjiang.

The database is designed to provide easy bibliographic and full text access to journals, newspapers, conference proceedings, press releases, books, manuals, magazines and ephemera.

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Trial access to Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA)

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 17 June 2016

UCL has trial access to the Middle East & Africa Database (MIDA) until 14th Jul 2016. For off-site access to this trial, please use Desktop@UCL

The Middle East and Africa Database is a bibliographic and full text database that provides area coverage (especially for political development, social development, foreign policy, economic development, investment, oil and petrochemicals, trade and technological industries) for the Middle East, North Africa, the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Arabs, Iranians, Turks and Africans worldwide, including in Europe and North and South America.

The database is designed to provide easy bibliographic and full text access to journals, newspapers, conference proceedings, press releases, books, manuals, magazines, and ephemera.

More information about this resource is available in the Search Guide.

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Trial access Filmaker’s Library Online (Alexander Street Press)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 16 June 2016

UCL has trial access to Filmaker’s Library Online until 22nd July 2016.

Filmaker’s Library Online contains more than 1,400 full-length, issue-based documentaries curated by Alexander Street Press’s imprint company Filmakers Library. Films come from diverse filmmakers and address a wide range of topics including art, criminal justice, economics, environment, health, and social issues such as aging, racism and sexism, disabilities, and education.

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