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AccessMedicine trial

By Anna Sansome, on 11 August 2016

UCL has trial access to AccessMedicine until September 9th 2016. To access the trial you will need the AccessMedicine password from the library passwords page (UCL users only).

AccessMedicine provides access to medical textbooks published by McGraw-Hill ; a multimedia library of videos and animations ; downloadable images ; quick reference, self-assessment and diagnostic tools ; and patient informtion.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

ProQuest product downtime Sunday, 21 August 3:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

By Mark Kluzek, on 9 August 2016

ProQuest have planned downtime for some products on Sunday, 21 August 3:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (BST)

A full list of the affected products can be found here.

 

Trial access to Archive of Americana – Selected Southern American Historial Newspapers (Readex)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 4 August 2016

UCL has trial access to Archive of Americana – Selected Southern American Historical Newspapers from Readex until 20th August 2016.

Titles included in the trial:

  • Advocate: 1925-2015, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Arkansas Democrat: 1947-1992, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Arkansas Gazette: 1820-1991, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Augusta Chronicle: 1923-1996, Augusta, Georgia
  • Birmingham News: 1963-1965, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Bradenton Herald: 1922-1957, Bradenton, Florida
  • Charleston News and Courier: 1873-1991, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Cobb County Times: 1916-1925, Marietta, Georgia
  • Commercial Appeal: 1968-1969, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Daily Herald: 1923-1955, Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Dallas Morning News: 1923-1984, Dallas, Texas
  • Evening Post: 1894-1991, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram: 1902-1991, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Greensboro Daily News: 1906-1984, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Greensboro News and Record: 1984-1989, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Greensboro Record: 1906-1984, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Herald: 1919-2005, Rock Hill, South Carolina
  • Houston Chronicle: 1901-1973, Houston, Texas
  • Island Packet: 2001-2011, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Knoxville News-Sentinel: 1922-1984, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Laredo Times (Spanish): 1955-1956, Laredo, Texas
  • Lexington Herald-Leader: 1951-1984, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Lexington Leader: 1901-1982, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Marietta Journal: 1868-1998, Marietta, Georgia
  • Mobile Register: 1858-1992, Mobile, Alabama
  • New Orleans Item: 1877-1958, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • New Orleans States: 1916-1957, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • New Orleans States-Item: 1960-1979, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • News and Observer: 1879-1991, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Nuevo Herald: 1976-1984, Miami, Florida
  • Oil City Visitor: 1908-1960, Sour Lake, Texas
  • Post and Courier: 1991-1995, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Prensa (Spanish): 1913-1959, San Antonio, Texas
  • Richardson Digest: 1965-1965, Richardson, Texas
  • Richardson Echo: 1920-1966, Richardson, Texas
  • Richmond Times Dispatch: 1923-1986, Richmond, Virginia
  • Sentinel=Record: 1962-1964, Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • State: 1891-2001, Columbia, South Carolina
  • State Times Advocate: 1909-1991, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Sun-News: 1961-1996, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Times-Picayune: 1923-1988, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Virginian-Pilot: 1962-1963, Norfolk, Virginia

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Online access to Advances in Experimental Social Psychology extended back to 1964

By Anna Sansome, on 4 August 2016

UCL’s online access to Advances in Experimental Social Psychology has now been extended back to Volume 1, 1964.

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.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.