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Trial access to The Commonwealth iLibrary

By Sarah Gilmore, on 26 September 2014

 

UCL has trial access to The Commonwealth iLibrary until 30th October 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere

Each year, The Commonwealth publishes around 30 new titles on a range of topics in which it has particular insight and expertise, especially concerning small states, including;

  • globalisation and multilateral trade issues
  • export and enterprise development
  • education
  • gender
  • public service management and reform
  • law and human rights

For the first time, these publications are now available online in a single research repository, The Commonwealth iLibrary

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

 

Trial access to Ancient Commentators on Aristotle

By Sarah Gilmore, on 25 September 2014

UCL has trial access to the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle series until 20th November 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere

Now available online, this 100 volume series translates into English the principal works of the Neoplatonist commentators on Aristotle. The translation in each volume is accompanied by an introduction, comprehensive commentary notes, bibliography, glossary of translated terms and a subject index.

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Oxford Scholarly Editions Online

By Sarah Gilmore, on 24 September 2014

UCL has trial access to Oxford Scholarly Editions Online until 21st November 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO) provides an interlinked collection of authoritative Oxford editions of major works from the humanities. Allowing access to authoritative poetry, drama, and fiction texts from all periods of English literature, as well as other important writings from across the humanities, these editions are the foundation of humanities scholarship—the primary sources upon which scholars rely for research and teaching.

 Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina and Thesaurus Linguae Latinae

By Sarah Gilmore, on 12 September 2014

UCL now has access to Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina and Thesaurus Linguae Latinae

  • Bibliotheca Teubneriana Latina provides access to all editions of Latin texts published in the Bibliotheca Teubneriana, ranging from antiquity and late antiquity to medieval and neo-Latin texts.
  • Thesaurus Linguae Latinae is a comprehensive, ongoing scholarly dictionary of ancient Latin from the earliest times through AD 600. The content of TTL online is identical to that of the printed version of the Thesaurus. Each year the contents of the newly printed fascicles will be added to the database.

If you have any questions about using these databases, please contact your subject librarian

Trial access to Very Short Introductions

By Anunciata Rodriguez, on 12 September 2014

UCL has trial access to Very Short Introductions until 17th October 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.

Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work.

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Churchill Archive

By Sarah Gilmore, on 4 September 2014

UCL has trial access to the Churchill Archive until 30th November 2014.

The Churchill Archive contains nearly 800,000 private letters, speeches, telegrams, manuscripts, government transcripts and other key historical documents. Until recently the only way to access this historical resource was to visit the Churchill Archives Centre in Cambridge. Now the Churchill Archive has brought this online for the first time, making it easier than ever to find the specific items of interest to you.

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Trial access to Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry

By Sarah Gilmore, on 14 August 2014

UCL has trial access to Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry until 31st October 2014.

Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry contains fully indexed data on over 5 million chemical compounds and 9,000 pharmacological targets and nearly 20 million bioactivity data points.

Visit Help directly in Reaxys to start learning all about Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry! Including guides, videos and webinars

Trial access to Cite them right online

By Sarah Gilmore, on 8 August 2014

UCL has trial access to the Cite them right online until 8th September 2014. For off-site access to this trial, please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

Cite them right online will help you to reference just about any source, and understand how to avoid plagiarism.

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Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992

By Sarah Gilmore, on 8 August 2014

UCL has trial access to Punch Historical Archive, 1841-1992 until 7th September 2014. For off-site access to this trial please follow the ‘Shibboleth users click here’ link provided at the bottom left hand corner of the login screen, otherwise please use web WTS or Desktop@UCL Anywhere.

From 1841 to 1992 Punch magazine was celebrated for it’s humour and satire and played a central role in the formation of British identity – and how the rest of the world saw the British.

 The fully text searchable online archive aids research and teaching of 19th and 20th century political and social history, covering key themes such as:

  • World War I and World War II
  • Wars and Conflicts
  • Colonialism, Imperialism and End of Empire
  • Impact of New Technology and Modernity
  • Public Health, Conservation and Environmentalism
  • Social Change
  • The Role of Women

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PsycTESTS

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 August 2014

UCL now has access to PsycTESTS.

PsycTESTS focuses primarily on unpublished tests, developed by researchers but not made commercially available. Records link to materials describing the test in peer-reviewed literature, technical reports, or dissertations and related peer-reviewed literature describing test development, review, or use.

If you have any questions about using the database, please contact your subject librarian