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Trial access to APA PsycTherapy

By Sarah Gilmore, on 1 September 2020

UCL has trial access to APA PsycTherapy until 27th September 2020.

APA PsycTherapy is a streaming video database of therapy demonstrations with more than 500 videos showing various treatment approaches. Intended for educational purposes, specifically in clinical training and counselor education, this database provides clinicians, counselors, and trainees the opportunity to observe candid psychotherapy videos featuring known therapists.

Therapists cover more than 100 approaches, such as integrated behavioral healthcare, cognitive behavior therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. All therapy demonstrations in APA PsycTherapy are unscripted and were taped within the past ten years.

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.

Trial access to Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957

By Sarah Gilmore, on 27 August 2020

UCL has trial access to Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957 until 25th September 2020.

The Picture Post Historical Archive comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957—all digitized from originals in full colour.

Picture Post’s innovative use of photo-journalism captured the imagination of the British people, with readership at its peak estimated at 80% of the population. In the era before television, it became the window on the world for ordinary people, bringing the major social and political issues of the day into popular consciousness. This resource provides a fascinating snapshot of British life from the 1930s to the 1950s, with thousands of photos of ordinary people doing ordinary things—from boys rolling a tyre, to a view of a postwar bedsit, to young women on a rollercoaster—all caught in a single moment in time

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Trial access to Maimonides’ Medical Works Online

By Michael Jones, on 11 August 2020

UCL has trial access to the Maimonides’ Medical Works Online until 30th September 2020.

Recently published, Maimonides’ Medical Works Online aims to provide critical editions of all surviving medical works by the famous rabbi, philosopher and medical doctor Moses Maimonides (1138-1204). This unique online publication brings together the translations of all Maimonides’ surviving medical works as translated and edited by Gerrit Bos and a host of other experts in the field.

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Trial access to China: Culture and Society (Adam Matthew)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 31 July 2020

UCL has trial access to China: Culture and Society until 28th August 2020. Please note that PDF download options are not available during the trial.

Spanning three centuries (c1750-1929), China: Culture and Society makes available extremely rare pamphlets from Cornell University Library’s Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia. In addition it also features a host of secondary resources, including scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors’ choices from the collection

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End of access to Dawsonera – action required on notes made

By Anna Sansome, on 17 July 2020

Dawsonera, one of the e-book platforms used by UCL, has gone into administration and will cease to operate after 31st July. We are making arrangements to transfer access to our Dawsonera e-books to other platforms and will update Explore when this is done. Any notes that you may have made on Dawsonera e-books will not be transferred and we would therefore advise you to export any notes you have made before 31st July. You will need to do this title by title, opening the e-book in read online mode, going to the notes tab and clicking export.

Trial access to NK Pro

By Sarah Gilmore, on 17 July 2020

UCL has trial access to NK Pro until 10th August 2020.

The NK Pro trial includes access to all articles and analysis published on the the NK Pro and NK News websites which offer specialist DPRK news and analysis, bespoke research tools, and unique data sets.

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Trial access to Index Islamicus (Brill)

By Sarah Gilmore, on 26 June 2020

UCL has trial access to Index Islamicus until 25th July 2020.

Index Islamicus contains over 600,000 records, covering all the main Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, as well as Muslims living elsewhere, and their history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages and literatures. It includes material published by Western scholars in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, specialist area- and subject-based areas, and by Muslims writing in European languages. Publications recorded are in the form of articles, books and online resources. All essays and papers contained in multi-author volumes are recorded, classified and indexed separately.

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Trial access to Henry Stewart Business & Management Collection

By Michael Jones, on 2 June 2020

UCL has trial access to the Henry Stewart Business & Management Collection until 31st August 2020.

The trial provides full access to the collection of 20 business and management journals published by Henry Stewart Publications. The collection comprises nearly 6,000 online vocational articles, case studies and applied research written by expert practitioners and leading scholars.

Subjects covered include marketing, management, finance and banking, real estate and digital business.

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E-resources with temporary access during COVID-19

By Sarah Gilmore, on 27 March 2020

During the current COVID-19 pandemic many publishers have opened up their collections and extended their access to e-resources to support remote learning and working. Please see the list of  E-Resources with temporary access during COVID-19 which are available either to UCL students and staff or to all. Please note that this is a working list and is being added to as access to the resources is enabled.

Trial access to BiblioPlanet

By Sarah Gilmore, on 6 March 2020

UCL has trial access to BiblioPlanet until 5th April 2020. To access off-site please use Desktop@UCL Anywhere . The trial includes access to the vast majority of content but please note that access certain publishers’ collections and multimedia items (audio books and videos) are not included in the trial.

BiblioPlanet offers access to over 70 000 authoritative high-quality ebooks on Russian Literature and Linguistics, History, Law, Economics, Social Sciences and Culture.

Users can create their own user accounts from a UCL computer or Desktop@UCL Anywhere .

Please send feedback on this resource to your subject librarian.