Month: January 2011

Datamonitor (360) – Business Insights and Verdict Research

The Business Insights and Verdict Research services now provided through the new integrated Datamonitor 360 platform. Access details in eSearch for both services have been updated accordingly. Access is direct on-campus, but on-campus access to both services is currently unavailable, while alternative authentication options for off-campus customers are investigated.

Bridgeman Education – Shibboleth login

Access to the Bridgeman Education service from off-campus (which was previously provided through a secure proxy) has now been migrated to Shibboleth based authentication. Access details in eSearch have been updated accordingly, although the migration should be invisible to LLR customers.

Lexis Library – RefWorks direct export

The ability to export references directly to RefWorks has been enabled in Lexis Library. To export references in this way, choose the required references and select the Export Bibliographic References option on the right-hand side of a results screen (see illustration below)

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In the pop-up window which launches click on the Export option (see illustration below).

Following service calls from LLR (and other libraries) the Lexis technical team are investigating refinements to the way that reference fields are mapped between Lexis Library and RefWorks. An update on the reference mapping rules is expected shortly.

New resource: Berg Fashion Library – access until end July 2011

Access to the Berg Fashion Library has been enabled in eSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

The Berg Fashion Library provides cross-searchable access to a range of Berg collections – including the Berg Encyclopaedia of World Dress and Fashion online, and selected e-books, reference works, images, and additional resources. The collection includes a purpose-built classification system for the study of dress.

In the first instance, access to the Berg Fashion Library will be provided until the end of July 2011.