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.
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.
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)
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.
The Mergent service has been withdrawn from eSearch following the conclusion of LLR’s subscription to the service. The entry for Mergent on the secure Other Passwords page has also been removed.
Access to the IBSEDEX database (delivered through the BSRIA platform) has been restored following an interruption in availability. An amended access URL has been added to eSearch and a new password for the service has been added to the secure Other Passwords page.
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.
An issue that was causing remote and metasearches of the IngentaConnect platform in eSearch to fail intermittently has now been resolved. Remote and metasearches of IngentaConnect are now resolving correctly.