Month: September 2014

New resource: British Film Institute (BFI) InView

Access to the new streaming audio-visual service BFI InView has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Access to the service is by university username and password. The resource is described as follows:

The British Film Institute’s (BFI) InView service offers one thousand hours of non-fiction audiovisual material which documents Britain’s changing political, economic and social landscape in the age of film and television. As well as being full-searchable, the contents of BFI InView can also be browsed by Theme (such as Education or Law and Order) or Collection (such as Early Film or Government Film). Eight thousand pages of related documents are also viewable. Video material can be viewed online or downloaded for educational use.

 

British Film Institute - BFI - InView

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New resource: ProQuest Central

Access to the new ProQuest Central ‘meta-collection’ has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Access to the resource is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus.

The resource is described as follows:

ProQuest Central is a multidisciplinary database providing abstract information from more than 11,000 titles (8,000 of which are available in full-text). Amongst the 160 subject areas covered by the collection are business and economics, health and medical, news and world affairs, technology and social sciences. ProQuest Central can be searched in its entirety, as a single collection, or searches can be restricted to one or more of its specialist component collections.

Remote searching (metasearching) across the ProQuest Central collection has been enabled through Library OneSearch. Titles available in full-text within the ProQuest Central service have been enabled in SFX.

The full-list of collections held within ProQuest Central is as follows:

  • ABI/INFORM Complete (1971 – current)
  • Accounting & Tax (1971 – current)
  • Banking Information Source (1971 – current)
  • Canadian Newsstand Complete
  • CBCA Complete
  • Hoover’s Company Profiles
  • OxResearch (1986 – current)
  • Pharmaceutical News Index
  • ProQuest Asian Business & Reference (1971 – current)
  • ProQuest Biology Journals (1998 – current)
  • ProQuest Career and Technical Education
  • ProQuest Computing (1998 – current)
  • ProQuest Criminal Justice (1981 – current)
  • ProQuest Education Journals (1988 – current)
  • ProQuest European Business (1971 – current)
  • ProQuest Family Health
  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
  • ProQuest Health Management
  • ProQuest Military Collection
  • ProQuest Newsstand (1984 – current)
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
  • ProQuest Political Science (1985 – current)
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
  • ProQuest Religion (1986 – current)
  • ProQuest Research Library
  • ProQuest Science Journals
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
  • ProQuest Sociology (1985 – current)
  • ProQuest Telecommunications (1995 – current)
  • Snapshots

 
ProQuest Central

PsycINFO now available through the ProQuest platform

The PsycINFO database previously accessed through the EBSCOhost platform is now available through the ProQuest interface. Links and all related metadata have been updated in Library OneSearch, including the transfer of the previous category/subjects assignments. Access remains direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. Remote searching (metasearching) of the PsycINFO service has also been enabled in LOS.

PsycInfo - ProQuest

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) available on EBSCOhost

The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is now accessible to library customers on two separate platforms. In addition to the existing access on the ProQuest platform, the ERIC is now also available through the EBSCOhost service. A parallel listing for the EBSCOhost version of ERIC has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to augment American education by increasing and facilitating the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. ERIC provides coverage of journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

New resource: Child Development and Adolescent Studies

Provided through the EBSCOhost platform, access to the Child Development and Adolescent Studies database is now available through Library OneSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

Child Development and Adolescent Studies provides access to all issues of Child Development Abstracts & Bibliography from 1927-2001, and a range of newer material covering issues related to the growth and development of children and adolescents up to the age of 21.

New resource: Educational Administration Abstracts

Access to the Educational Administration Abstracts service has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Provided through the EBSCOhost platform, access to the service is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

Educational Administration Abstracts provides access to almost 200,000 bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration; including educational leadership, educational management and educational research.

New resource: Education Abstracts

Produced by H. W. Wilson, access to the Education Abstracts database is now available on the EBSCOhost platform through Library OneSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

Provides access to indexes and abstracts from more than 680 periodicals and books related to all aspects of education, including: adult education, comparative education, government funding, higher education, school administration and teacher evaluation.