Month: December 2014

OSIRIS – off-campus access currently unavailable

Off-campus access to the OSIRIS database is currently unavailable, due to technical problems affecting the authentication connection with the service. A notification has been added to the OSIRIS listing in Library OneSearch, alerting customers to this issue:

Off-campus access to the OSIRIS service is currently unavailable due to technical issues. The library will restore off-campus access to the service as soon as possible.

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Resource trial: Human Rights Studies Online

Alexander Press - Human Rights Studies Online

Trial access to the Human Rights Studies Online collection has been enabled in Library OneSearch (through the Find Databases service) to enable and encourage evaluation of the resource by academics and students. Access is direct on-campus, and by university username and password from off-campus. Trial access will be available until 11 January 2015. The resource is described as follows:

Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects. The collection include around 75,000 pages of text and 150 hours of audio-visual content.

 

Off-campus access during the trial

During the trial period off-campus requests to access the resource will resolve to a login page displaying the message ‘We’re sorry, but we don’t recognise you!’ (see illustration below).

Alexander Press  - Human Rights Studies Online - login

Scroll down that page to the ‘Select by institution name’ box, and search for ‘Nottingham Trent University’. When the ‘Login via institution’ box appears below that, click on the ‘Go’ button to resolve the the NTU Single Sign-On page. Enter your university username and password and click on ‘Login’ to be authorised to access the resource.

Alexander Press - Human Rights Studies Online - login - second step

New resource: Women’s Wear Daily Archive

Access to the Women’s Wear Daily Archive (1910-) has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Delivered through the ProQuest platform, access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

A comprehensive archive of Women’s Wear Daily, from the first issue in 1910 to material from within the last twelve months, reproduced in high-resolution images. Every page, article, advertisement and cover has been included, with searchable text and indexing. The Women’s Wear Daily Archive preserves key moments in the history of the industry, as well as the story of major designers, brands, retailers and advertisers.

A comprehensive archive of Women's Wear Daily, from the first issue in 1910 to material from within the last twelve months, reproduced in high-resolution images. Every page, article, advertisement and cover has been included, with searchable text and indexing. The Women's Wear Daily Archive preserves key moments in the history of the industry, as well as the story of major designers, brands, retailers and advertisers.

New resource: Art and Architecture Archive

Access to the Art and Architecture Archive (1896-2000) has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Provided through the ProQuest platform, access to the resource is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

A full-text archive of magazines covering the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. The magazines are scanned from cover-to-cover and presented as full-colour, full-page images. All text elements are fully searchable.

A full-text archive of magazines covering the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. The magazines are scanned from cover-to-cover and presented as full-colour, full-page images. All text elements are fully searchable.;

New resource: Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War

Access to the Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War collection (1914-1919) has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Provided through the ProQuest platform, access to the resource is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

An archive containing an extensive collection of rare magazines by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. Over 1500 periodicals written and illustrated by serving members of the armed forces and associated welfare organisations (sourced from leading archives around the world including those of the Imperial War Museums and The British Library) published between 1914 and the end of 1919 are included. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover, in full colour or greyscale. The full-text of these publications is fully searchable.

Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War

Estates Gazette Interactive (EGi) registration details updated

The registration details for new Estates Gazette Interactive (EGi) accounts have been updated on the secure ‘Other Passwords’ page of the library web site. Existing registrations will continue to work normally; but new staff and student accounts can now be created by using these updated links and instructions. The previous registration credentials had been expired by EGi and new registrations were no longer being accepted.

Estates Gazette Interactive

Subscription access to JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) extended

The range of subscription collections accessible through the JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) platform has been extended. In addition to the collections originally enabled in early November, access is now available for the JoVE Biology, JoVE Neuroscience, JoVE Clinical and Translation Medicine collections, and, within the JoVE Science Education collection, to the General Laboratory Techniques and Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology sub-collections.

The listing for JoVE in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch has been updated to reflect this extension of access, and the new journal titles have been activated in SFX.

Access to JoVE remains direct on-campus, and by university username and password from off-campus. The complete list of collections available through the library’s JoVE subscription is as follows:

* JoVE Applied Physics
* JoVE Bioengineering
* JoVE Biology
* JoVE Clinical and Translation Medicine
* JoVE Environment
* JoVE Immunology and Infection
* JoVE Neuroscience
* JoVE Science Education (General Laboratory Techniques; Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology)