eZproxy

Secure off-campus access to ISURV enabled in Library OneSearch

Secure off-campus access to the ISURV platform has been enabled in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch. While on-campus access remains direct, off-campus access is now through university username and password (using the secure link provided in LOS). Access URLs and details have been updated in the records in Library OneSearch.

isurv platform

Secure off-campus access to BCIS enabled in Library OneSearch

Secure off-campus access to the BCIS platform has been enabled in the Find Databases service of Library OneSearch. While on-campus access remains direct, off-campus access is now through university username and password (using the secure link provided in LOS). Access URLs and details have been updated in the records in Library OneSearch.

BCIS platform

Greenleaf Sustainable Organization Library: new eBook titles added

More than fifty new eBook titles from the Greenleaf SOL (Sustainable Organization Library) collection have recently been added to Library OneSearch. Access to the new titles is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. Titles include:

World sustainable development outlook 2013. Sustainable development: new multi-disciplinary approaches and methodologies / Allam Ahmed

The ecology of law: toward a legal system in tune with nature and community / Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei

Piracy: leakages from modernity / Henry Mintzberg

Greenleaf Publishing

Updated resource: Teaching Times

Teaching Times

Journal listings for the full-text professional journals on the Teaching Times web site have been updated in SFX, with both holdings information and deep-links reviewed and revised. Access remains direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The available items are:

A new entry for Teaching Times has also been created in the Find Databases section of Library OneSearch. The resource is described as follows:

Offers advice, guidance and professional updates for teaching staff in primary and secondary education. A series of ‘Knowledge Banks’ focus on the themes of vulnerable children, e-learning, the ‘creative curriculum’, professional development, school leadership and a range of project-based learning resources. The site also provides access to a number of professional journals, including Every Child Journal, Creative Teaching & Learning, Learning Spaces and School Leadership Today

New resource: Portico – triggered ejournal titles now available

Libraries and Learning Resources is a member of the Portico eBook and ejournal preservation service. Publishers who are members of the service, register their content with Portico and, in the event that the publisher is no longer able to provide electronic access to any part of that content in the future, Portico steps in to provide in-perpetuity electronic access. Electronic access to ‘triggered’ titles is available to all member institutions, irrespective of any previous subscription arrangement with the publisher concerned.

Trigger events include the following:

  • Cessation of a publisher’s operations
  • Discontinuation of a title by a publisher
  • Back issues no longer offered by a publisher
  • Catastrophic and sustained failure of a publisher’s delivery platform

Access to the first twenty such ‘triggered’ ejournal titles has now been enabled in SFX. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. Off-campus access is only available through library mediated links. A list of the titles now accessible on the Portico platform can be reviewed in the SFX ejournal A-Z.

Portico

New resource: Alexander Street Press (audio-visual collection)

Alexander Street Press - audio-visual collection

Access to the Alexander Street Press (audio-visual collection) has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Access to the collection is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. (Please note that only those links provided through Library OneSearch will authenticate successfully for customers accessing the collection or titles within it from off-campus.) The collection is described as follows:

The Alexander Street Press audio-visual collection provides access to more than 30,000 videos ranging across the disciplines of literature, music, women’s history, black history, psychological counselling and therapy, social and cultural history, drama, medicine, theatre, film and the performing arts, religion, sociology and many other areas. Navigable, interactive transcripts are provided, along with clips and highlighted segments. Register as an individual user of the service to bookmark items, create clips and embed videos.

As well as a collection level entry in the Find Databases service, individual catalogue records for titles in the collection have also been added to the Library OneSearch ‘Books and Audio-Visual’ index. Example titles include:

New resource: British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries (1500-1950)

British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries (1500-1950)

Access to the British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries (1500-1950) collection (from Alexander Street Press) has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Access to the collection is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. (Please note that only those links provided through Library OneSearch will authenticate successfully for customers accessing the collection or titles within it from off-campus.) The collection is described as follows:

Spanning more than 300 years, British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries bring researchers the personal experiences of nearly 500 women as revealed in over 90,000 pages of diaries and letters. Of interest to historians, sociologists, students of literature, researchers in genealogy and those working in many other disciplines, the collection combines primary material from the personal papers of the diarists and letter writers (drawn from across the period from 1500 to 1950) with biographies and an extensive annotated bibliography of the sources. Represented are all age groups and life stages, all ethnicities, many geographical regions, the famous and the not so famous.

As well as a collection level entry in the Find Databases look-up, individual catalogue records for titles in the collection have also been added to the Library OneSearch ‘Books and Audio-Visual’ index. Example titles include: