Category Archives: Databases

Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest: New Adam Matthew Resource

“Tatooing, now illegal in most states, is on the rise again, in the undergroud form of secret tatoo clubs…” —The East Village Other, Vol 1, no.3 (Dec 1965) Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest explores the dynamic period of … Continue reading

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eJournal Portal, UBC eLink, Citation Linker: Down

*All is well again. Please clear the cache & cookies from your browsers before attempting to return to any site that had an earlier error message* Looks like there is a server problem on campus. This is affecting several things, … Continue reading

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Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape (New Adam Matthew Resource)

“Discover the working methods of Romantic poets and trace the evolution of celebrated verse in this powerful digital resource. Presenting the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, this digital collection offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access … Continue reading

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East View: China Academic Journals (Chinese Interface) Down

*UPDATE* Chinese interface now working, but connection to Chinese & English very slow.* *BONUS* .pdf files (not working in Firefox for about a month) are now opening.* Per our good friends at East View: “The Chinese interface for the China … Continue reading

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CSA Standards: Still No Access

*Update* CSA is back up* Apologies to people desperately trying to access the CSA Standards via the IHS platform. We are still waiting for them to resolve this access problem. If you have further questions, please contact the folks in … Continue reading

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Internet Trouble: Nov. 2nd.

UBC IT has posted to their UBC IT Bulletins blog: Sporadic routing instability with BCNET Vancouver upstream Internet Transit providers November 2, 2011 12:00 “Due Sporadic routing instability with one of the BCNET Vancouver upstream Internet Transit providers, some Vancouver … Continue reading

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Gale Databases: All Access Lost Wednesday, 02Nov.2011

*UPDATE* This is related to the Internet Problem post* Access to all Gale databases from on campus has been lost this morning. The problem seems to be somewhere between here and their servers. Off-campus access via EZproxy & myVPN seems … Continue reading

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ARBA Online [American Reference Books Annual Online]: New Resource

ARBA Online [American Reference Books Annual Online] is now available for perusing. “ARBAonline is the most comprehensive, authoritative database for quality reviews of print and electronic reference works.”–ABC CLIO More than 23,000 reviews of reference works published since 1997 Written … Continue reading

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Life Sciences: a Collection of Titles from Elsevier

The Life Sciences Package is a collection of related ejournals. Here is a title list: Advances in Agronomy Advances in Applied Microbiology Advances in Botanical Research Advances in Cancer Research Advances in Clinical Chemistry Advances in Ecological Research Advances in … Continue reading

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In the Mood for Something New?: A Few Free Resources

…okay, really the info is mostly old. But it may be “new” to you. Here’s some free online resources worth a look: AFRO Black History Archives : AFRO-American newspaper archives Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons & Surgery News … Continue reading

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