Category Archives: Databases

Methods in Enzymology: an eBook Collection from Elsevier

“Methods in Enzymology is a series of scientific publications focused primarily on research methods in biochemistry…The series is widely used and cited in the biomedical research field.” -Wikipedia We have access back to the 2000 publications.

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Summon is Having Problems: 27 Sept. 2011

*UPDATE* Summon is fixed. Please clear your browser’s cache & cookies and report any further problems to E-Resources & Access. Yikes! Summon is having intermittent problems this morning. It is being worked on. Stay tuned.

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What is happening with EBSCOhost Databases?

Just a heads up. There are some title URLs and coverage problems with various EBSCOhost databases. Per our good friends at Serials Solutions… “We are having data inconsistency issues… and are working to obtain the correct dates and URLs for … Continue reading

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National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts: New Database

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts is a new (and free!) Database we picked up with the migration to ProQuest’s new platform. “The NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is published by the Office of Justice Programs, … Continue reading

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ProQuest Public Health: New Resource Trial

“ProQuest Public Health is a new and unique database; designed to be the ideal starting point for public health information and research. It delivers core public health literature with centralized access to over 690 publications with over 495 in full-text… … Continue reading

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RefWorks & New ProQuest Sites: Problems!

There are problems with the direct exporting of citations to RefWorks from the new ProQuest platforms. Patrons are being directed to the US server, then on re-direct to Scholar’s Portal (our Canadian instance of RefWorks), an error message appears. The … Continue reading

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ProQuest New Platform Migration Underway

*UPDATE* Migration nearly complete. Some smaller Databases (like “Ceramic Abstracts“) have been absorbed by larger Databases. Those Resource pages will point to the pages for the larger site. Please contact us if you have questions. We are currently migrating ProQuest, … Continue reading

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Some Gale Databases Experiencing Problems

*UPDATE* Problem resolved. Clear Browser cache & cookies if still experiencing linking problems* Health Reference Center Academic CPI.Q LegalTrak The above Gale databases may be experiencing some linking problems to journal & ebook titles. It is being investigated.  

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NetLibrary has become EBSCOhost eBook Collection

The NetLibrary platform is no more, but all ebooks should have moved to the new EBSCOhost eBook Collection platform. Currently, all URLs and links are re-routing. So, access seems to be ok but the look will be new. Let us … Continue reading

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Web of Science: New Look! Problems to Watch

Web of Science has changed its look. It also has some new functionality that you can read about here. But it also has limits on the browsers that it supports. Please read the System Requirements. Firefox 4 and Internet Explorer … Continue reading

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