BrowZineWe have decided to go with a subscription to BrowZine, a great app for browsing our Library ejournal collection… from anywhere!

This app is available for iPads & Android tablets & now iPhones, too.

**Download here!**

browzine_mybookshelf_iOS_OnDevice_smallWith BrowZine you can:

  • Create your own custom bookshelves
  • Download articles (PDFs) to read offline
  • Set alerts for your favourite journals

Watch a video on how BrowZine works here.

To access BrowZine for the first time, please do the following:

  • Download BrowZine. Go to the App Store, Google Play, or Kindle/Amazon store and search for BrowZine.
  • Install BrowZine. Make sure you have the most up-to-date version.
  • Open BrowZine and Go to “Choose Library”. Search for University of British Columbia and tap to choose.
  • Enter your CWL ID and Password. Your credentials will only be stored on your personal device.
  • Go to “Subjects” and select or search subject area OR “Titles A-Z” to search for a specific title.

 

If you’ve been using our Open Access library, log out of the Open Access library:

  • Update version of BrowZine. Make sure you have the most up-to-date version.
  • Open BrowZine. Go to “Settings” at bottom of page and tap “Change Library” in the upper right corner.
  • Go to “Choose Library”. Search for University of British Columbia and tap to choose.
  • Enter your CWL ID and Password. Your credentials will only be stored on your personal device.
  • Go to “Subjects” and select subject area OR “Titles A-Z” to search for a specific title.

 

Start Browsing!

newsJust a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • PsycTESTS (EBSCOhost) -ends May 16, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex American State Papers 1789-1838 -ends Apr. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • IBZ online (Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur) -ends Mar. 6 <click here>
  • APA Handbooks -end Mar. 5 <click here>
  • CADAL / 大学数字图书馆国际合作计划 (Chinese eTitles) -ends Dec. 31, 2014 <click here>
  • Naxos Music Library – Jazz -ends Sept. 30 <click here>
  • German literary Expressionism online -ends Mar. 13 <click here>
  • NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay -ends March 26 <click here>
  • Yearbook of International Organizations Online -ends March 25 <click here>

New Resources:

Feature Resource of the Week!

Opera in Video (Alexander Street Press) (…’cause it’s the 139th anniversary of Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen premièring at the Opéra-Comique in Paris) <click here>

“…five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries.” -http://search.alexanderstreet.com/opiv

newsJust a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • PsycTESTS (EBSCOhost) -ends May 16, 2014 <click here>
  • World Bank eLibrary -ends Feb. 28, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex American State Papers 1789-1838 -ends Apr. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • Highway Capacity Manual 2010 -ends Feb. 28 <click here>
  • Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson -ends Feb. 28 <click here>
  • OnArchitecture -ends Feb. 28 <click here>
  • IBZ online (Internationale Bibliographie der geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Zeitschriftenliteratur) -ends Mar. 6 <click here>
  • APA Handbooks -end Mar. 5 <click here>
  • Proquest Statistical Abstracts of the World -ends Feb. 21 <click here>
  • Proquest International DataSets -ends Feb. 21 <click here>
  • CADAL / 大学数字图书馆国际合作计划 (Chinese eTitles) -ends Dec. 31, 2014 <click here>
  • Naxos Music Library – Jazz -ends Sept. 30 <click here>
  • German literary Expressionism online -ends Mar. 13 <click here>

New Resources:

Feature Resource of the Week!

Naxos Music LibraryJazz (for you hep cats!) <click here>

Naxos Music Library Jazz is one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers over 65,000 tracks of jazz … Over 12,000 jazz artists are represented.” – http://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com/jazz/faqs.asp#1

newsJust a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Comprehensive Physiology (Wiley) -ends Nov. 30th <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay (ProQuest) -ends Nov. 29th <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • Caribbean newspapers from the American antiquarian society, 1718-1876 -ends Dec. 31st <click here>
  • Social Explorer [Visually Explore Demographic Data] -ends Jan. 13, 2014 <click here>
  • Erudition Database [Chinese literature] -ends Dec. 31st <click here>
  • AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 30, 2014 <click here>
  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics -ends Dec. 14 <click here>
  • PsycTESTS (EBSCOhost) -ends May 16, 2014 <click here>
  • World Bank eLibrary -ends Feb. 28, 2014 <click here>
  • Readex American State Papers 1789-1838 -ends Apr. 30, 2014 <click here>

New Resources:

  • Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences (Morgan & Claypool)  <click here>
  • China, America and the Pacific (Adam Matthew) <click here>

Feature Resource of the Week!

The South Asian Archive <click here>

The South Asia Archive is an extensive resource for students and scholars across the humanities and social sciences. The historical documents within the Archive are truly interdisciplinary, reflecting the varied range of knowledge production in colonial and early post-colonial India and the wider sub-continent.” -South Asian Archive site

newsJust a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • Acta Sanctorum (Chadwyck-Healey) -ends Nov. 15th <click here>
  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences (Morgan & Claypool) -ends Nov. 15th <click here>
  • Comprehensive Physiology (Wiley) -ends Nov. 30th <click here>
  • GenderWatch (ProQuest) -ends Nov. 15th <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Medici TV [classical music videos] -ends Nov. 22nd <click here>
  • NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay (ProQuest) -ends Nov. 29th <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>
  • Caribbean newspapers from the American antiquarian society, 1718-1876 -ends Dec. 31st <click here>
  • Social Explorer [Visually Explore Demographic Data], ends Jan. 13, 2014 <click here>
  • Erudition Database [Chinese literature], ends Dec. 31st <click here>

New Resources:

  • can’t think of any this week

Feature Resources of the Week!

Should have put these forward last week, sorry:

newsJust a quick update on what is going on in eResources & Access.

Trials now on:

  • Associated Press => AP Images (EBSCOhost) -ends Nov. 8th <click here>
  • Acta Sanctorum (Chadwyck-Healey) -ends Nov. 15th <click here>
  • African-American Historical Serials Collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2014 <click here>
  • American Antiquarian Society historical periodicals collection (EBSCOhost) -ends April 30th, 2013 <click here>
  • Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences (Morgan & Claypool) -ends Nov. 15th <click here>
  • Comprehensive Physiology (Wiley) -ends Nov. 30th <click here>
  • GenderWatch (ProQuest) -ends Nov. 15th <click here>
  • Medcom Streaming Video Collection [medical] -ends Sept. 22nd, 2014 <click here>
  • Medici TV [classical music videos] -ends Nov. 22nd <click here>
  • NewspaperDirect Library PressDisplay (ProQuest) -ends Nov. 29th <click here>
  • Nikkei Telecom 21[Japanese media] -end Nov 9th <click here>
  • Readex U.S. Congressional serial set, 1817-1994 -ends April 30, 2014 <click here>
  • VAST: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) -ends July 31st, 2014 <click here>

New Resources:

  • Canadian Social Work [journal] <click here>
  • Slack Journals Collection [various ejournals]
  • First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment (Adam Matthew) <click here>
  • American Indian histories and cultures (Adam Matthew) <click here>

Feature Resource of the Week!

Check out British records on the Atlantic world 1700-1900:

“This series brings together a wealth of collections spanning two centuries of Britain’s colonisation, commercial, missionary and even literary relations with Africa and the Americas. Alongside the records of Liverpool merchants involved in the infamous Triangular Trade, there are those of slave plantation owners, of early Anglican missionaries, of naval and customs officials, and of a group of socialists from Lancashire, who maintained a lengthy correspondence over many years with the father of American poetry.” –British Records on the Atlantic World site

 

 

fireworksWe have recently added several new Databases and eBook collections. As well, we have topped up some ejournal collections. Here are the highlights:

  1. Harvard University Press ebooks – a collection of almost 400 ebooks for 2011, 2012 & 2013 focusing on arts, history and the social sciences
  2. SAGE ejournal Upgrade – 20 SAGE archive titles, such as the Canadian journal of occupational therapy and Pacifica
  3. Oxford ejournal Archive Update – a top-up to our strong Oxford Archive collection, added titles include American Historical Review and Journal of analytical toxicology
  4. Informa Healthcare Archive – over 200 healthcare and medical ejournals covering historical articles in titles such as CANCER INVESTIGATION and XENOBIOTICA
  5. SAGE Encyclopedias 2012/2013 Collections – a growing collections of reference works from SAGE Knowledge
  6. National Geographic Archive – access to both National Geographic Magazine (1888 – 1959) and National Geographic (1959 – 1994)
  7. International Historical Statistics Online – Statistical data from around the world covering 1750 to 2010

Still to come:

  1. Several Adam Matthews collections (such as First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment)
  2. University Press Scholarship Online – a growing collection of ebooks from Oxford University Press, University of California Press, Hong Kong University Press and University of Chicago Press

 

HarvardOver 400 Harvard University Press ebooks (almost all from 2011, 2012 or 2013) are now available via De Gruyter. In a few weeks, you should be able to find these titles within  Summon and the UBC Library Catalogue.

For now, feel free to browse the Harvard Titles here. NOTE: Some titles are not yet published and are marked as slated to be published later this year.

Now-PlayingSeveral new ejournals have been added to our Elsevier / ScienceDirect collections. They are:

  • Annals of Allergy Asthma & Immunology   1996+
  • AORN Journal   1995+
  • Healthcare Management Forum   1995+
  • Journal of Dairy Science   1995+
  • Mayo Clinic Proceedings   1995+
  • Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology   2003+
  • Seminars in Nephrology   2003+
  • Seminars in Oncology   2001+
  • Solid State Physics   2001+

You can find these in our ejournal Portal (the A-Z list) starting April 27th. After that date, search by journal title HERE . You should find the articles for these journals in our Summon Discovery service next week.

 

 

fireworksUBC Library has purchased updates to the SAGE Reference Online Encyclopedia collection: the 2012 collection (and the 2013 collection, coming soon).

Some titles in the 2012 collection include:

All titles should be findable in Summon next week.

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