Thursday, July 21, 2011

Problems reported with Internet Explorer 9

We are receiving some reports from students experiencing problems using the newest version of the Internet Explorer browser (version 9). These problems include inability to view full text articles, access the library's research databases and problems with RefWorks. If you are having similar problems, try using the latest version of Firefox.

Posted by Diane

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education site license

We now have a campus wide site license for The Chronicle of Higher Education. The proxied link to the journal is located on the UFV Journals List.

Among the web site highlights are:
  • the web site which is updated throughout the day with the latest news in academe
  • text from the current print edition, posted every Monday morning;
  • access to all premium, subscriber-only content;
  • a searchable archive of previously published content;
  • commentary and essays from the weekly magazine, The Chronicle Review;
  • all the data from the annual Almanac and other special, single-topic reports are in easy-to-search databases; and
  • expanded news coverage of higher-education events and people from around the world.

Posted by Patti

Problems reported with Google Chrome

We are receiving some phone calls from students experiencing problems using the Google Chrome browser. These problems include inability to view full text articles and problems with RefWorks. If you are having similar problems, try using the latest versions of Firefox or Internet Explorer.

Posted by Patti

Social Sciences journal backfile added to ScienceDirect

Backfiles has been added for over 150 social sciences journals in ScienceDirect. This provides a greater depth of coverage for important scholarly journals in many subject areas, including geography, social work, education, criminology, psychology and communications.
List of Titles.

Posted by Patti

Monday, July 4, 2011

Philosopher's Index now on Ebscohost platform

Philosopher's Index is now available on the Ebscohost platform.

The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative, author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in all areas of philosophy. The literature covered goes back to 1940 and includes journal articles, books, book chapters such as contributions to an anthology, and book reviews.
The Philosopher's Index monitors over 680 journals from more than 540 countries and is updated quarterly.

Posted by Patti

Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

We have just upgraded to the new full text version of Criminal Justice Abstracts.
From the publisher's website:
"This resource includes bibliographic records and full text covering essential areas related to criminal justice and criminology. The increasing globalization of criminology is reflected in Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text’s coverage of hundreds of journals from around the world.

Covering All Areas of Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text contains more than 300,000 records selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

Full-Text Resources Offered
This resource includes full text for more than 200 magazines and journals as well full text books & monographs."

If you have created a search box for Criminal Justice Abstracts, please replace with the coding below.

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Posted by Patti