Resource of the Month: Community Care Inform (Children) – August 2018

Although aimed at those professionals that work with children, young people and their families this database provides a wealth of information that would be of interest to anyone studying Health Care, Social Work, Social Sciences, Education or Law.

The databases contains written research reports, practice guides including case law and expert articles all in an accessible format.  Community Care Inform Children covers topics such as attachment, neglect, domestic abuse, adoption, social isolation and sexual exploitation.  There are also country profiles which provides an overview of the culture and customs among migrant groups.


Aerial Digimap

We now have online access to Aerial Digimap from EDINA. It offers both a mapping and a data download facility, both familiar to those who already have accessed other Digimap Collections. Aerial Roam offers the ability to view, annotate and print the aerial photographs as well as an overlay function to allow comparison with current Ordnance Survey mapping. Aerial Download offers the ability to select specific locations for which to download the aerial photography for use in local desktop software. Data is delivered in jpeg format each with a corresponding world file (.jgw). For more information, please click here.


Practical Law and Westlaw International downtime (Ended)

Please be aware that there will be scheduled maintenance on these resources on Saturday 15th July, from 6.30am to 6.30pm. Practical Law and Westlaw International will be unavailable during this time. Westlaw UK will not be affected.


Resource of the month: June 2018: ProQuest Aquatic Science Collection‎ containing ASFA

The collection contains aquatic science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA). ASFA is the premier database in the field of aquatic science research.
Covers the following topics and more: Aquaculture; Aquatic organisms; Aquatic pollution; Brackish water environments; Conservation; Environmental quality; Fisheries; Freshwater environments; Limnology; Marine biology; Marine biotechnology; Marine environments; Meteorology; Oceanography; Policy and legislation.


• Aqualine‎  (1960-current)

• Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) 1: Biological Sciences & Living Resources‎  (1971-current)

• Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) 2: Ocean Technology, Policy & Non-Living Resources‎  (1971-current)

• Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) 3: Aquatic Pollution & Environmental Quality‎  (1990-current)

• Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Aquaculture Abstracts‎  (1984-current)

• Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Marine Biotechnology Abstracts‎  (1989-current)

• Oceanic Abstracts‎  (1981-current)

• Water Resources Abstracts‎  (1967-current) 


Web of Science Scheduled Maintenance and Upgrade – Sunday 3 June 2018 (Ended)

Please be advised that Web of Science is undergoing scheduled maintenance from Sunday June 3, 2018 at 1.00pm to Monday June 4, 2018 at 1.00am

During this time access may be intermittent, and the service should be considered at risk.