24/01/2012

New Resources for 2012

Here is a list of some of the brand new electronic resources available from the Library in 2012:
  • Handbook of Translation Studies
  • Translation Studies Bibliography Online
  • American Economic Association Journals
  • Marine Digimap
  • MEDLINE via Ovid
  • Ovid Nursing Full Text Collection
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

Visit our New E-Resources page for more information.

There have also been some platform changes.  Most notably, PsycARTICLES is now available on the ProQuest platform alongside PsycINFO, enabling more seamless access to full text articles.

Finally, there have been a couple of non-renewals.  We no longer have current access to the following e-resources via the Library Catalogue:
  • Emerald Management Journals
  • Nexis

20/01/2012

Closure of the British Library Integrated Catalogue

The British Library is withdrawing access to the Integrated Catalogue on Monday 23 January 2012. It will be replaced by Explore the British Library.

If you have bookmarked http://catalogue.bl.uk you may wish to amend it to http://explore.bl.uk.


All British Library links from our Library Catalogue and Library Web site are being updated. But, please let us know if you spot any broken links.

18/01/2012

Coming soon! New enhancements for OvidSP

On 19 January 2012, Ovid will be updating their platform.  There will be no scheduled downtime.

The update will provide the following user interface enhancements:
  • Ability to export citations to Excel
  • An enlarged Ovid Resource Box
  • Simpler way to change Ovid Resource selections
  • Access to Print/Email/Export/Add to My Projects quick-click buttons at the bottom of the search results screen
  • New Advanced Search entry tips to promptly search by Keyword, Author, Title and Journal
  • More prominent navigation within Journals A-Z 

You can access OvidSP from our Library Catalogue.

13/01/2012

TRIAL: China Academic Journals

We are currently trialling online access to China Academic Journals.

This trial will run until 11th February 2012 and you can access it here.



If you want to feedback to us on this resource, you can leave comments at the bottom of this post.

10/01/2012

Scheduled Maintenance: BioOne (Resolved)

BioOne will be experiencing scheduled maintenance on Friday January 13th, 2012 starting at 11pm.

The maintenance period will be no longer than four hours in duration and the web site will be unavailable for at least one hour during this time.

09/01/2012

TRIAL: Parker on the Web

We are currently trialling online access to Parker on the Web.

This trial will run until 20th February 2012 and you can access it here.


If you want to feedback to us on this resource, you can leave comments at the bottom of this post.

06/01/2012

IT Services - disruption Saturday, 7th January. (resolved)

May we remind you there will be major IT disruption between 0900 to 1200 on the 7th January. Disruption will be:
  • The internet will be unavailable
  • Voicemail will be unavailable
  • Calls to direct dial numbers will not be available (01248 351151 will be available)
  • There will be no telephone service on the Science Site and Fron Heulog

05/01/2012

LIBRARY CATALOGUE and E-RESOURCES NOT AVAILABLE (resolved)

THE LIBRARY CATALOGUE and E-RESOURCES WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE for approximately one hour between 18:00 and 21:00 this Thursday and Friday, January 5th and 6th. The system will be down for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

03/01/2012

TRIAL: Digital Theatre Plus

We are currently trialling online access to Digital Theatre Plus.


This trial will run until 17th January 2012 and you can access it here.

To access this trial you will need a unique username and password that you can obtain by contacting eresources@bangor.ac.uk

If you want to feedback to us on this resource, you can leave comments at the bottom of this post.