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EBSCO Introduces Tool for Accessing Digital Magazines

ResourceShelf - Thu, 2014-10-30 11:05
From EBSCO : EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Flipster ™ , which allows library patrons to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of their library. Flipster provides users easy access to digital magazines for online browsing via their desktops or any mobile device. [...]
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University of California Press Announces Open Access Products

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2014-10-28 10:04
From University of California Press blog : University of California Press is entering into the Open Access space with the launch of two new products: a mega journal focused on three core disciplines (life and biomedical sciences, ecology and environmental science, and social and behavioral sciences) and a monograph program designed to [...]
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British Library Launches Qatar Digital Library

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2014-10-28 09:14
From British Library Qatar Foundation : The British Library Qatar Foundation Partnership has launched the Qatar Digital Library – a new, bilingual, online portal providing access to previously undigitised British Library archive materials relating to Gulf history and Arabic science. The portal makes the modern history and culture of the Gulf [...]
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FamilySearch Adds Over 9 Million International Records and Images

ResourceShelf - Sat, 2014-10-25 18:42
From FamilySearch : FamilySearch Adds More Than 9.2 Million Indexed Records and Images to Belgium, India, Slovakia, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 2,694,665 images from the Slovakia, Church and Synagogue Books, 1592-1910 , collection; the 2,785,409 images from the US, New Jersey, State Census, 1915 , collection; and [...]
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Brill Launches Brill Open Law

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:16
From Brill : Brill is now proud to open Brill Open Law – An International Journal for submissions. Brill Open Law is meant to be a broad dedicated publication platform for papers from all branches in the field of international law. The scope of the journal includes areas like human rights and [...]
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Gale Increases STEM Content in Virtual Reference Library

ResourceShelf - Sun, 2014-10-12 19:36
From Cengage Learning : New content covering popular healthcare and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics is now available on Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), the e-book platform offered by Gale, part of Cengage Learning. The signing of publishers Taylor & Francis, Mitchell Lane, HCPro and World Scientific combined will add [...]
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The National Library of Medicine Joins Flickr Commons

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2014-10-08 08:50
From Flickr blog : We are excited to welcome the The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest biomedical library, to The Commons . NLM’s History of Medicine Division collects, preserves, makes available, and interprets one of the world’s richest collections of historical material related to human health and disease [...]
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Elsevier Adds Five New Subject Areas to Legacy eBook Collection

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2014-10-07 08:49
From Elsevier : The Legacy Collection consists of digitized, classic scholarly book content, now including nearly 13,000 books. The new subject areas are arts and humanities; computer science; economics, econometrics and finance; immunology and microbiology; and mathematics. In addition, there are newly digitized books in the engineering and the biochemistry, genetics, and [...]
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