The Moore Library are investing in a 6 month evidence based scheme which will open up access to Springer Nature Biomedical & Life Sciences ebooks published between 2015-2017 inclusive. This collection will be switched on from early August and will be available on the SpringerLink platform until the end of December, after which time the most popular titles will be purchased in perpetuity.
To promote the collection launch, staff from Springer Nature are running a training session combined with a free lunch at the Moore Library in their ‘Glass Room’ on Friday 28th July.
12.30 – 13.00 Springer Nature eBooks at the University of Cambridge – presented by Renee Reagon, Senior Licensing Manager
13.00 – 13.30 Springer Nature ebook Metrics and what they say about the University of Cambridge’s usage and researcher activity – presented by Matt Peck, Account Development Manager UK & Ireland
13.30 – 14.00 Q&A and Discoverability and marketing of Springer eBooks – presented by David Corbett
This session will be of particular interest to University of Cambridge Science librarians and academics/researchers, but will also be of general interest to other Faculty or College librarians. Please let Yvonne Nobis (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you are interested in attending all or part of the session.
New titles are regularly added to Oxford’s Very Short Introductions Online, the most recently published titles are listed below.
Evolution (2nd ed.)
European Union Law
Catholicism (2nd ed.)
Globalization (4th ed.)
This popular and accessible series offers concise introductions across a wide range of subject areas; Arts & Humanities, Law, Medicine & Health, Science & Mathematics & Social Sciences.
You can browse by subject or search the collection of currently 525 titles, and you can search at the chapter level. You can create your own personal profile which will give you the option to save titles you are reading, copy, paste and annotate the text.
The most popular VSI title amongst University of Cambridge users in 2016, attracting 3,609 “hits” was Rousseau.
Some of the more recent titles are not yet available in iDiscover, these will be loaded in early August.
Please contact the ebooks team on email@example.com with any questions.
The ebooks@cambridge Service is pleased to announce that we now have access to a new online resource to interest medical students and academics. Stahl Online is home to the complete set of reference works written or edited by leading psychopharmacologist, Dr Stephen M. Stahl, including Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology.
Stahl Online offers a database of psychopharmacological drugs with regularly updated content, including information on new drugs and dosage. The resource is illustrated with clear diagrams and evidence-based principles for the use of psychopharmacologic drugs to support postgraduate teaching.
Published by Cambridge University Press in collaboration with the Neuroscience Education Institute, Stahl Online hosts 14 key titles including those shown below. You can click on the covers to access the full content.
- Comprehensive, illustrated teaching and learning resources covering: antipsychotics, antidepressants, mood stabilisers, ADHD, chronic pain, anxiety, stree, PTSD, substance abuse and violence
- Fully searchable drug database, including information on side effects, dosing, special conditions, and food and drugs to be avoided
- Downloadable figures and illustrations for use in teaching
- Easy to navigate platform
- Unlimited user concurrency
The following volumes are being added to the platform as they become available;
- Stahl’s Illustrated Sleep and Wake Disorders
- Stahl’s Self-Assessment Examination in Psychiatry, 2nd edition
- Violence in Psychiatry
- Case Studies, Volume 2
- Stahl’s Illustrated Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
The titles are searchable in iDiscover and are available to access on and off campus (with a Raven login).
If you have any comments about this ebook collection, please contact the ebooks@cambridge team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michelle D. Commander traces how post-civil rights Black American artists, intellectuals, and travellers envision literal and figurative flight back to Africa as a means by which to heal the dispossession caused by the slave trade, in Afro-Atlantic Flight published this month by Duke University Press. Afro-Atlantic Flight is just one of 23 ebooks published so far in 2017 that are available on the eDuke Books Scholarly Collection platform to members of the University of Cambridge, thanks to continued funding by the University Library. Click on the covers below to view the full text of some of these titles in subjects including African American Studies, African Studies, American Studies, Anthropology/Ethnography, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, and Gender Studies/Feminist Theory.
In addition to a growing collection of new titles, members of the University have access to 1250 titles published between 1964 and 2007 from the archive collection.
All available titles are listed on iDiscover and access is available both on and off-campus, via the authenticated links in the iDiscover records. If accessing from off campus you will be directed to log in with your Raven username and password. Alternatively, you can search the collection by subject, author or title on the eDuke Books Scholarly Collection platform.
If you have any comments or questions about this collection please contact the ebooks@cambridge team by emailing email@example.com.