Ebooks@cambridge are pleased to announce that there are 7 new medical e-textbooks available on the Elsevier eLibrary platform.
Chest X-Ray Made Easy (4th ed.)
Clinical Chemistry Made Easy
Clinical Orthopaedic Examination (6th ed.)
Clinical Surgery (3rd edition)
Davidson’s 100 Clinical Cases (2nd ed.)
McMinn and Abrahams’ Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy (7th ed.)
Neurology (3rd ed.)
These new e-etextbooks join other other firm favourites which are available for students studying medicine, these include;
Gray’s Anatomy for Students (3rd ed.)
Kumar and Clark’s Clinical Medicine (9th ed.)
Mims’ Medical Microbiology (5th ed.)
Rang & Dale’s Pharmacology (8th ed.)
Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (9th ed.)
These medical e-textbooks can be read online and downloaded for offline consultation for 7 days at a time. For downloading you will need to install a plugin called iPublishCentral Reader and Adobe Air if using a PC or a Mac, further information about about this can be found here.
The ebooks can be accessed on and off campus with a Raven login.
If you have any queries about or feedback on the Elsevier medical e-textbooks then please email Jayne and Lindsay in the ebooks team at email@example.com.
The Squire Law Library is pleased to announce that access is now available to the Financial and Banking Law (FBL) ebook collection on the Oxford Legal Research Library platform.
The FBL currently contains 38 authoritative titles across a range of disciplines that encompass international financial practice including banking, bank resolution, risk and capital adequacy, capital markets, financial regulation, financial disputes, funds, islamic finance and project finance. Records for most of these titles are already searchable in iDiscover, and the rest will be added as soon as they are available. This collection is available both on and off campus with a Raven login.
A selection of available titles are listed below:
Mann on the Legal Aspect of Money (7th edition)
McKnight, Paterson, & Zakrzewski on the Law of International Finance (2nd ed.)
Derham on the Law of Set-Off (4th edition)
Regulation of the EU Financial Markets: MiFID II and MiFIR
Bank Failure: Lessons from Lehman Brothers
Bank Resolution and Crisis Management: Law and Practice
If you have any feedback on this new collection then please contact the ebooks team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Moore Library is pleased to announce that access is now available to Springer Biomedical and Life Sciences 2015- 2017 ebook collections on the SpringerLink platform.
There are currently 1,546 available titles, and further 2017 titles will be added as they are published. Monographs, contributed volumes, handbooks and selected encyclopaedias in Springer designated sub-disciplines such as Animal Models, Cell Biology, Human Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, and Plant Sciences are included in these collections.
The full text of these titles can be found in and accessed from iDiscover, and are accessible for unlimited concurrent users, both on and off campus via a Raven login.
These collections will be available in full until the 31st December 2017 in the first instance, at which point the most popular titles will be purchased in perpetuity.
A taster of available titles are listed below;
Turksen – Genome Editing
Levitan & Dopico – Vascular Ion Channels in Physiology and Disease
Chapple – New Zealand Lizards
Farooqui – Therapeutic Potentials of Curcumin for Alzheimer Disease
Pergentino de Sousa – Bioactive Essential Oils and Cancer
Roques – Processionary Moths and Climate Change : An Update
Yang & Bialkowska – Intestinal Tumorigenesis
Barbieri – Code Biology : A New Science of Life
Jain – Textbook of Personalized Medicine
Henke & Tattersall – Handbook of Paleoanthropology (2nd ed.)
De Silva & Vance – Scientific Scholarly Communication
Bleidorn – Phylogenomics : An Introduction
DeKosky – Decoding the Antibody Repertoire
Pachana – Encyclopedia of Geropsychology
If you have any feedback or comments on these new ebook collections, please email Yvonne Nobis at email@example.com or the ebooks@cambridge team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 (email@example.com) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.