Cambridge Elements on Cambridge Core

Cambridge University Press have recently started to publish titles in their innovative Cambridge Elements series; these are “original, concise, authoritative, and peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific research, organised into focused series edited by leading scholars, and providing comprehensive coverage of the key topics in disciplines spanning the arts and sciences. Regularly updated and conceived from the start for a digital environment, they provide a dynamic reference resource for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners.”

Cambridge University Press are allowing free access to published Elements on the Cambridge Core platform for a limited period of time; there are currently 14 available titles spanning series such as Corporate Governance, Emerging Theories and Technologies in Metamaterials, Religion and Violence, Flexible and Large-Area Electronics, Political Economy, Public Policy, and Evolutionary Economics.

All of the titles are available to read online (as PDFs or in HTML) or may be purchased in print and all of them are searchable in iDiscover.

            

There are many more series with titles forthcoming, these include;

 

 

 

 

 

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New ebooks – March and April 2018 double issue

Here is a taster of the 177 titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during March and April. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Arts & Humanities

Arch1  AMES1  Div1  Engl1  MML1  AMES2  Engl2  Arch2  MML2  AMES3  Eng3  MML3  MML4  MML5

Humanities & Social Sciences

Econ1  Educ1  Hist1  HPS1  POLIS1  Soc1  Soc2  Soc3  Soc4  Educ2  Educ3  Hist2  Hist3  Soc6  Educ4  Educ5  Hist4  LatAm1  POLIS2 Soc7  Soc8  SAS1

Sciences & Medicine

Physics1  MatSoc1  Med1  Psych1

 

Business & Engineering

Engineering  Business  Business2  Business3  Business4  Business5

 

Oxford Handbooks Online – new titles for 2018

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The ebooks@cambridge service is pleased to announce the purchase of the 2018 Oxford Handbooks Online collections in twelve subject areas across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This purchase adds to the considerable backfile of handbooks already available to the Cambridge community via the Oxford Handbooks Online platform, and has been funded by the UL’s English Collections budget, the Connell Fund, and the Squire Law Library.

Coverage

The twelve subjects covered are: Archaeology, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Religion. Here are a few of the completed 2018 titles that are already available – click on the covers for authenticated access:

water politics     community music     american sports law     freedom

Later medieval     economic geography     ethics of war     sources of international law

Monthly updates to the platform ensure that chapters from as yet unfinished handbook titles are available online in advance of print publication. With this, University of Cambridge registered users receive the most current, and authoritative coverage possible, although bibliographic records will not appear in iDiscover until handbook titles are complete.

Brand new titles in 2018 (not in iDiscover yet) include…

Access

Oxford Handbooks Online can be accessed on and off campus via Raven. MARC records for completed ebooks in the 2018 collections are available in iDiscover  (ebooks in previous years’ collections are already searchable through iDiscover) with regular updates for completed new titles added during the year.

Please contact the ebooks@cambridge team on ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk if you have queries or feedback on this collection.

algorithmic music  eating disorders  computational economics

 

Institute of Physics ‘born digital’ ebooks – Release 3

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The Betty and Gordon Moore Library is pleased to announce that Release 3 titles from two complementary, born-digital ebook collections, IOP Expanding Physics and IOP Concise Physics are now available for registered Cambridge staff and students. These titles were published online during the academic year 2016-17 and serve the needs of both undergraduates and researchers; they are hosted on the the IOPscience platform.

IOP ebooks allow unlimited concurrent usage and are available on and off campus (with a Raven login). The titles are published in HTML, PDF, and EPUB formats, and can be downloaded or read online.

The 70 new titles are searchable in iDiscover and you can also find a list of the titles in both Release 3 collections here. These new titles complement earlier owned and accessible published titles in Physics from Releases 1 and 2.

The ebooks@cambridge team welcome queries or comments on these new titles, please email us on ebooks@cam.ac.uk.

ringed planet    beyond curie    effective science communication    searching for dark matter

principles-of-lightning-physics                lectures-on-general-relativity-cosmology-and-quantum-black-holes

New Routledge Handbooks Online titles available now

genomics  veils  thinking and reasoning  queer development

Thanks to the Connell Fund there are 72 new handbook, international handbook, companion, and history titles available for Cambridge University users on Routledge Handbooks Online. These have all been selected by Faculty and Departmental librarians and they cover the following subjects: Anthropology, Archaeology & Classics, Business & Economics, Communication Journalism Media & Culture, Development Studies, Education, Environment & Sustainability, History, Linguistics, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Security Studies, and Sociology. These new titles complement the existing collection on the Routledge Handbooks Online platform and bring the number of accessible titles up to 502.

All titles are free of Digital Rights Management (DRM) and available in PDF and HTML format. All chapters have an accompanying abstract. The titles are available on and off campus (using a Raven login) and all of them are searchable in iDiscover. You are also able to filter your searches on the platform so that only “full access only” (owned) titles and chapters are displayed.

Complete list of new titles:

of interest for Archaeology & Anthropology

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropology
  • Routledge Handbook on Christian-Muslim Relations
  • Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice
  • Routledge Handbook of Latin American Culture
  • Routledge International Handbook to Veils and Veiling
  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration
  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance
  • Routledge Handbook of Postcolonial Politics
  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies
  • Routledge Handbook of Religious Naturalism
  • Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health
  • Routledge Handbook of Community Development Research
  • Routledge History of Global War and Society
  • Routledge Companion to Spatial History
  • Routledge Handbook of Material Culture in Early Modern Europe
  • Routekdge History Handbook of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military
  • Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health
  • Routledge Companion to Cultural Property

of interest for Divinity

  • The Biblical World
  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

of interest for Education

  • Handbook of Techniques for Formative Evaluation
  • Handbook of Data-based Decision Making in Education
  • Handbook of Design Research Methods in Education
  • Routledge Handbook of Politics and Technology
  • Handbook of Motivation at School
  • Handbook of Special Education 2nd ed
  • Routledge International Handbook of Early Childhood Play
  • Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music Education
  • Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction, 2nd edition

of interest for Philosophy

  • Ancient Philosophy and Religion Vol 1
  • Early Modern Philosophy and Religion Vol 3
  • The Nietzschean Mind
  • Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy
  • Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School
  • Routledge Handbook of Metaethics
  • Routledge Handbook of Scientific Realism

of interest for POLIS

  • Routledge Handbook of European Elections
  • Routledge Handbook of Interpretive Political Science
  • Routledge Handbook of IPE
  • Routledge Handbook of Security Studies
  • Ashgate Research Companion to Ethics and International Relations
  • Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management
  • Ashgate Research Companion to Non-State Actors
  • Ashgate Research Companion to the Politics of Democratization in Europe
  • Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations
  • Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics
  • Handbook of Education Politics and Policy 2nd ed
  • Routledge Companion to Art and Politics
  • Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics

of interest for Psychology

  • International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning
  • Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice

of interest for Sociology

  • Handbook of Immigration & Refugee Studies
  • Handbook of Mass Media Ethics
  • Routledge International Handbook of the Sociology of Art and Culture
  • Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology
  • Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism
  • Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panics
  • Ashgate Research Companion to Multiculturalism
  • Routledge Companion to Latina/o Popular Culture
  • Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories
  • Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality
  • Handbook of the New Sexuality Studies
  • Routledge Companion to Media and Human Rights
  • Routledge Handbook of Environment and Communication
  • Routledge Handbook of Language and Digital Communication
  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action
  • Routledge Handbook of Gender and Environment
  • Routledge Handbook on Consumption
  • Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society, 2nd ed
  • Handbook of Communication and Social Interaction Skills
  • Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies
  • Routledge International Handbook of Globalization Studies

If you have any queries please contact Jayne and Lindsay in the ebooks team at ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

Access to Biomedical and Life Sciences ebooks on SpringerLink continues

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The Moore Library is pleased to announce the continued access to the popular Springer Biomedical and Life Sciences ebook collections on the SpringerLink platform. As of the 1st March, titles published so far in 2018 have been opened up for University of Cambridge users; this means that access is now available to all titles published from 2015 – 2018 inclusive.

There are currently 1,898 available titles and further titles will be added as they are published during 2018. Monograhs, 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 includes in these collections.

The full text of these titles can be found 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 end of February 2019, at which point the most popular titles will be purchased in perpetuity.

A selection of recently published titles are listed below:

Brooks -Veterinary Forensic Pathology, Volume 2

Choi – Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules (2nd ed.)

Ehara – Sago Palm

Jacobson – Neuroanatomy for the Neuroscientist

Pokorski – Current Concepts in Medical Research and Practice

If you have any feedback or comments on these ebooks, please email the Moore Library Librarian, Yvonne Nobis, at yn235@cam.ac.uk or the ebooks@cambridge team at ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

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New ebooks – February 2018

Here is a taster of the 115 titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during February. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

A complete list of ebook purchases is available to Cambridge library staff to download from the ebooks@cambridge section of the Cambridge Libraries Intranet.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Arts and Humanities

AMES1  MML1  Music1  MML3  English1  AMES2  Classics1  Italian1

Clinical Medicine

Med1

Humanities & Social Sciences

Educ1  Educ2  Hist1  HPS1  Land1  POLIS1  Soc1  Soc2  Soc3  Soc4  econ1  law1

Physical Sciences

Physics1

 

Technology

Bus1  Bus2  Bus3  Bus4  Bus5  Bus6

 

New ebooks – January 2018

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection this month. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

All of the titles can be found in iDiscover. Alternatively, click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

AMES1   Anth1  arch1  Bus1    Div1  Econ1  Educ1   Eng1  Film1  Gen1   Geog1  Hist1  HPS1  Land1  Law1  MatSci1  Med1  MML1  Mus1  POLIS1  Soc1  SAS1  AMES2   Bus2  Econ2  Educ2  Educ3  Geog2  Hist2  Hist3  POLIS2  Soc2  Soc3  AMES3  Educ4  Geog3

New ebooks – December 2017

Despite being a short, LMS-free month, librarians across the University have continued to buy ebooks through December. Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection this month. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

Click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

AMES1   AMES2  AMES3  Comp1  Comp2  Educ1  Educ2  Educ3   Educ4  Eng1  Eng2    Eng3    Eng4  Gen1  Geog1  Hist1  Matsci1  Matsci2  Med1  Med2  POLIS1  POLIS2  POLIS3  POLIS4  Psych1   Soc1  Study1  Study2

New ebooks – November 2017

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during November. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

Click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Anth1   Arch1  Bus1  Bus2  Comp1  Educ1  Educ2  Educ3   Engl1  Engl2  Geog1    Hist1    Hist2  HPS1  Land1  Land2  Lam1  Law1  Med1  MML1  MML2  Phil1  POL1  POL2  Soc1   Bus3  Soc2  POL3      Archa1  Archa2  Educ4  Educ5  Educ6  Educ7  Educ8  Engl3    Engl4 Hist3  Hist4  MML3