New Cambridge Companions Online

Six new titles have recently been published on the Cambridge Companions Online platform. Four of these are Literature titles;

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The other two titles may be of interest to Divinity or Philosophy students;

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Just click on the cover images to connect directly through to the full text.

All of these titles are searchable in LibrarySearch and are available on and off campus (with a Raven login).

 

IOP ebooks – Release 2

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The Betty and Gordon Moore Library is pleased to announce that ‘Release 2’ of IOP Expanding Physics and IOP Concise Physics is now available for registered Cambridge staff and students.These 60 new titles complement the existing access to the 35 ‘Release 1’ titles, already available. These titles are useful for both undergraduates and researchers.

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 new titles will very shortly be available in LibrarySearch and you can also access them from the supplier platform. You can also find a list of titles in the Release 2 collection here. (The catalogue of ‘Release 1’ titles is also available from here.)

dark matter    balancing green power    emerging models    Quantum mechanics

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

Science, Technology and Medical ebooks now on De Gruyter Online

The Betty and Gordon Moore Library is pleased to announce, that in addition to the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences titles already available to Cambridge users on De Gruyter Online, we now have access to ebooks in the following branches of the Sciences:

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Materials Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics

De Gruyter Online science collections also includes titles published by its partner presses, such as Harvard University Press, Birkhäuser, Böhlau, and Transcript Verlag.

Here is a very small selection of STM titles:

  Nanodispersions  Malignant Lymphomas  Atmospheric Acoustics Climate change  Hydrochemistry  Offshore sea life  Tensors

Records are available in LibrarySearch and you can search for and access all De Gruyter Online titles via the De Gruyter Online platform (requires a Raven login off-campus). All of these titles are DRM free and allow unlimited concurrent access. You can download, print or save chapter PDFs and in some cases download the whole title in ePub.

If you have any queries or comments about De Gruyter ebooks please contact Jayne and Lindsay in the ebooks team on ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

New ebook titles – May 2016

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during May. 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.

Biology1    Business1Classics1    Classics2Education1  9780470888438_cover.indd  Engineering1Engineering2       Engineering3  English1  Italian1Law1  Materials1    Medicine1  MML1  MML2MML3  SPS1  SPS2  SPS3  SPS4    SPS5  Philosophy1  7393_cover  HPS1    Italian2  Education3Education4    Engineering4  SPS6   SPS7  SPS8  Geography1     SPS9  HPS2  HPS3  Medicine2  Education5    Education6  8080_coverChemistry1  Chemistry2  Chemistry3  HPS4

2016 collections added to Oxford Handbooks Online

The University Library has purchased 2016 Oxford Handbooks Online in the following subjects:

  • Archaeology
  • Classical Studies
  • Economics and Finance
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion

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These new subject collections complement and update our existing OHO collections, where monthly updates introduce articles in advance of print publication and beyond the book. Online access to OHO ensures that University of Cambridge registered users receive the most current, and authoritative coverage.

Please click on the book covers below to access some of OHO’s most recently added content.

Names and naming  Italian PoliticsHistorical InstitutionalismCultural Neuroscience

 

 

 

 

Some articles are made available before the publication of the complete Handbooks. The full text of the following articles are available:

Montaigne on Monsters and Monstrosity by Kathleen Long from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Montaigne

The Youth Choir by Joy Hill from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Singing

Nation States, Minorities, and Refugees, 1914-1923 from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Europe 1914-1945

The records for completed 2016 Handbooks will be searchable in LibrarySearch from early next month.

If you have any queries or comments about Oxford Handbooks Online then please contact the ebooks@cambridge team on ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

Henry Sidgwick: complete works and selected correspondance

220px-Henry_SidgwickWe are pleased to announce that ebooks@cambridge and the Casimir Lewy (Philosophy) Library have purchased access to The complete works and selected correspondance of Henry Sidgwick through the Intelex Past Masters platform.

The online collection contains the complete published works of Henry Sidgwick, including both the First and Seventh editions of The Methods of Ethics. Also included is a substantial body of correspondence, much of it previously unpublished, including the matched correspondence between Sidgwick and Henry Graham Dakyns, available in this collection for the first time in its entirety.

On and off-campus access to this collection is available here. Records for individual items in the collection will be available in LibrarySearch very soon.

New ebook titles – April 2016

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during April. 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.

Bus1    Bus2bus3    education1Education2  Education3  Education4HPS1       HPS2  HPS3  HPS4HPS5  HPS6    italian1  italian2  italian3italian4  MML1  MML2  MML3  MML4    MML5  SAS1  SAS2  SAS3    SPS1  history1history2  classics1  classics2   Bus4  Kettell_Islamic_12:198 x 129 Pbk  Education5     Education6  HPS7  HPS8  MML6  MML7    Engineering1  Law1

Duke University Press: new ebooks for 2016

Laziness, cynicism and digressiveness promote academic creativity, or so argues Nick Salvato in his new book Obstruction, published last month by Duke University Press.

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Obstruction is just one of 25 ebooks published in 2016 that are available on the eDuke Books Scholarly Collection platform to members of the University of Cambridge. Click on the covers below to view the full text of some of these titles in subjects including Asian Studies, Feminist Theory, Anthropology and Literary Studies:

 

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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 LibrarySearch and access is available both on and off-campus, via the authenticated links in the LibrarySearch 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 ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

New ebook titles – March 2016

Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during March. 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.

Archeology1    Education1Education2    English1English2  English3  English4Geography1       History1  Italian2  mml1978-3-658-08313-7_Cover_1.indd  physics1    physics2  Physics3  Physics4AMES1  Education3  Education4  Education5  English6    English7  English8  Education6  Education7    English9  English10English11  Geography2  Medicine1   Wen_Buying Beauty_PB-op  AMES3  AMES4     Education8  Italian5  Italian3  italian4  Engineering1    English13  English14

Bloomsbury ebooks – purchased collections

Bloomsbury logoFollowing a recent trial of the Bloomsbury Collections online platform, the ebooks@cambridge Service is pleased to announce that with thanks to the Connell Fund, Cambridge staff and students now have access to 11 ebook collections containing over 400 titles.

Bloomsbury Collections hosts scholarly books from their Academic division, spanning the humanities and social sciences. The benefits of using ebooks on this platform include:

  • Instant access to 100s of key works, easily navigable by research topic
  • Cite, share and personalize content
  • Search full text of titles; filter by date, series or subject
  • Browse by subject
  • Find the most relevant book chapters quickly and intuitively
  • Hyperlinks: find works in the same subject or by the same author; link between text and endnotes or bibliography
  • Download and print chapter PDFs without DRM restriction
  • Use on your tablet or smartphone

The immediately available collections are:

Ancient History Archive 1983-2012
Ancient Philosophy Archive 1984-2012
Anthropology 2014
Anthropology 2015
Classical Literature Archive 1994-2012
Film & Media Studies 2014
Film & Media Studies 2015
History 2015
Literary Studies 2015

Anthropology 2016 and Theology 2016 collections are now live on the site, and will be searchable in Librarysearch very soon.

All of these activated titles (except for Anthropology 2016 & Theology 2016 – coming soon!) are searchable in LibrarySearch, and registered users can access these ebooks both on and off campus, with a Raven login.

Accessible titles are indicated with the unlocked padlock icon as shown. unlocked padlock

Some popular titles during the trial were…

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Please contact the ebooks team on ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk if you have any questions or comments.