If you want to find out more about using ebooks, ejournals and databases in an informal setting, then why not pop in to one of our lunchtime drop-in sessions? Expert library staff will be on hand to answer your questions on finding, accessing and downloading the ebooks, ejournals and databases provided for you by your libraries. Please do bring your phones, laptops, and tablets if you have queries about downloading articles or ebooks.
There will be an entirely optional short e-resource-related quiz, if you complete it you can win a small prize. There will also be some supplier freebies such as bags and pens available for all, and maybe even some edible goodies.
Venue: Alison Richards atrium (ground floor)
Days: Tuesday 17th October & Monday 6th November
Time: 12.45 – 2pm (drop in anytime during your lunch break)
We will be there on the sofa area outside the cafe, please come and say hello!
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 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.
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 University Library is pleased to announce that access has been purchased in perpetuity to the following 2017 HSS subject collections…
Biblical Studies, Ancient Near East and Early Christianity
European History and Culture I
European History and Culture II
Language and Linguistics
Literature and Cultural Studies
Middle East and Islamic Studies
Religious Studies, Theology and Philosophy
The 2017 collections complement Brill’s HSS 2014, 2015, and 2016 collections, already available to our users on Brill Online and searchable in iDiscover.
The Squire Law Library is also pleased to announce that access has been purchased in perpetuity to the International Law ebook collections, 2014-2017 inclusive.These titles can be also found in iDiscover and currently number 202.
Brill ebooks are available with unlimited concurrency and can be accessed both on and off campus (with a Raven login). You can download or print chapters from the ebooks in PDF format, or read them online. As new 2017 titles are published, they will be added to the Brill ebooks platform and loaded into iDiscover on a monthly basis.
Please contact the ebooks@cambridge team on firstname.lastname@example.org with any feedback on Brill ebooks, or if you want to recommend any unowned titles for purchase.