109 new ebooks available from Routledge Handbooks Online

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The ebooks@cambridge team is pleased to announce that 109 new handbooks are now available to Cambridge University members via Routledge Handbooks Online. These new titles have been selected by Faculty and Departmental librarians from the 2015 and 2016 collections and cover a wide range of subjects: Anthropology, Archaeology & Classics, Asian Studies, Business, Communication, Education, Environment & Sustainability, Geography, History, Literature, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and South Asian Studies.

94 of the new titles have been funded by the Connell Fund, which was also used for our recent acquisition of new ebook collections from Bloomsbury Collections, about which we posted recently. Below is a selection of these titles. Click on the covers to access the ebooks via authenticated links. You can see a  complete list of these 94 new titles by downloading RHO title selection Connell 2016-17.

Sociology1  Arch1  Business1  Education1  Sustain1  Geog1  Hist1  MiddleEast1  Phil1  Politics1  Religion1  Geog2

15 of the new titles have been funded by the South Asian Studies Library. Again, here is a selection with links (and the full list can be downloaded here: RHO Asian Studies):

Asian1  SAS1  SAS2  Asian2

About Routledge Handbooks

Routledge Handbooks bring together the world’s leading scholars to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the primary debates of today. The online versions are available DRM-free, as HTML and pdf files, and are fully searchable thanks to the platform’s search tools and rich meta-data, including abstracts for each chapter.

Access to Routledge Handbooks Online

The Routledge Handbooks Online platform can be accessed on and off-campus here. Records for the new and existing individual handbooks will be listed within iDiscover within the next few days.

Need help?

As ever, please send your comments or queries about this platform or any other aspect of ebook provision to ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

 

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

OHO

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.

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

New ebook titles – January 2016

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

Gli    History beyond the textSustainable infrastructure    KusamakuraChildren as readers in children's literature  Surface acoustic wave devices and their signal processing applications  New perspectives on the study of ser and estarThe grammar of repetition       Speaking frames  Regionalism and Rebellion in Yemen  Liquid pleasuresstructural holes  Social theory and philosophy for information systems    Markets and Malthus  Phase theory  Developing narrative theoryGenetic variation among influenza viruses  Understanding kidney diseases  British urban policy  Prolonged labour  Latin Palaeography    Moda a Firenze 1540-1580  Passeggiate-nomadi-sul-grande-schermo-di-Andrea-Panzavolta-COVER  Purismo e antipurismo a Napoli nell'Ottocento  Preistoria e protostoria egea e cipriota    Women and property in early modern England  Transport stirrup jars of the Bronze Age Aegean and east MediterraneanSupporting transitions in the early years  Brain function and responsiveness in disorders of consciousness  Talking Haiti   The Cambridge Introduction to Franz Kafka  Materialist film  Children reading picturebooks     Contrastive studies in construction grammar  Minority education in China  Le teorie della luce e della visione ottica dal IX al XV secolo  Tullia d'Aragona, cortigiana e filosofa  Researching Northern English    Questionnaires in second language research  Rate-independent systems

Open Book Publishers are “changing the nature of the traditional academic book”

OBP1Open Book Publishers was founded in 2008 by a small group of academics at the University of Cambridge.There are currently 67 published and 18 forthcoming titles spanning subjects including  Anthropology, Archaeology & Religion, Digital Humanities, Economics, Politics & Sociology, Law, Literature & Language, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Women & Gender Studies. To see a full list of published monographs and if you want to find out more about the vision behind OBP, their website is available from here and an interactive electronic version of their Winter 2016 catalogue can be found here. You can click straight into the full-text of the ebook version from within this catalogue.

OBP’s academic monographs are published in hardback, paperback, PDF and ebook editions, and they also include a free online edition that can be read online via the OBP website, and embedded anywhere. OBP titles are free to share and re-use, through Creative Commons licences.

OBP are challenging the standard “reproduced” ebook format by creating interactive ebooks, incorporating moving images, links and sound into the text. Their more traditional titles are complemented with freely available digital resources, including extra chapters, reviews, links and image galleries. These resources can be found alongside the relevant ebook on their website.

To read the ebooks directly from the website click on Read the PDF or Read the HTML buttons on the front page of each book title. To download a PDF, epub or mobi version of a title, just click on the relevant download button, as shown in the sceenshot below.

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OBP ebooks can be found in LibrarySearch, and can be accessed by anyone from anywhere in the world, no Raven login required.

Cambridge University Library is a member of the OBP Library Members Scheme.

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Archaeopress Archaeology Online

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The ebooks@cambridge service is pleased to announce that with thanks to the Connell Fund, full-text access to 120 Archaeopress Archaeology, and Seminar for Arabian Studies titles is now available for all University of Cambridge registered users.

Archaeopress is an Oxford-based publisher specialising in academic archaeology, and around 6-9 new titles will be added to the collection on a monthly basis. The titles can be read online or downloaded by unlimited concurrent users, both on and off campus (with a Raven login).

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The ebook records will be loaded into LibrarySearch as quickly as possible, but in the meantime you can consult the Archaeopress title list which includes direct authenticated links to all available titles. Open Access titles are highlighted in yellow. You can access the entire collection from here.

This access is due to end on the 30th September 2016; if you would like to send comments on this ebook collection please email ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

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Oxford Handbooks Online

The ebooks@cambridge team would like to announce that members of the University of Cambridge now have access to the complete collection of Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) in the following subject areas:

OHOOur existing collection of titles from OHO has been increased thanks to funding from the University Library.

The Oxford Handbooks series brings together the world’s leading scholars to write articles that survey the current state of scholarship in their field. The articles review the key issues, reveal original arguments and concepts, and set the agenda for new research.

Monthly updates introduce articles in advance of print publication and beyond the book, online-only content ensures the most current, authoritative coverage anywhere.

An Editor in Chief and Editorial Board of leading scholars in each subject area have additionally been appointed to guide editorial development and ensure that scholarship meets the highest standards for academic quality. This team of leading scholars will commission online-only peer reviewed articles expanding research in cutting edge topics and ensuring comprehensive coverage of fast-moving disciplines.

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

Chinese Linguistics  German Philosophy   OperaGlobal Warming

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

Britain, Gaul, and Germany: Cultural Interactions by Tom Moore from the forthcoming title The Oxford handbook of Roman Britain.

Researching Music Therapy in Medical Settings by Cynthia M Colwell from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Music Therapy.

Sacramental and Liturgical Theology, 1900-2000 by Kimberley Hope Belcher from the forthcoming title The Oxford Handbook of Catholic Theology.

Oxford University Press offer an instructional video on how to use OHO.

Please use this link to explore the content on the Oxford Handbooks online platform: http://ezproxy.lib.cam.ac.uk:2048/login?url=http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/

Archaeopress trial

Trial access is now available up to 10th April 2015 to the Archaeopress Archaeology and Seminar for Arabian Studies series from Archaeopress.

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Archaeopress is an Oxford-based publisher specialising in academic archaeology. Archaeopress have had close links to the archaeology departments of the University of Cambridge for many years. There are currently over 75 e-titles in their archive, and around 6-9 new files are added each month.

Please check the Archaeopress title list for titles available to members of the University of Cambridge as part of the trial. As these titles will not appear in LibrarySearch you will need to use this authenticated link to access the trial content.

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Please send any feedback about this trial to ebooks@lib.cam.ac.uk.

At Archaeopress, Patrick Harris (patrick@archaeopress.com) would welcome any comments.