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 firstname.lastname@example.org or the ebooks@cambridge team at email@example.com.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you are interested in attending all or part of the session.