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New Tier 2 Resource: China Data Online is back!

Previously, China Data Online was a Tier 2 license with the University of Michigan’s China Data Center (CDC). Unexpectedly, in September 2018, UM’s China Data Center closed its doors; access was cancelled for all resources. Recently, four UC campuses (Berkeley,…

New Tier 2 Resource: Lyell Collection

Four campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, and San Diego) now have access to the Geological Society of London’s Lyell Collection as part of a new Tier 2 agreement. http://uclibs.org/PID/330767                     B, D, LA and SD; on the Lyell Collection platform The…

Literature Online moves to the enhanced ProQuest platform

The Literature Online (LION) database is now available on the main ProQuest platform and is cross-searchable with other ProQuest resources. There will be an overlap period beginning immediately and continuing through July 1, 2019. This parallel access period provides time…

Clarivate Analytics’ InCites JCR and ESI URL change

Clarivate Analytics’ InCites Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Essential Science Indicators (ESI) will be available via a new URL starting February 15th. A temporary redirect will be in place from February 15 – 28, 2019.   There is no additional change…

MagazinePlus & WhoPlus database transition includes new database – BookPlus

MagazinePlus: http://uclibs.org/PID/4880   (B, D, M, SD, SB; on the Nichigai web service platform) BookPlus: http://uclibs.org/PID/329416     Access is limited to10 simultaneous users with an additional WhoPlus: http://uclibs.org/PID/262191              limit of 1,500 total searches across all databases. MagazinePlus: Journal index database to Japanese…

MagazinePlus & WhoPlus database transition includes new database – BookPlus

With the renewed MagazinePlus license, users on the 5 participating campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Merced, San Diego and Santa Barbara) now have access to three databases: MagazinePlus, BookPlus, and WhoPlus. MagazinePlus: http://uclibs.org/PID/4880   (B, D, M, SD, SB; on the Nichigai web…

INSPEC moving from Web of Science to Engineering Village platform

[Article updated on 1/4/19 to emphasize that the platform change affects University of California access only.] Beginning January 1, 2019, INSPEC will be available for the University of California (UC) libraries on the Engineering Village (EV) platform, with Compendex, a…

Contemporary Women’s Issues moves to new Gale platform

Recently, Contemporary Women’s Issues moved from the RDS platform to Gale’s InfoTrac platform.  Contemporary Women’s Issues offers comprehensive coverage of issues that influence women’s lives across the globe.  The database provides access to current full text and pertinent backfile content…

New look for FirstSearch coming July 14th

On July 14th, the OCLC FirstSearch platform interface will display “an updated, more contemporary look.” The changes are limited to a restyling of the new interface and do not affect functionality, navigation or site structure. Databases currently hosted on the…

DynaMed Plus now available for all UC campuses

All UC campuses and selected medical sites now have access to DynaMed Plus thanks to a 2 year UC-wide pilot paid for by the UC Medical Centers and selected campuses.  Some campuses have had access via local subscriptions to DynaMed.…