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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 broad

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 covering

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.

Morgan & Claypool Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences – Collection 4 is available

Morgan & Claypool (M&C) Publishers has two full-text series of short books acquired as a Tier 2 purchase:  Synthesis and Colloquium.  The Colloquium Digital Library of the Life Sciences is now in its fourth collection and continues to span biological,

New Tier 2 Resource: Fūzoku Gahō

Thanks to the contributions of 7 campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, San Diego and Santa Barbara), Fūzoku Gahō is now available to users at all ten campuses and UCOP through JapanKnowledge at https://japanknowledge.com/library/. http://uclibs.org/PID/302248     All UC campuses; on the

New Tier 2 Resource: The Oriental Economist Digital Archive

Thanks to the contributions of 3 campuses (Berkeley, Merced, and San Diego), the Oriental Economist is now available to users at all ten campuses and UCOP through JapanKnowledge at https://japanknowledge.com/library/. http://uclibs.org/PID/302155     All UC campuses; on the JapanKnowledge Lib platform Note:

Stat!Ref – Tier 2 resource – cancelled

Stat!Ref has been cancelled as a multi-campus subscription (UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCR, and UCSD) as of March 2018. Individual campuses may be continuing subscriptions to selected titles. Please contact the health sciences collections librarian at your campus for more information.

New Si ku quan shu I database is now available

As mentioned in an earlier CDLINFO article, UC’s access to EastView’s Si ku quan shu database ceased at the end of 2017. Now, 9 UC campuses (B, D, I, LA, M, R, SD, SB, and SC) have begun participation in