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Category: Licensed Resources

SCP Monthly Update — September 2019

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of August 2019. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —

Early English Books Online (EEBO) migrates to the ProQuest platform

Early English Books Online migrated from its legacy Chadwyck-Healey interface, to the newly-enhanced ProQuest Platform, on August 22, 2019. The ProQuest platform delivers research experience that guides discovery, access and management of content sources. As a result, Early English Books

New DynaMed premieres on August 21st

EBSCO is merging DynaMed Plus and DynaMed into the new DynaMed® on August 21. The next generation of DynaMed combines quality evidence-based information with a user-friendly, personalized experience that delivers accurate answers fast. http://uclibs.org/PID/302737      All UC campuses/selected medical sites;

Contemporary Women’s Issues database gets enhanced

Gale has begun updating several of its products in order to increase access to library resources online by implementing enhancements designed to improve usability and discoverability. According to the Enhancements Overview, improvements include: Enhanced product platform—Provides a unified experience across

ProQuest Congressional redesign launches on July 24th

ProQuest will launch a redesigned ProQuest Congressional interface on July 24, 2019. According to the redesign webpage, the changes are intended to facilitate the retrieval of information by students unfamiliar with government content, while maintaining the ability of more sophisticated

Many Gale resources will redirect to HTTPS effective July 17

On July 17, 2019, many Gale resources will be permanently redirected to the new https://*.gale.com domain. This is a change in URL only.  Updated proxy information has been sent to the campus proxy contacts; no other work or changes on

New Resource: CDL purchases Cambridge University Press Journal Archive

With end-of-year funds, CDL purchased the Cambridge University Press (CUP) Journals Archive [2019-2021 archive edition] for systemwide access.  The CUP Journal Archive license, which incorporates previous campus purchases, includes access to the earlier online content of 412 journal titles. Available

Alexander Street Press platform upgrade (Video Databases)

Alexander Street Press will be moving their video-only collections on a new platform starting July 10th, when the collection URLs will be redirected. According to ProQuest’s press release, “The new interface is simpler and faster with a continued focus on

New Resource: Superstar Journals Database

Superstar Journals Database contains more than 7,470 full-text Chinese journals and more than 1,200 core journals, from 1949-present. It has a good mixture of disciplines, including engineering, agronomy, social science, culture, education, philosophy, and medicine. Seven campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine,

Alexander Street Press platform upgrade (Drama Databases)

For the transitioning databases, this move provides more flexibility with new content types in the future, such as video and audio, and offers cross-searching with other Alexander Street content. Access to the legacy platforms will be available through June 30, 2019 after which all