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ProQuest Congressional Redesign

Recently, ProQuest launched a redesigned interface for ProQuest Congressional. The changes are intended to facilitate the retrieval of information by students unfamiliar with government content, while maintaining the ability of more sophisticated users to perform complex queries. Key Benefits…

NIH/NLM rolls out an updated PubMed

An updated version of PubMed will replace the current version; the new PubMed is currently scheduled to become the default in spring 2020, replacing the legacy version.  According to the November-December 2019 NLM Technical Bulletin, new features include: Improved…

New Naxos Music Library 3 Debuts

Users of UC-licensed Naxos Music Library are now being redirected to the new Naxos Music Library 3 platform.  http://uclibs.org/PID/110925     Naxos Music Library       All campuses (except SF), plus LBL According to the NLM3 platform information, this version incorporates a fresh…

Biochemical Society Journals move to the Silverchair platform in October

  The Biochemical Society Journals via Portland Press will switch from the Highwire Press to the Silverchair platform on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  Per the vendor, permanent redirects will be available at homepage, issue and article levels starting October 8th.…

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; on…

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…

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…

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…

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…