RE: UMass Amherst Libraries E-Resources

The good Web content for which we pay real money

GeoScienceWorld E-Book Collection Trial

Posted by eleres on October 16th, 2014

The Libraries have a trial for over 1,000 e-books on the GeoScienceWorld platform published since since 1926 by groups such as the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Geological Society of America, Society for Sedimentary Geology and others. On the GeoScienceWorld e-book platform you can browse by subject or title, or search by author, title, keyword and limit by date.

The purchase price for the entire collection is $78,541, or we can buy sub-collections by publication date for between $11,000 and $19,000. The trial continues through November 30th. 2014. Please send us your feedback about the GeoScienceWorld e-books.

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Medici.tv on Trial

Posted by eleres on October 14th, 2014

Medici.tv has about 1,500 videos of classical music concerts; opera and ballet performances; composer and artist profiles; and master classes. The service also provides live broadcasts.

The database is on trial through November 10th, 2014. An annual subscription cost is $6,000. Please share with us your feedback on this resource.

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Periodical Archives on Trial

Posted by eleres on October 9th, 2014

The Libraries have trials for two ProQuest archive collections.

  • American Periodicals is a collection of general magazines and specialized literary and professional journals published between 1740 and 1940. Full-text indexing and full color article scans are provided. The collection purchase price is $34,425. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.)
  • Periodical Archive Online Foundation Collection covers two hundred years of scholarly journals in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Full-text indexing and full color article scans are provided. The collection purchase price is $75,745. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.)

The trials go through November 8th, 2014. Questions? Ask Us!

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CINAHL Complete on Trial

Posted by eleres on October 8th, 2014

CINAHL (Current Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) Complete provides indexing back to 1937 of over 5,000 journals as well as full-text of over 1,300 journals, 27 books, 134 evidence-based care sheets, 360 research instruments records, 169 quick lessons and more. CINAHL Complete is on the EBSCOhost platform.

The trial goes through December 15th, 2014. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) Annual subscription is $17,950.

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New E-Journals Added to Collection

Posted by eleres on October 2nd, 2014

The Libraries have added subscriptions to the following e-journals. You may find them in the UMass Amherst library catalog or the E-Journal List:

  • Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 1994-
  • American Journal of Neuroradiology, 1980-
  • British Journal of Psychiatry, 1855-
  • Chemistry Letters, 1997-
  • Clinical Chemistry, 1955
  • Drug Metabolism and Disposition, 1973-
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies, 1997-
  • European Journal of Endocrinology, 1997-
  • The European Respiratory Journal, 1993-
  • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, most recent 5 years
  • Journal of Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development, 2011-
  • The Journal of Experimental Biology, 1923-
  • Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology, 1997-
  • Liminology and Oceanography, 1956-
  • The Sixties, 2008-
  • Sustainability, 2008-

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U.S. Political Stats on Trial

Posted by eleres on September 29th, 2014

U.S. Political Stats from CQ Press provides a data visualization and research tool designed to provide data on Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Presidency.

The trial ends October 22nd, 2014. Annual subscription cost is $5,500. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.)

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Times of India (1838-2005) on Trial

Posted by eleres on September 29th, 2014

The Times of India (1835-2005) from ProQuest provides historical access to this major Indian newspaper.

The trial ends November 30th, 2014. Please give us your feedback. (UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.) The purchase price is $44,866.

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South Asia Archive on Trial

Posted by eleres on September 29th, 2014

The South Asia Archive, produced by Taylor and Francis, is sourced from the South Asia Research Foundation and includes journals, reports, books, legislation and Indian film booklets. The content covers many subjects:

  • Administration, Development, Industry, Economics and Law
  • Art and Art History
  • Civilization Studies, Religion, Philosophy and History
  • Culture, Society, Cinema and Media Studies
  • Education
  • Indology, Ancient History, Anthropology and Archaeology
  • Literature, Language and Linguistics
  • Politics, Government and Public Policy
  • Science, Technology, Agriculture and Environment
  • Urban Planning, Medicine and Health

The trial goes through October 24th, 2014. Purchase price is $78,000. Please give us your feedback.(UMass NetID login required for UMass App)

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Dance Education DELRdi now on Trial

Posted by eleres on September 29th, 2014

DELRdi, from the National Dance Education Organization, provides indexing of dance education literature and research from 1926 to the present including abstracts of theses, dissertations, journal articles, conference proceedings, etc. from 200+ different publications, more than 150 university dance programs, organizations and individuals. You can search by author, title, keyword and limit by document type, institution, date and more.

The trial goes through October 24th, 2014. Subscription price is $850. Please give us your feedback.(UMass NetID login required for UMass App)

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Libraries Now Subscribe to Rock’s Backpages

Posted by eleres on September 29th, 2014

Rock’s Backpages covers the rock and roll music industry back to the 1950′s with reviews, interviews and articles. You can browse for content by artist, audio (of interviews), genre, publication or writer; or search by keyword.

Note: the Rock’s Backpages homepage has many prompts to subscribe. The UMass Amherst Libraries has a paid subscription for full access to the database; if you have a UMass Amherst NetId to login from off-campus, or you connect on-campus, you do not need an individual subscription.

Questions? Ask Us!

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