Dissertations & Theses Goes Global

With our recent renewal of the ProQuest collection we now offer Dissertations & Theses Global which includes more full-text and historical coverage. Graduate works from 700 academic institutions worldwide are added annually. Full-text is available for dissertations added since at least 1997, with many older dissertations also available in full. Citations for some dissertations go back to 1637.

If you have questions about using this resource, Ask Us!

New E-Journals Added

We’ve added subscriptions to several new e-journals. You may find them in the UMass Amherst library catalog or the E-Journal List:

  • The American Archivist, 1938-
  • Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 2014-
  • Annual Review of Statistics, 2014-
  • Annual Review of Virology, 2014-
  • European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 2000-
  • Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, 1999-
  • Micropaleontology, 1955-
  • Stratigraphy, 2004-

If you need assistance with any of these journals, Ask Us!

Complete Television, Radio and Cable Industry Directory Now Available

The Libraries have added a subscription to the Complete Television, Radio and Industry Directory. It’s available in two parts:

Each part provides entries with contact data, executives and services provided by companies in the US and Canadian industries.

If you have questions about using this resource, contact Mike Davis, Business Reference Librarian, at 545-6822.

Mintel Trends Added for Consumer Data

Our new Mintel Trends subscription provides a database of reports on shifts in consumer behavior across industries, demographics and themes. It’s available to UMass Amherst students, librarians, and faculty only through an individual account which must be set up using a UMass email address. You can browse through reports by industry, demographic or theme, or you can search by keyword.

If you have questions about using this resource, contact Mike Davis, Business Reference Librarian, at 545-6822.

New Ebooks from the Institute of Physics

The Libraries have purchased two Institute of Physics ebook collections, Expanding Physics and Concise Physics. The collections will grow from 35 to 95 titles over the next couple of years. You may find individual book titles in the UMass Amherst library catalog. The ebooks do not have digital rights restrictions and they are viewable in HTML, PDF, EPUB and MOBI formats.

If you have questions about these resources, contact Thea Atwood, the liaison librarian for Physics, at 545-2674.

More E-Journals Added from the Institute of Physics

The Libraries have expanded our subscriptions to Institute of Physics (IOP) e-journals. We now offer current and archival access to all IOP publications (over 70 titles), including the Journal of Physics series and Physics World archive. You may find them in the UMass Amherst library catalog or the E-Journal List.

If you have questions about these resources, contact Thea Atwood, the liaison librarian for Physics, at 545-2674.

Two Korean Language Newspaper and Scholarly Article Databases on Trial

The Libraries now have two new trials: Chosun-Ilbo Archive (a Korean language newspaper archive); as well as KISS (Korean Studies  Information Services System) a full text database of Korean scholarly journal articles, university publications and research papers.

The trials go through March 4th, 2015. Please give us your feedback on Chosun-Ilbo Archive and KISS. A UMass NetID login required for UMass Apps.