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New and Updated Databases January/February 2015

The following databases and e-resources have been recently changed or added to KU Libraries' collections. A list of database trials is also available.

New to Databases A-Z

Universal Database of Central Asia and the Caucasus (UDB-CAC)

Universal Database of Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and Baltics (UDB-EUR)

Mintel Reports - reinstated February 2015


Updates to Databases A-Z

Title changes / URL changes / Platform changes:

ASTM Standards & Engineering Digital - URL change effective December 19, 2014.

Han da wen ku: CHANT (Chinese Ancient Texts) Center - URL change effective January 2, 2015

ProQuest dissertations & theses - URL change effective January 10, 2015. Cross reference: Dissertation abstracts online.

Networked Digital Library of Theses & Dissertations - URL change effective February 5, 2015

Plunkett Research Online - URL change effective February 11, 2015

Removed from Databases A-Z

CIS & Baltic periodicals has been replaced with two regional databases effective January 2015: Universal Database of Central Asia and the Caucasus (UDB-CAC) & Universal Database of Baltics, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine (UDB-EUR).  A cross reference to the East View aggregated databases search page remains on A-Z.

Other E-resource Updates (not in Databases A-Z)

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