New and Updated Databases
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
American Indian Histories and Cultures
Continuing through to the modern era, and told against the backdrop of the 19th century expansion into the Western Frontier right through to the civil rights movement of the mid-twentieth century, American Indian Histories and Cultures highlights both the myths and realities of the Wild West and American Indian cultural identity.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences XI
JSTOR Arts & Sciences XII
JSTOR Business IV
Provides image and full-text online access of core academic journals in a variety of disciplines in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The following collections are accessible: Arts and Sciences Collections I-XII; Business IV; Life Sciences Collection; and Public Health Reports.
Victorian Popular Culture
Victorian Popular Culture contains a wide range of source material relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain and Europe in the period from 1779 to 1930, and shows how interconnected these worlds were.
Updates to Databases A-Z:
Title Changes / URL Changes / Platform Changes:
AccessPharmacy URL updated 01-08-14
Alexander Street Press - new interface replaces Alexander Street video and cross searches all formats (audio, text and video). MARC records are redirecting to the new interface effective January 7, 2014 for: American History in Video, Classical scores library volume 1, Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, VAST: Academic Video Online, and World History in Video. See below, those with udpated database URLs that remain as individual A-Z entries:
- American History in Video To search American History in Video and World History in Video together select the discipline History from the new Alexander Street Press interface homepage.
- Classical Scores Library
- World History in Video To search American History in Video and World History in Video together select the discipline History from the new Alexander Street Press interface homepage.
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS) URL updated 12-10-13, cross reference: ISI Emerging Markets
Films on Demand URL updated 12-04-13
FRANCIS platform change from ProQuest to EBSCO effective 12-01-13.
Literature Online (LION) URL updated 01-09-14. NOTE: My Archive accounts are not being migrated. Users must extract their data manually to the repository of their choosing and set-up a new My Archive account in the new interface. Exisiting accounts at http://lion.chadwyck.com/ will be de-activated mid-2014.
OnePetro New interface, no URL changes, effective 1-14-14.
Web of Science New interface, no URL changes, effective 1-12-14.
World News Connection platform change to ProQuest Dialog. URL updated 12-04-13
Removed from A-Z:
Alexander Street Video - The interface that formerly cross-searched all KU owned/subscribed video has gone away entirely and has been replaced by new the Alexander Street Press interface that cross searches all formats (audio, text and video).
Other E-resource Updates (not in A-Z):
Maney Publishing (e-journals) platform change from Ingenta to Maney Online.
Project Euclid (e-journals) New interface, no URL changes, effective 1-12-14