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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.)

June 2014

New to Databases A-Z

Kanopy
A streaming video on-demand service which provides access to educational films.

PBS Video Collection
Contains hundreds of PBS's most popular documentaries and series in streaming video.

Scientific Style and Format
The style guide written by the Council of Science Editors for science and related fields.


Updates to Databases A-Z:

Title Changes / URL Changes / Platform Changes:

Natural standard - URL change

Informe Academico (Gale) - title change from Informe Revistas en Espanol; A-Z description revised accordingly.

Removed from A-Z:

Women Writers Online - Canceled effective 06-12-14

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


1.5 million visits a year at 7 library locations
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection
—American Library Association
KU ScholarWorks offers access to more than 7,000 items created by KU faculty and students
An international leader in the open access movement
Users check out nearly 300,000 items every year
Users access more than 3.3 million articles online each year
More than 111,000 scores, books, sound recordings, and other volumes in Music & Dance Library
Anschutz Library serves as KU’s 24-hour study facility for students
More than 700 Vosper Society members support the mission of KU Libraries
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities