New and Updated Databases May 2016

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

Oxford Bibliographies - Latin American Studies


Updates to Databases A-Z

Title changes / URL changes / Platform changes:

Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Catalog - URL change effective 04-27-16.

Kikuzo II bijuaru for libraries (Asahi shinbun online) - URL change effective 05-25-16.


Canceled Databases

FRANCIS database has ceased and been removed from Databases A-Z.  No new content was added after 11/30/2014 and our access ended 12/31/2015.

Please refer to the Libraries' Budget Update page to review resources identified for non-renewal.


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