New and Updated Databases January 2018

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

Donetsk & Lugansk Newspaper Collection

Updates to Databases A-Z

Title changes / URL changes / Platform changes:

Alexander Street resources - URL change from HTTP to HTTPS effective January 3, 2018.

American Doctoral Dissertations - title changed from American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 and the description was updated, however the URL remains the same.

ASCE Library - URL change from HTTP to HTTPS effective January 4, 2018.

Cambridge Companions - Effective January 3, 2018 all cross references to Cambridge Core have been replaced with a description for the individual resource and the URL for each individual resource now links to its respective landing page (see below):

  • Cambridge Companions - Cambridge Companions searches across the Companions for Literature and Classics; Philosophy, Religion, and Culture; and Music.
  • Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics - The Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics collection offers comprehensive and accessible essays on major authors, periods and genres, written by experts and designed for student readers. For the author Companions, each writer is placed in literary and historical context; their major works are analyzed, either in separate chapters or grouped according to theme.
  • Cambridge Companions to Music - Cambridge Companions to Music provide information on composers, instruments or musical topics, written with the student, the performer and the music lover in mind. Each volume provides structured series of essays by leading authorities offering comprehensive coverage and reference material.
  • Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Religion, and Culture - The Cambridge Companions series offers collections of essays which are intended to serve as reference works for an inter-disciplinary audience of students and non-specialists. Addressing topics and figures ranging from Plato through Kant to Habermas, and philosophical movements such as the Scottish Enlightenment and German Idealism.
  • Shakespeare Survey - Shakespeare Survey is a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Since 1948 Survey has published the best international scholarship in English and many of its essays have become classics of Shakespeare criticism. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains a section of reviews of that year's textual and critical studies.
  • Cambridge Histories - Cambridge Histories is a reference collection spanning subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, with a concentration on political and cultural history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, music and the arts.
  • Cambridge Core - Cambridge Core searches across Cambridge University Press’s book and journal content.

Classic Mexican Cinema - URL change effective January 18, 2018.

DSM-V (Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders) - URL change from HTTP to HTTPS effective January 3, 2018.

GeoScienceWorld - URL change from HTTP to HTTPS effective January 3, 2018.

Google Scholar - URL change from HTTP to HTTPS effective January 22, 2018.

HathiTrust - URL change effective January 10, 2018.

Music Online: The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music - URL change effective January 3, 2018.

Networked Digital Library of Theses & Dissertations - URL change effective January 3, 2018.

Oxford Art Online - URL change effective January 18, 2018.

PharmacyLibrary - URL change effective January 23, 2018.

PsychiatryOnline - URL change from HTTP to HTTPS effective January 3, 2018.

Cancelled Databases

ASTM standards and Engineering digital library was cancelled as of December 31, 2017.

China doctoral dissertations full-text databases / China masters' theses full-text databases (CDMD) 中国博/硕士论文全文数据库 (Zhongguo bo shuo shi lun wen quan wen shu ju ku) - Pay-per-use service was cancelled as of October 1, 2017.

China Proceedings of Conference full text database (CPCD) 中国重要会议论文全文数据库 (Zhongguo zhong yao hui yi lun wen quan wen shu ju ku; CPCD) - Pay-per-use service was cancelled as of October 1, 2017.

China Core Newspaper database (CCND) 中国重要报纸全文数据库 (Zhongguo zhong yao bao zhi quan wen shu ju ku) - Pay-per-use service was cancelled as of October 1, 2017. .

CQ voting and elections collection will no longer be available after November 30, 2018.

Electronic Enlightenment was cancelled as of November 30, 2017.

Oxford Islamic studies online will no longer be available after February 28, 2018.

Zoological Record will no longer be unavailable after January 31, 2018.

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

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