Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Cambridge Books Online


Learning Services has purchased 981 e-book titles for you to search, browse and download. Full text e-book content in PDF format is available from these collections:

  • Economics
  • Film, Media, Mass Communicationcollection and
  • selected titles published between 2006 - 2010 from the Sociology collection.
How to access on and off campus:
Login to the University portal with your computer ID and password
Click on the Library & Computing tab
In the e-Library channel click on the Databases, Journals and e-books link
Scroll down to Cambridge Books Online in the list

From within Cambridge Books Online, choose Humanities and then Film, media, mass communication from the Browse by Subject column on the home page. To view theEconomics and Sociology titles, select Social Sciences from the Browse by Subject column.

Friday, 19 November 2010

Cambridge Journals Digital Archive


We now have access to the JISC Cambridge Journals Digital Archive - a fixed collection of journal archives in three sections. The first two parts of the archive Part 1 STM title list and Part 2 HSS1 title list are available now.
How to access on and off campus:
Login to the University portal with your computer ID and password
Click on the Library & Computing tab
In the e-Library channel click on the Databases, Journals and e-books link
Scroll down and select Cambridge Journals Online in the list.

In Cambridge Journals Online choose the Browse Journals tab and select the By Title option.

When viewing individual titles you can gain access to the digitised archive by selecting Back Volumes from the Journals Menu column. If you search the platform rather than browse you will retrieve full text only where it is available as part of the archive.

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Oxford Scholarship Online E-books


Learning Services is subscribing to 433 e-book titles in Oxford Scholarship Online. We have full text access to the Business & Management and Economics & Finance subject collections.
How to access on and off campus:
Login to the portal with your computer ID and password
Click on the Library & Computing tab
In the e-Library channel click on the Databases, Journals and e-books link
Scroll down to Oxford Scholarship Online in the list
From within Oxford Scholarship Online, select the Business & Management or Economics & Finance subject collection from the left-hand menu in order to search, browse and access the titles in each collection.