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Updates

May 14, 2019

Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning and our A-Z Databases page has been updated to reflect this change.

 

Description:

LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills and advance your career. With LinkedIn Learning you get to choose from more than 5,000 video tutorials covering business, creative and technology topics, explore the most-in-demand skills based on your experience. You can learn from expert instructors, access courses on your schedule, from any desktop or mobile device, and reinforce new knowledge with quizzes, exercise files, and coding practice windows.

 

To access LinkedIn Learning:

Log in to BC One Access and click on the LinkedIn Learning tile.

 

This information has also been added to our Announcements libguides page.


May 10, 2019

Safari Books Online (ProQuest) is now O’Reilly Online Learning.

 

O’Reilly Online Learning offers more than 35K book titles plus 30k+ hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and videos from O’Reilly’s global conferences covering many subjects including business, math, science, and engineering. Also, the platform supports an unlimited number of simultaneous users.


April 17, 2019

Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning!


3/29/19

A new database has been added to A-Z Databases.
University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (University of Michigan Press)
Description:
The University of Michigan Press Ebook Collection (UMP EBC) is a comprehensive collection of the University of Michigan Press’s scholarly ebooks. The UMP EBC is fully accessible on Fulcrum, a leading community-developed, open source platform for digital scholarship developed with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Fulcrum offers users the ability to read books with associated digital enhancements, such as: 3-D models, embedded audio, video, and databases; zoomable online images, and interactive media. Adhering to the Charlotte Initiative Principles, the UMP EBC provides: irrevocable perpetual access and archival rights; unlimited simultaneous users; and freedom from any Digital Rights Management (DRM).


3/28/19

A new database has been added to A-Z Databases.

Drama Online (Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.)
Description:
Originally created by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and Faber and Faber, the resource Drama Online Core Collection currently includes over 1,500 playtexts from Methuen Drama, The Arden Shakespeare, and Faber and Faber. The platform also includes 700 images from the Victoria and Albert Museum and American Shakespeare Centre. From the works of Aeschylus in 5th Century BC to the present day, Drama Online provides unique access to the finest drama literature. Titles include the most highly regarded scholarly editions of Shakespeare—The Arden Shakespeare Series—as well as works from Henrik Ibsen, Bertolt Brecht, Harold Pinter, Oscar Wilde, Caryl Churchill, Simon Stephens, David Mamet and Katori Hall. The collection is continually updated with the very latest writing from new and established writers.

This information has also been added to the New e-Resources libguide page.


3/22/19

A new database has been added to A-Z Databases.

Mergent Intellect

Description:

Mergent Intellect is a flexible web-based application that features a deep collection of worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Coupling Mergent's expertise in developing products for the reference marketplace with Dun & Bradstreet's private company database, Mergent Intellect offers new and existing clients a unique opportunity to access private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more.

More information can be found here.


1/14/19

This is an update on our A-Z Databases list. These changes reflect updates to the 2019 statewide collection and our cancellation of RCL Resources for College Libraries.

Removed from A-Z Databases:

  • US Newsstream (ProQuest)
  • Hoovers Premium (ProQuest, please note this will be replaced by Mergent Intellect)
  • Oxford Art Online (Oxford)
  • RCL Resources for College Libraries (ProQuest)

Also, this information has been posted on our Faculty Librarian Resources page /Cancellations.

New Databases

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New e-Resources have been added to our A-Z Databases list:

 

Description:

US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.  For academic libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal.  US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.


 

RefWorks (ProQuest) has been added to our A-Z Databases list.

 

RefWorks (ProQuest)

Description:

RefWorks is a premier reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty, and librarians. With a refined user experience, full-text management, collaboration and other features you’d expect from a reference management solution, RefWorks enables students and faculty to have an efficient and reliable process for producing the best research papers and grants.  Note: To get a RefWorks account, click on “Create account” and follow the instructions.

RefWorks replaces EasyBib.

Additional information:

Welcome to the New RefWorks!

ProQuest RefWorks Customer Resources


 

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