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Updates for Faculty

Updates

September 17, 2019

As part of the new enhancements Gale has been rolling out, Gale Virtual Reference Library is now Gale eBooks. The name change has been reflected on our A-Z Databases page. The interface has been updated as well. For a full list of what was changed, see the product update


August 5, 2019

The Chronicle of Higher Education has been removed from our A-Z Database list.

However, BC students and faculty can access the Fulltext HTML through:

  • EBSCO databases:
    • Academic Search Complete
    • Education Source
    • MasterFILE Premier
  • Gale databases (with 1 month embargo):
    • Business Insights: Essentials
    • Gale Academic OneFile
    • Gale Academic OneFile Select
    • Gale General OneFile
    • Gale In Context: Biography
    • Gale OneFile: Business
    • Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete
    • General Reference Center Gold

July 26, 2019

Our A-Z Databases page has been updated to reflect the modified name changes of the Gale resources below.

 

OLD NAME

ENHANCED UI?

MODIFIED NAME?

NEW NAME

Academic OneFile

Y

Y

Gale Academic OneFile

Biography In Context

Y

Y

Gale In Context: Biography

Business Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Business

Communication & Mass Media Complete Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass Media

Computer Database

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Computer Science

Criminal Justice Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice

DemographicsNow

 

Y

Gale Business: DemographicsNow

Diversity Studies Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

Educators Reference Complete

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies and Policy

Expanded Academic ASAP

Y

Y

Gale Academic OneFile Select

Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture

Gender Studies Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

General OneFile

Y

Y

Gale General OneFile

General Science Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Science

Health Reference Center Academic

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Y

Y

Gale Health and Wellness

Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

Information Science & Library Issues Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Information Science

Informe Académico

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

Military and Intelligence Database

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Y

Y

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Popular Culture Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy

Small Business Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship

Small Business Resource Center

Y

Y

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

U.S. History Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: U.S. History

Vocation and Careers Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

World History Collection

Y

Y

Gale OneFile: World History

 

All of the resources above, were also updated with an enhanced user interface (except for Gale Business: DemographicsNow). For an overview of the product enhancements, please click here: https://www.gale.com/product-enhancements/overview. There will be more updates in late August and in Winter.


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!

 

New Databases

Login required!

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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