Cambridge Histories E- Book collections now available at UEA Library

Histories_Facebook_1200x630First published in 1902, the Cambridge Histories is a globally respected series of over 300 volumes spanning fifteen subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, with a concentration on political and cultural history, literature, philosophy, religious studies, music and the arts.

Presenting history as a continuous and evolutionary process, the Cambridge Histories offer a big picture perspective in each subject area, making them essential reading for anyone researching or studying a subject that has an historical element.

This site allows instant access to the renowned texts of the Cambridge Histories series, searchable by author, title and subject. Continually updated with new volumes taken from the print series as soon as they become available, this collection represents an impressive breadth and depth of scholarship that offers an unmatched resource for today’s historians.
Key Features:

  • First published in 1902, the Cambridge Histories series now contains over 350 volumes, equating to around 196,000 pages of unrivalled scholarship
  • Unlimited concurrent users, meaning any number of readers can access the resource simultaneously
  • Covers multiple academic subjects across the humanities and social sciences
  • eBooks are accessible via all devices and will automatically adjust to allow easy reading on your preferred device
  • Content searchable via metadata and fulltext
  • Easy navigation to the content you need at book and chapter levels
  • Individual chapters available in PDF to download and print
  • Users have the ability to save their searches and content to their bookmarks for easy access at a later date
  • Extensive bibliographic reference functionality; fully referenced content with all references displayed, OpenURL compliant and linked online through CrossRef

Access can be found via our FIND DATABASES page or click this link for more details. https://www-cambridge-org.ueaezproxy.uea.ac.uk:2443/core/what-we-publish/collections/cambridge-histories

 

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EndNote training – free webinars in April/May

Clarivate Analytics have organised a number of free Endnote webinars scheduled throughout April and May.

Creating Endnote Styles
Date: Tuesday 17th April
Time: 6.00pm BST
Duration: 2 hours
Register here  – change the ‘Locale’ to UK and Time Zone to London to get local timings
Description: This advanced EndNote class will show how to create an EndNote style “from scratch.” It will also be useful for those who wish to customize existing styles.

Creating EndNote Filters & Connection Files
Date: Monday 23rd April
Time: 6.00pm BST
Duration: 2 hours
Register here – change the ‘Locale’ to UK and Time Zone to London to get local timings
Description: This advanced EndNote class will show how to create an EndNote filters and connection files “from scratch.” It will also be useful for those who wish to customize existing filters or connection files.

Endnote Miscellany
Date: Tuesday 1st May
Time: 6.00pm BST
Duration: 90 minutes
Register here – change the ‘Locale’ to UK and Time Zone to London to get local timings
Description: This class will cover many of the less-used, but often useful, features in EndNote, including: Exporting bibliographies, subject bibliographies, advanced search, find and replace, using the Label field as a permanent record identifier. Questions are welcome

Format Paper and Working with Word Online or on Tablets
Date: Wednesday 9th May
Time: 6.00pm BST
Duration: 1 hour
Register here – change the ‘Locale’ to UK and Time Zone to London to get local timings
Description: This class will cover using Format Paper with word processors that don’t support Cite While You Write, and working with EndNote in Word online or on tablets.

Westlaw off-campus access issues

We are currently experiencing off-campus access issues with Westlaw.

Users are not able to login off-campus via Shibboleth/Institutional login and get the following error message:

Westlaw off-campus error

We have created separate links for on-campus and off-campus access from within Library Search, Traditional Catalogue and Find Databases:

Westlaw on off links opacWestlaw on off links find databases

On-campus link   – when on-campus, use this link

Off-campus link – when off-campus, use this link.

Fill in the username, password and client ID with the login details listed under ‘Westlaw’ at https://portal.uea.ac.uk/library/e-resources/usernames

Westlaw alternative login

UEA Access links at risk 10 March

The ‘UEA Access’ links that take you to our full text will be at risk Saturday 10 March 2018 between 11pm – Sunday 11 March 3am.

Due to essential maintenance, this function may not be available during this period for the following services.

Find E-Journals

Find E-Journals links

Library Search

UEA Access in EDS

Databases

UEA Acces in Scopus

Google Scholar

UEA Full Text in Scholar

If you are unable to access resources during this time, please search for journals and eBooks via the Traditional catalogue and databases via our Find Databases.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

 

Reasons to love e-books continued…

Following on from last weeks post, we have complied another five reasons for you to love using e-books.

If this has got you interested, then why not start your search today and discover what e-books we have available to you in Library SearchWhy E-books_week 2

Relabeling of links in Library Search and other discovery tools.

From 26th February, we are relabeling some of the links within our Library discovery tools.

What is changing?

In Library Search – “Check SFX for Full Text” will be updated to “UEA access”

EDS_SFX links 26feb2018

EDS_SFX links 27feb2018

In Google Scholar – “UEA SFX Full-Text” will be updated to “UEA access”

SFX links in Google Scholar 26feb2018

SFX links in databases such as EBSCOHost, Scopus, Web of Science will be updated to “UEA access”

SFX links in EBSCO databases_27feb2018

SFX links in Scopus

Why are you making the changes?

SFX is the name of the service we use to link you from our discovery tools to the full text.  We wanted to move away from the brand name of the service to something that was more intuitive and gave our users a clearer idea of what the link does.

If you have any feedback or queries regarding the above changes, please contact eservices@uea.ac.uk

Reasons to love e-books

Did you know that UEA Library has thousands of e-books available for you right now via LibrarySearch ?

Not sure about using an e-book? Still prefer a print version? Then check out our Reasons to Love e-books flyer, where we have listed five good reasons to get on board with e-books.

Start your search today and discover what e-books we have in your subject area.

Reasons for ebooks