Databases

Introducing ProQuest One™ Literature: a new destination for modern literary studies

(22 Oct 2019)  Faculty, students and librarians are leading the call for a resource that can function as the single destination for literary research, teaching and learning. Today, ProQuest announces a solution to support all facets of literature scholarship: ProQuest One™ Literature. Developed in collaboration with faculty and librarians from universities with renowned literature departments, […]

October 31, 2019 - 11:30 am
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NIU Libraries receives $610,000 grant for Southeast Asia Digital Library

(2 Oct 2019)  NIU (Northern Illinois University) Libraries has been awarded a four-year grant of $610,000 by the Henry Luce Foundation to enhance the Southeast Asia Digital Library (SEADL), a collaborative project of the Association of Asian Studies’ Committee on Research Materials on Southeast Asia (CORMOSEA), an association of Southeast Asia librarians and member institutions across the United […]

October 21, 2019 - 9:44 am
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CRL and JSTOR partner to make South Asian materials openly available online

(16 Oct 2019) CRL has partnered with JSTOR to make collections from the South Asia Open Archives openly available on JSTOR at saoa.crl.edu. The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) is a rich and growing collection of historical and contemporary sources covering the arts, humanities, and social sciences, in English and South Asian languages, from and about South […]

October 17, 2019 - 1:20 pm
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Web of Science Group relaunches Master Journal List of 21k journals

‎A new way to browse, search, and explore the only complete authorized list of journals in the Web of Science index (16 Oct 2019) Today the Web of Science Group launched the enhanced Master Journal List, with new, improved functionality and a better user experience for the 320,000+ researchers, librarians and editors who visit the […]

October 17, 2019 - 8:53 am
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Australia: CSIRO launches open-access virtual core library

(3 Sep 2019)  From Australia: CSIRO has introduced the AuScope National Virtual Core Library (NVCL), a digitised collection of 10 million metres of drill core estimated to be archived in warehouses around Australia. Details can be found here.    

September 12, 2019 - 8:54 am
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Wolters Kluwer helps the IPSF empower the next generation of pharmacists with advanced drug information resources

(5 Sep 2019) Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that it is collaborating with theInternational Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) to support young pharmacists with learning tools from the globally respected drug information resource Lexicomp®. Based in The Hague, Netherlands, IPSF is the world’s leading advocacy organization for pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students and recent graduates. Together with Wolters Kluwer, […]

September 9, 2019 - 8:40 am
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Access Innovations enhances search on McGraw-Hill’s AccessEngineering

(26 Aug 2019)  Access Innovations, Inc., provider of Data Harmony software solutions, is proud to announce a recently completed project with McGraw-Hill to create a series of robust taxonomies that will support the back end of AccessEngineering. These taxonomies will improve search functionality for those interested in AccessEngineering’s educational materials The full press release is here.  

August 28, 2019 - 8:33 am
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An updated PubMed is on its way!

(19 Aug 2019)  NCBI released a video, presenting highlights the main features you can expect in the new PubMed, including those already available in PubMed Labs. A timeline is included, as is some background on the new PubMed development process. Watch the video on youtube here.  

August 22, 2019 - 1:47 pm
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Australian libraries join forces to build national digital collection

(13 Aug 2019)  The national, state and territory libraries of Australia joined forces to launch one giant national digital collection of Australian publications. It’s called National edeposit – or NED for short. Legal deposit legislation obliges publishers to deposit everything they publish with the National Library of Australia as well as with their own state […]

August 22, 2019 - 8:08 am
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Launch of IndiaRxiv on the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day

(14 Aug 2019) Research outputs find a home at IndiaRxiv, India’s first Preprints Service Open Access India partners with the Center for Open Science to launch IndiaRxiv on the eve of India’s 73rd Independence Day as the country joins the global march for open science. Open Access India and the Center for Open Science have collaborated […]

August 15, 2019 - 11:06 am
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Clarivate Analytics launches Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence, a first-of-its-kind solution covering the global digital health ecosystem

(14 Aug 2019)  Clarivate Analytics plc, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, has expanded its industry-leading life science intelligence offerings with the launch of Cortellis Digital Health Intelligence™. This new, first-of-its-kind solution will help drug, device and technology developers navigate the dynamic digital health landscape with […]

August 15, 2019 - 9:21 am
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Philippines: DOST donates digital library to Antique school

(8 Aug 2019) The Department of Education (DepEd) in Antique thanked the recent turnover of the StarBooks, a digital library, by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to a school in the province. “The DOST, by developing the StarBooks, is making the resource learning materials more accessible to students,” DepEd Division of Antique Superintendent Victor […]

August 13, 2019 - 9:34 am
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New Zealand: revamped digital library launched

(30 Jul 2019) Heritage New Zealand has revamped its Archaeological Reports Digital Library and is launching it today. The digital library currently contains over 7,500 reports dating from the 1950s until today, with more reports being added all the time.  These reports have been available on request since 2007; however the upgrade now means that searching the […]

August 13, 2019 - 8:52 am
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Research tools: China Biographical Database (freely accessible resource)

(8 Aug 2019)  The China Biographical Database is a freely accessible relational database with biographical information of approximately 427,000 individuals as of April 2019, primarily from the 7th through early 20th centuries. Users can query the system in terms of place, time, office, social associations and kinship, and export the results for further analysis with GIS, […]

August 9, 2019 - 9:45 am
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Clarivate Analytics introduces Cortellis Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) to accelerate drug discovery and development

(17 Jul 2019) Clarivate Analytics plc (NYSE:CCC; CCC.WS), a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today launched an expansion to its Cortellis suite of life science intelligence solutions with programmatic access to scientific data typically used in drug discovery and early stage development. The initial launch includes continually-updated systems biology […]

July 23, 2019 - 9:16 am
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