Monthly Archives: August 2016

iDiscover, the new catalogue interface for Cambridge University libraries, will be launched on 1st September

The new discovery and search service, iDiscover, will launch on the 1st September 2016.

http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/camlibraries/searchbox.html

The new discovery and search service, iDiscover, will launch on 1st September 2016.

iDiscover will replace LibrarySearch and LibrarySearch+ on this date. The Newton catalogue will be available until August 2017 when the new library management system goes live.

iDiscover will combine the print and electronic resources available within the University in one search interface, offering simple and more advanced searching.

If you are interested, find out more on the University Library website here: http://www.librariesconnect.cam.ac.uk/

 

Embedded librarianship under the microscope

Blog post by FutureLib:

We are excited to confirm that we will soon be embarking on a new project exploring the fascinating area of embedded librarianship. We will be working with librarians across the University in order…

Source: Embedded librarianship under the microscope

American Chemical Society announces intention to establish “ChemRxiv” preprint server to promote early research sharing

What do chemists think about this? Let me know!

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced its intention to form ChemRxiv, a chemistry preprint server for the global chemistry community, proposed as a collaborative undertaking that will facilitate the open dissemination of important scientific findings. The Society is presently in the process of inviting interested stakeholders to participate in helping to shape the service ahead of its anticipated launch.

ChemRxiv is expected to follow the established models of arXiv in physics and bioRxiv in the life sciences by enabling researchers working across diverse areas of inquiry to share early results and data with their scientist-colleagues ahead of formal peer review and publication,” says Kevin Davies, Ph.D., who, as Vice President within the ACS Publications Division, will be spearheading the effort as part of a joint undertaking with the Society’s Chemical Abstracts Service. “Preprints are fully citable and are freely accessible preliminary communications…

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Taylor & Francis Online unveil new ejournal platform

Let us know what you think of this new interface.

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Taylor & Francis have updated their ejournal platform at Taylor & Francis Online.

T&FO

The new search functionality highlights articles from within the Taylor & Francis collection as well as allowing searching by journal title.

Hem article T&FThe list of search results will include content which is available to members of the University of Cambridge amongst content to which we do not have subscriptions.

Content which is accessible off campus through Raven authentication, or on campus from a networked PC, can be identified by a green triangle containing a tick in the bottom right hand corner of the result screen record. If there is no tick then we do not have access to the article.

OA TFOpen access articles are indicated by an orange triangle with an open padlock at the bottom right hand side of the result screen records.

The refine options, on the left hand side of the results screen, offer…

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New ebook titles – June 2016

NST Part III Chemistry undergraduate students will be pleased to see here that the new, 2nd ed. of Blankenship’s book, Molecular mechanisms of photosynthesis, which is on their ‘Blue Book’ reading list, is now available as an e-book as well as a printed one in the library.

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Here is a selection of the titles added to the ebooks@cambridge collection during June. These titles were purchased by, or on behalf of, department and faculty libraries within the University of Cambridge and by the University Library.

Click on the cover image to access the title via our authenticated links.

Chemistry1   Education1  Education2    Education3Engineering1  HPS1  HPS2  Business1       Italian1  Italian2  Italian3  Law1    Medicine1  MML1  SPS1  SPS2  SPS3  HPS3  SPS5  Education4    Education5  Education6  Education7  MML2    SPS6  Education8HPS4    Italian4  Italian5   Education9  Education10  Education11     Education12  Italian6  SPS8  Education13  HPS5    Engineering2  Sustainability2Sustainability1  SPS10  SPS11  SPS12  SPS13

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