Designed to meet the needs primary and secondary school students, EBSCO's new Explora interface provides a user friendly search interface for databases relevant to this audience including Primary Search, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Columbia Encyclopedia and more. Explora will replace the Searchasaurus, Kids Search, and Student Research Center interfaces which are scheduled to be discontinued June 30, 2015. More information on Explora can be found in this tutorial, and you can try out the interface here.
On May 1, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance and overall reliability of your products. Ulrichsweb will not be available from approximately 8:00 PM EDT, Friday, May 1, 2015 through 6:00 AM EDT, Saturday, May 2, 2015.
Service on the Wiley Online Library platform is likely to be disrupted on on Saturday March 21, 2015 as the site undergoes scheduled maintenance. The maintenance is scheduled to begin at 5:00 am and last 10 hours.
Emerald Insight will be undergoing essential maintenance on Monday 2 March 2015 from 2:00 am for up to 12 hrs. During this time core features and functionality may not be available.
From a Wiley email:
Some users may be familiar with ReadCube from the UK Libraries use of the service to provide access to unsubscribed Nature content.
Click here for more information about Wiley's partnership with ReadCube.
On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last for five (5) hours. During this time access to all ProQuest products will be unavailable and users will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled maintenance.
A live virtual production demonstration of Social Explorer from Oxford University Press will take place on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 3:30 pm. The presentation will be conducted by Sydney Beveridge, Media and Content editor of Social Explorer and Julia Weaver, Product Trainer for Oxford University Press USA. Click here to register for this 45 minute event.
Social Explorer is an interactive website that provides U.S. demographic information. Overall, the site contains 39 billion data points, 200,000 variables, and 15,000 interactive maps. Data elements come from a variety of sources, including the U.S. Census from 1790 to 2010, Carbon Emissions Data and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000.
Our Social Explorer license provides our users access to the PRO edition. In addition to the core features (edit and share products, limited data access, population counts, and limited storage), PRO edition users get UNLIMITED data access, all demographic data, unlimited storage, enhanced data access tools, and premium support. On campus, you are automatically using the Professional Edition of Social Explorer and have access to all data provided by Social Explorer. If you wish to create and save projects, please sign into your personal account or sign up for free (upper right-hand corner).
To use the PRO edition off-campus to save, share, and collaborate on projects, please create a personal account.
Emerald's research platform, Emerald Insight, is scheduled for maintenance to take place on Friday 30 January 2015, between 6 pm and 11 pm EST. During this maintenance window, Emerald Insight will be unavailable for up to 1 hour. If you access the website during this time you will receive a 'connection timeout', or similar message, within your browser. Please note that this may also affect some functionality on emeraldgrouppublishing.com.
Maintenance activities are planned for the website (bioone.org) on Friday, January 30th. Beginning at 6 p.m. Eastern Time (UTC-5), content and services may be intermittently unavailable for up to four hours.
J19 is a semiannual publication dedicated to publishing articles and reviews on American culture and literature from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries. The journal is dedicated to publishing innovative research on and analysis of the "long nineteenth century" (1783-1914) and is the official publication of C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. Articles are available online from 2013 volume 1 to present here (click the red 'online access' link to view journal content), or in print beginning in 2015 (click here for print holdings information).