Monday, October 30, 2006

New Product Announcement-->SPORTDiscus with Full Text

Our SPORTDiscus subscription has been upgraded to SPORTDiscus with Full Text:

From the EBSCO website:

"SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals, providing full text for more than 415 journals indexed in SPORTDiscus. Of those, nearly 250 have cover-to-cover indexing in SPORTDiscus. With more than 700,000 full-text articles dating back to 1985, SPORTDiscus with Full Text is the definitive research tool for all areas of sports and sports medicine literature."

New Product Announcement-->Science Classic

From the Science website:

"Science Classic is the NEWLY digitized fulltext archive of Science from AAAS featuring the collection of issues 1880–1996. It's the perfect complement to Science Online which covers 1997-today. Most important, Science Classic is fully integrated with the current content of Science Online making it easier to search the entire collection.

Each article's bibliographic citation, abstract, and references have been rekeyed in an interactive HTML file. This feature allows dynamic linking to: other Science articles across the complete collection, over 900 HighWire hosted journals providing toll-free access to thousands of articles, and fi nally the primary source or secondary databases through CrossRef/DOI, PubMed, and ISI Web of Science. As a result, Science Classic articles provide the end users with a new, more powerful searching tool and the flexible retrieval capabilities they’re used to.
From cover to cover, every page of the back issue file prior to 1997 has been scanned as a high-resolution PDF which offers the sharpest and highest quality text possible. The PDF files have been optimized for fast web transmission and excellent print quality. Each article is a fully searchable PDF."

New Product Announcement-->Literary Encyclopedia

"The Literary Encyclopedia is an expanding global literary reference work written by over 1400 specialists from universities around the world, and currently provides over 3550 authoritative profiles of authors, works and literary and historical topics. We will provide over 3800 by the end of this year and aim to publish at least 800 new profiles (circa 1.6m words) in the next 15 months. We also list nearly 19,000 works by date, country and genre, and provide advanced software tools."