This is the fourth in a series of posts highlighting Library updates ‘while you were away’ over the summer.
The Library continually acquires print and online materials to support the University’s teaching and research interests. The following provides a brief snapshot of new content acquired while you were away.
All Subject Areas
We have recently updated our extensive Springer collections to provide more than 5,000 new e-books covering a broad range of disciplines (STEM, Management and more), as well as 4,000 new Springer protocols.
We have subscribed to 7 additional Nature journals (e.g. Nature Biomedical Engineering) and acquired backfiles to 3 other Nature titles (e.g. Nature Methods). The following newly subscribed database support research in the following areas:
· INSPEC (physics & engineering)
· SPIE (optics and photonics)
· Nature Nano (nanotechnology)
· Pharmapendium (pharmacovigilance and pharmacokinetics)
School of Management and H&SS
New ebooks: More than 1000 IGI Global titles for Business, Management and Education. Oxford Handbooks 2018 and 2019 for Economics & Finance, Business & Management, as well as multiple Oxford Bibliographies for research.
New journals: 10 new journal and newspaper subscriptions to support teaching and research, including e.g. International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Experimental Political Science, El Pais, and more. Full text access to the Economist Historical Archive 1843-2015.
· GlobalData (tobacco industry data)
· SNL Fig (global banking)
· Sage Research Methods video collection and dataset collections (parts 1 & 2)
· Sage Business Cases 2019 Collection
Engineering & Design
· IEEE-Wiley 2019 e-book frontfile
· MIT Press e-books 2015 collection
· New Springer e-book collection for 2019: Intelligent Technologies & Robotics (over 460 titles already available)
New journals: subscription to .amag international architecture technical magazine and preceding title Darco
New databases: Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals; INSPEC (physics & engineering)