New electronic resource available: Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History

Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History is an electronic reference text available through the Brill Online Reference Works platform. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The individual reference work is described as follows:

Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History Online is a general online history of relations between the faiths. It covers the period from 600 to 1500, when encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other languages.

New electronic resource available: Scopus

Access to Scopus has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Access. is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

Scopus is a large and continually updated abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed academic content in the fields of Life Sciences (4,000+ titles), Physical Sciences (7,000+), Health Sciences (6,000+) and Social Sciences and Humanities (5,000+). Not a full-text resources in itself, Scopus provides outbound links to full-text services on other platforms, where these are available. Scopus provides a range of tools to tracks trends, patterns and citation and research impact. For all articles published since 1996, also Scopus provides full details of the references used.

New electronic resource available: Brill Journals Archive

Brill Journal Archive Online provides access to over fifty thousand articles from more 174 journals published by Brill from their first issue up until 2009.

The twin components of the collection “have been purchased in perpetuity by JISC Collections and are available free of charge to UK Higher and Further Education institutions and Research Councils” which sign the necessary licence.

Brill Journal titles found by using Library OneSearch will link to the archive where applicable.

 

New electronic resource available: Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

Access to the Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive (on the Proquest platform) has been enabled in Library OneSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. The Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive can be cross-searched alongside any of the other databases on the Proquest platform, and records from the archive can be added to a individual researcher’s RefWorks account without leaving the Proquest interface. The resource is described as follows:

The Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive contains primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to 2000. US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles. Magazines have been scanned cover-to-cover in high-resolution color, with all articles, covers, advertisements and reviews indexed. 

New electronic resource available: Greenleaf Sustainable Organization Library (SOL)

Access to the Greenleaf Sustainable Organization Library (SOL), provided through the IngentaConnect platform, has been enabled in Library OneSearch (Find databases). Access is direct on-campus, and by university username and password from off-campus. The resource is described as follows:

The Greenleaf Sustainable Organization Library (SOL) is an online library of books and journal issues focused on sustainability and social responsibility, drawn from a number of partner publishers including Greenleaf Publishing, Practical Action Publishing and Peter Lang. The SOL contains approximately 380 volumes (books, journal themed issues and journal issues) and 5500 papers.

Individual records for the 260+ eBook titles in the collection have been added to the main index of Library OneSearch. Each record contains a deep-link to the title level, which will authenticate and resolve from both on-campus and off-campus locations. Additional eBook records will by added to LOS as the number of titles in the collection increases.

Titles are listed when you visit the collection start page from the Find Databases menu.

New electronic resource available: Periodicals Archive Online

Access to the Periodicals Archive Online (PAO) collection (on the Proquest platform) has been enabled in Library OneSearch (Find Databases). Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus. . The resource is described as follows:

Periodicals Archive Online contains the full-text of over 700 journals spanning the humanities and social sciences, across 37 key subject areas. Coverage is from volume 1 issue 1 of each journal and all issues are digitized from cover to cover. Whilst the majority of titles are peer-reviewed academic journals, a number of other selected publications are included that were not originally scholarly in nature but offer relevant research material. The archive is international in scope with the inclusion of more than 150 foreign-language titles. The full list of titles is provided by Proquest on the database start page.

Title-level access to all of the individual journals in the PAO will be enabled in SFX and Library OneSearch in due course.

BoB – the new way to access TV and radio programmes

The University has now purchased the BoB (Box of Broadcasts) off-air recording and broadcast media archive service, which will replace the current in-house off-air recording service.  Through our BoB subscription, UK-based Nottingham Trent University staff and students will be able to:

 

  • watch programmes from the BoB archive, (which currently offers tens of thousands of TV and radio programmes)
  • record programmes due to be broadcast in the next seven days
  • retrieve TV and radio programmes from selected channels, which have been broadcast in the previous seven days
  • create and share playlists of programmes
  • create clips from programmes
  • embed clips/whole programmes within NOW

 

BoB can be accessed directly via

http://bobnational.net

 

or through the Find Databases section on Library OneSearch, where you will also find the library’s BoB User Guide.  The User Guide covers logging in, scheduling recordings, retrieving recordings, creating playlists and clips, embedding links and many other features.  For more detailed support with BoB or to arrange training, please contact the Liaison Librarian for your subject.