UC access to 2014 Elsevier ebooks!

The California Digital Library has recently purchased 2014 Elsevier ebooks, providing access to all the UCs. This collection includes ebooks in many disciplines, and they will be released through 2014. Also throughout 2014, these titles will appear in the library catalogs, OskiCat and Melvyl.

A complete listing of all books is here: http://info.sciencedirect.com/books/titles, and until these are in the library catalog, you may access them via the links here: http://info.sciencedirect.com/techsupport/books/ebook2014.htm.

The collection spans multiple subject collections published under well-known imprints within science, technology, and health sciences disciplines – including Academic Press, North-Holland, Pergamon, Mosby, W.B. Saunders and Butterworth-Heinemann. Collections also include new titles in food science and social sciences from the recent acquisition of Woodhead Publishing and plastics engineering titles through a partnership with Hanser Publications. The ebooks are available with no DRM restrictions and are integrated with Elsevier journals on the Science Direct platform.

Web of Science: New databases, more content, new look

UC’s subscription to the Web of Science now features more content than ever before! New databases available for searching on the Web of Science platform include:

  • Book Citation Index (2005-present)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present)
  • Current Contents Connect (1998-present)
  • Current Chemical Reactions (1985-present)
  • Data Citation Index (1900-present)
  • Derwent Innovations Index (1993-present)
  • Index Chemicus (1993-present)

Web of Science databases you may already be familiar with include Journal Citation Reports, Global Health, CAB Abstracts, BIOSIS, and Inspec. Of particular interest may be the Data Citation Index, which allows users to discover research data, including data studies, data sets from a wide range of international data repositories and connect them with the scientific literature to track data citation.

More information and tips on searching can be found on the Web of Knowledge training site.