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Guide URL: http://libguides.wmich.edu/EresourcesAlerts
Guide Updated: Dec 17, 2014 7:45 PM
Alerting Users to temporary outages and the addition of new features to Electronic Resources provided by the University Libraries.

Times Digital Archive coverage has been extended from 1985 to 2008

Serveral days ago the Collection Development Committee approved the purchase of additional years of coverage for the Times Digital Archive. Previously the coverage had been 1785-1985, the coverage now has been extended and is now 1785-2008.

The Databases, A-Z entry has been updated, also the various subject guides now reflect the change in coverage. The entry in the Library catalog will be updated in due course.

Just Added to Films On Demand--the Award-Winning Eyes on the Prize Series

The 14 part PBS series "Eyes on the Prize" has just been added to Films on Demand. These are all 60 minutes videos made in 1994. Each part is available from its own URL. In addtion there is a playlist for the entire series at:

http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/portalsearch.aspx?pstid=53067

Direct URL's to the individual parts:
Awakenings 1954–1956: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58632

Fighting Back 1957–1962: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58633

Ain’t Scared of Your Jails 1960–1961: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58634

No Easy Walk 1961–1963: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58635

Mississippi—Is This America? 1963–1964: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58636

Bridge to Freedom 1965: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58637

The Time Has Come 1964–1966: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58638

Two Societies 1965–1968: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58639

Power! 1967–1968: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58640

The Promised Land 1967–1968: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58641

Ain’t Gonna Shuffle No More 1964–1972: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58642

A Nation of Law? 1968–1971: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58643

The Keys to the Kingdom 1974–1980: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58644

Back to the Movement 1979–Mid 1980s: Eyes on the Prize—America’s Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985
    http://libproxy.library.wmich.edu/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=6347&xtid=58645

Times Literary Supplement Digital archive coverage has been extended

Coverage has increased in the Times Literary Supplement Digital archive from 1902-2007 to 1902-2009. The LibGuides entry has been updated to reflect this. The VuFind record will be updated in due course.
 


NewsVault (which is an integrated search interface to the Times Digital Archive and the Times Literary Supplement Archive entry has also been updated to reflect this coverage change.

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities upgraded

The University Libraries have upgraded our subscription to Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities to the complete package. We now have access to all sections withn this resource (see list below).. Access is through the same URL as we had previously used .

Business Directories 
  Accounting 
  Economics & Finance
  Management 
  Marketing 
Educational Directories 
  Educational Curriculum & Methods 
  Educational Psychology & Administration
  Educational Technology & Library Science 

Psychology 
  Psychology & Psychiatry 

Computer Science 
  Computer Science - Business Information Systems

Health Directories 
  Health Administration 
  Nursing 
  

Two addtional JSTOR journal collections available for WMU Users


Two addtional JSTOR  journal collections are now available for WMU Users. These collections add an additional 366 electronic journals, bringing the number of JSTOR journals available to 2,617. The FindIt@WMU system and PowerSearch has been updated to include these collections. Journals will also be included in VuFind in due course.

To see a list of all journal collections available to WMU users, see:

http://www.jstor.org/action/collectionsAvailable

Several New Enhancements have been added to Engineering Village

Several New Enhancements have been added to Engineering Village

  • AutoSuggest - helps users find terms using the Ei Thesaurus.   Tutorial
  • New Download - Excel, CSV, PDF and RTF formats are now available.   Tutorial
  • Mendeley Web Importer - one click imports results to Mendeley.   Tutorial
  • What's New - provides a summary of the latest updates.   EngineeringVillage's Blog address

These and other video tutorials are on EngineeringVillage's YouTube channel.

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