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Recent Enhancements to PsycBOOKS

  PsycBOOKS®, available to UMass Lowell users through an Ebsco online subscription, is the most current and only comprehensive resource for full-text scholarly and professional books and book chapters published by the American Psychological Association—from the newest titles and reference sources, to the classics in psychology. Here’s what’s new: Embargo Removed! Explore the latest APA [...]


Gale’s Artemis Literary Sources

The Gale Database company has introduced Artemis Literary Sources, a new online site that provides an integrated search interface for its premier literary resources:  Literary Resource Center (LRC), Scribner Writers, and Twayne’s Authors. In addition, Artemis provides enhanced workflow tools  and features such as Term Frequency and Term Clusters that provide visual context to the distribution [...]


Science Direct releases new interface improvements

ScienceDirect introduces interface improvements September 6 This month’s release offers users a new and more unified interface on the My Alerts page. The alert page enhancements make it easier to modify, save and delete alerts without having to leave the page. In addition, search types have been reordered for easier selection and users can now choose between [...]


Coming Sep.15: new ebrary reader

UMass Lowell will be upgraded to the new ebrary e-book Reader the week of September 15th. The new ebrary online Reader was developed with extensive input from researchers and debuts on the ebrary platform in early August 2014. The user experience features: Clearer user permissions and information on ebooks for patrons Intuitive navigation to locate popular features [...]


Annual Reviews provides access to two new journals

Annual Reviews is providing complementary access to the first year of two new publications: The Annual Review of Linguistics The Annual Review of Vision Science   URL not yet available Complimentary online access will be available for the first year for all customers. There are no permanent data rights with this complimentary access. The Annual [...]