Museum Worlds

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Museum Worlds: Advances in Research.

'Museums' by kaet44 on Flickr

‘Museums’ by kaet44 on Flickr

 

Museum Worlds: Advances in Research is a new, multi-disciplinary, refereed, annual journal from Berghahn Journals that will publish work that significantly advances knowledge of global trends, case studies and theory relevant to museum practice and scholarship around the world.

 

Museum Worlds: Advances in Research aims to trace and comment on major regional, theoretical, methodological and topical themes and debates, and encourage comparison of museum theories, practices, and developments in different global settings. Each issue includes a conversation piece on a current topic, as well as peer reviewed scholarly articles and review articles, book and exhibition reviews, and news on developments in museum studies and related curricula in different parts of the world.

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2013) to present.

Access Soil Science via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.

Altmetrics for Institutions

Followers of the altmetrics movement may like to catch up with Altmetrics for Institutions with this article from Against the Grain, a useful summary of what the platform, developed in partnership with the University of Cambridge, can offer researchers, and research support librarians advising on the broader impact their research is having.

Assessment matters

New ejournal on ejournals@cambridge A-Z gateway: Assessment matters.

Assessment  matters is published by the NZCER (New Zealand Council for Educational Research) “an independent educational research organisation generating the ideas, questions, tools, products and services to meet educational needs now and for the future. NZCER has a proud history and a deep commitment to Māori education.”

Access Assessment Matters at this link.

Assessment Matters is a refereed, international journal that pushes the thinking in assessment in education research, policy and practice.”

Asian Film Online volume 2

The University Library provides access to the Asian Film Online volume 1 here.

Further information about the content of Asian Film Online can be found here.

Access this trial on or off campus via this link.

 

Please send your feedback on the trial to ejournals@lib.cam.ac.uk.  Thank you.

Highlights from volume 2 includes:

  • Feature films from the rarely seen region of Assam in Northeast India, including works from Jahnu Barua and Utpal Borpujar
  • The complete works of Vietnam’s Dang Nhat Minh, not available together in any other collection
  • The largest available collection of films from Sri Lanka’s Sir Lester James Peries, winner of the Fellini Gold Medal at the 2003 Cannes International Film Festival
  • Behind-the-scenes footage with award-winning Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou, including a detailed look at the creation of the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • Films from Iranian feminist Tahinineh Milani, whose controversial works address women’s rights and include award-winners like The Unwanted Woman, The Fifth Reaction, Two Women, The Hidden Half, and Ceasefire—one of the best-selling Iranian movies of all time

 

Literature Online (LION) new platform

A reminder about the new Literature Online (LION) platform that we blogged about earlier here.

The new platform can be accessed via the eresources@cambridge A-Z list or via this link.

The old LION platform on the Chadwyck-Healy site will cease to be available from Friday this week and the link to it from the eresources@cambridge A-Z will be removed on Friday.

To get the most out of the new LION platform you may like to check out the LibGuide for it.

 

 

Bankscope

Following a successful trial, Bankscope, a database of detailed financial, ownership and executive information on over 30,000 banks is available.  Cambridge now enjoys full access to Bankscope, with data coverage for the last 16 years.

The “Country Reports” tab is not greyed-out, but if you click on it you cannot select any further data/options. The “Country Reports” are not part of our subscription.

Access Bankscope on or off campus via this link.

 

Power and Education

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Power and Education.

'Education' by Richard Lee on Flickr

‘Education’ by Richard Lee on Flickr

From the website for the journal:

“Power and Education is an international peer-reviewed journal promoting critical studies of contemporary educational practice and challenging the complicit practices and assumptions of mainstream educational research.

“Power and Education (ISSN 1757-7438) is an online-only journal published three times a year.”

The journal is comprised of academic articles, shorter ‘think pieces’ and book reviews.

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2009) to present.

Access Power and Education via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.