New eresources : e-Anatomy and vet-Anatomy (IMAIOS)

Cambridge University members now have access to the IMAIOS e-Anatomy and vet-Anatomy databases, following the conclusion of  our recent trials.


e-Anatomy is an award-winning interactive atlas of human anatomy. It is the most complete reference of human anatomy available on web, iPad, iPhone and android devices. Explore over 6700 anatomic structures and more than 670 000 translated medical labels.



vet-Anatomy is an interactive atlas of veterinary anatomy based on medical imaging. vet-Anatomy has been created on the same framework than the popular award-wining e-Anatomy, but dedicated to animals.

Text from the publisher website.


You can also access e-Anatomy and vet-Anatomy  via the Databases A-Z.

New eresource : Global Digimap

Cambridge University members now have access to Global Digimap.

From the publisher website:

“Global Digimap provides access to global datasets in cartographic styles and downloadable formats that are useful to you. The service provides the following:

An easy to use interface to allow you to browse, annotate and print global maps.

A data download facility to providing access to global datasets for use in GIS software”

Find information about access to the Digimap collections available to Cambridge University students and academics.

Global Digimap via this direct link or the Databases A-Z.

New eresource : Bloomsbury Cultural History

Cambridge University members now have access to Bloomsbury Cultural History.

From the publisher website:

Bloomsbury Cultural History is an unparalleled digital reference tool providing students and researchers with exclusive digital access to Bloomsbury’s ground-breaking Cultural Histories series. Comprising curated and illustrated reference works alongside extensive eBook and image collections Bloomsbury Cultural History presents essential content within a single, fully cross-searchable platform.

Access Bloomsbury Cultural History via this direct link or the Databases A-Z.

New eresource : British Small Animal Veterinary Association Library (BSAVA)

The British Small Animal Veterinary Association Library is available to member of the University of Cambridge after the conclusion of our previous trial.

BSAVA publishes a world-renowned series of manuals that provide a comprehensive dataset of chapters covering small animal clinical practice. Many of the chapters and books cross-refer to each other and the content of each manual is designed in the context of other existing titles in the series.

BSAVA’s publications are available at the granularity of chapter, article, drug entry, client leaflet, congress lecture summary and so on. A search will show everything that is relevant to your enquiry – whether from a manual, a Companion article or a Congress lecture.

Each item has been ‘tagged’ where appropriate to help you easily find material on particular clinical topics or animals, or content that is aimed at a particular audience such as practice managers or has a focus such as professional and personal development.

The Library has been designed to be simple and intuitive and is ‘responsive’ so that it will work easily on mobile devices as well as computers.

Key resources include:

BSAVA manuals


Congress lectures


New e-resource : Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online

The University of Cambridge now has access to Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism online

From the Brill website:

Recently relaunched in March 2019 with many improvements and new content, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism presents the latest research on all the main aspects of the Hindu traditions. Its essays are original work written by the world’s foremost scholars on Hinduism. The encyclopedia presents a balanced and even-handed view of Hinduism, recognizing the divergent perspectives and methods in the academic study of a religion that is both an ancient historical tradition and a flourishing tradition today. The encyclopedia embraces the greatest possible diversity, plurality, and heterogeneity, thus emphasizing that Hinduism encompasses a variety of regional traditions as well as a global world religion. Presenting all essays and research from the heralded printed edition, Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism is now available in a fully searchable, dynamic digital format. The service will include all content from the six printed volumes.


Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism online is available to access via the in this post or the Databases A-Z.

Al-Ahram Digital Archive

Important Egyptian newspaper archive now available online : Al-Ahram

The University of Cambridge now has access to the Al-Ahram Digital Archive, the full publication run of the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram, on the East View Information Services Global Press Archive platform.

Go to the Al-Ahram archive via this URL:

Founded in 1875, Al-Ahram (الأهرام‎, “The Pyramids”) is one of the longest-running newspapers in the Middle East. It has long been regarded as Egypt’s most authoritative and influential newspaper, and one of the most important newspapers in the Arab world, with a circulation of over 1 million. Prior to 1960, the newspaper was an independent publication and was renowned for its objectivity and independence. After being nationalized by President Nasser in 1960, Al-Ahram became the de facto voice of the Egyptian government and today the newspaper is managed by the Supreme Council of Press.

Al-Ahram has featured writings by some of the most important political and literary voices of the day, including Nobel Literature Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz, nationalist leaders Mustafa Kamil and Saad Zaghlul, as well as Salama Moussa, Taha Hussein, Yusuf Idris, Edward Said, Hamid Dabashi, and Anis Mansour

Saleem Takla, 1849-1892, the founder of Al-Ahram with his brother Beshara Takla

New e-resource : International Encyclopedia of Anthropology

The University of Cambridge now has access to the International Encyclopedia of Anthropology.

From the Wiley website:

This encyclopedia the most complete reference resource for the field of anthropology and interrelated areas, providing an authoritative and expert overview of the concepts, research, and techniques that together define the discipline.

Over 1,000 entries, ranging from concise summaries to longer writings, present the reader with in-depth discussions of hundreds of key topics, including: ecology, human evolution, gender, health, language and education, kinship, politics, and power, as well as biographical entries of many of the world’s most influential founding anthropologists.

The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology is available to access via the direct links in this post or the Databases A-Z.

New e-resource : Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy on Screen

Through the support of anonymous donors the University of Cambridge now has full access on and off campus to the Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy on Screen.

The Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy began in 2012 with an all-female production of Julius Caesar led by Dame Harriet Walter. Set in a women’s prison, the production asked the question, ‘Who owns Shakespeare?’ Two further productions followed: Henry IV in 2014 and The Tempest in 2016, all featuring a diverse company of women. The Trilogy enthralled theatre audiences in London and New York and was shared with women and girls in prisons and schools across the UK. The film versions were shot live in a specially built temporary theatre in King’s Cross in 2016.

Julius Caesar

Link to Donmar Trilogy on Screen via a picture of the Julius Caesar poster

Power, betrayal, justice. Phyllida Lloyd directs a cast including Harriet Walter in Shakespeare’s great political drama, part of the Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy.

Set in the present-day in the world of a women’s prison, Julius Caesar could not be more timely as it depicts the catastrophic consequences of a political leader’s extension of his powers beyond the remit of the constitution. As Brutus (Harriet Walter) wrestles with his moral conscience over the assassination of Julius Caesar (Jackie Clune), Mark Antony (Jade Anouka) manipulates the crowd through his subtle and incendiary rhetoric to frenzied mob violence. There follows the descent of the country into factions and the outbreak of civil war.

Henry IV      

WhLink to the Donmar Trilogy via poster from productionat makes a king? What makes a father? Shakespeare’s monumental history play travels to the heart of family, duty and country.

This innovative film, recorded before a live audience, documents the Donmar Warehouse’s all-female stage production, adapted from William Shakespeare’s two plays about King Henry IV, Prince Hal and Falstaff.

The bold, contemporary production is presented as if played by inmates of a women’s prison and was described by critics as ‘unforgettable’. The director for both stage and screen is Phyllida Lloyd, and Dame Harriet Walter is Henry IV.

The Tempest

Link to the Donmar Trilogy via an image of the poster for the TempestThe final instalment in the Donmar Warehouse’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy sees Harriet Walter take on the role of Prospero in this evocation of the eternal struggle for freedom, morality and justice.

Directed for both stage and screen by Phyllida Lloyd. Set on an isle ‘full of noises’, this magical production features a glowing score by Joan Armatrading. Critics celebrated the original staging as ‘A glorious reminder that genuine diversity offers astonishing creative benefits’.


Text taken from the Bloomsbury Drama Online platform.


New e-resource : Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2 (2016-2018)

Through the support of anonymous donors the University of Cambridge now has full access on and off campus (via Raven) to Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2 (2016-2018).

Link to Globe on SCreen 2 via a poster image for the platformShakespeare’s Globe on Screen 2 (2016-2018) includes landmark productions from the theatre’s 2016, 2017 and 2018 seasons, including the first production from the indoor Jacobean theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

This new collection of nine productions has been added to the productions already available to view on Drama Online from the Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 1 (2008-2015) collection.




Productions available include Measure for Measure:

Link to the Cambridge Digital Library digitised copy of Measure for Measure


“Our doubts are traitors,

And make us lose the good we oft might win

By fearing to attempt”


Lucio (Act 1, Scene 5)






Text image credit: ” Mr. VVilliam Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies; Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies” Classmark SSS.10.6 held at Cambridge University Library. Available from the Cambridge Digital Library

New eresource : Screen Studies

Through the support of anonymous donors the University of Cambridge now has full access on and off campus (via Raven) to Bloomsbury’s Screen Studies platform.

Link to Screen Studies from banner image

This dynamic digital platform comprises an exceptional collection of screenplays and books on film from Bloomsbury, Faber & Faber, and the British Film Institute
designed to support moving image studies.

The Screen Studies platform offers access to three collections:

BFI Film Classics comprises titles from the award-winning BFI Film Classics book series which introduces, interprets and celebrates landmarks of world cinema from the silent era to the 21st century. Each title offers a sophisticated but accessible argument for the film’s ‘classic’ status, together with discussion of its production and reception history, its place within a genre or national cinema, an account of its technical and aesthetic importance, and in many cases, the author’s personal response to the film.


BFI Film Studies brings together a rich body of titles from BFI Publishing’s pre-eminent and foundational list of books on film history, theory, national cinemas, genres, film-makers, and stars. It includes titles published in the BFI Screen GuidesWorld DirectorsFilm StarsBFI Silver and International Screen Industries series, as well as essential companions to film studies such as Pam Cook’s The Cinema Book.


Bloomsbury and Faber Screenplays and Criticism brings together a wide range of content from Bloomsbury and Faber & Faber to support studies of the moving image. It offers searchable access to screenplays presented in industry-standard studio format; introductory overview articles with expert analysis of selected themes; and critical and contextual books on cinema, including coverage of practical techniques for filmmaking and screenwriting.