Trial access to Oxford Research Encyclopaedias

Trial access is now enabled up to 30 November 2019 for the following disciplines from Oxford Research Encyclopaedias:

African History
Education
Literature
American History
Encyclopedia of Social Work
Natural Hazard Science
Asian History
Environmental Science
Oxford Classical Dictionary
Climate Science
International Studies
Politics
Communication
Latin American History
Psychology
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Linguistics
Religion

Please tell us what you think about these e-resources by completing the feedback form here:

https://www.libraries.cam.ac.uk/e-resource-trials-feedback-form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nation Digital Archive: trial access until 30th April 2019

The University of Cambridge now has trial access to The Nation Digital Archive on the EBSCOhost platform.

Enjoy an unparalleled history of The Nation featuring thousands of historic articles, letters and editorials dating back to 1865.

It’s a unique and fascinating journey through America’s past, including exact page images as they originally appeared, led by giants like…George Bernard Shaw, Margaret Bourke-White, Emily Dickinson, E.L. Doctorow, John Dos Passos, Robert Frost, Arthur Miller, Sylvia Plath, James Thurber and Kurt Vonnegut, in their own words.

The full page views are available as PDF downloads.

Access is enabled until 30th April 2019.  Please send us your feedback via the online form here.

Visual Arts Research

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Visual Arts Research

 

From the JSTOR website for the journal:

” Visual Arts Research provides a forum for historical, critical, cultural, psychological, educational and conceptual research in visual arts and aesthetic education. Unusual in its length and breadth, VAR typically publishes 9-12 scholarly papers per issue and remains committed to its original mission to provide a venue for both longstanding research questions and traditions alongside emerging interests and methodologies.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 34 (2008) to present. Volume 8 (1982) to volume 38 (2012) are available via the JSTOR Arts and Sciences VIII archive.

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Trial access – Aluka

Trial access has been arranged for members of the university of cambridge to Aluka : World Heritage Sites (Africa) and Aluka : Struggles for FreedoM (South Africa) from 12th November to 12th December 2018 on the JSTOR platform.

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Aluka : World Heritage Sites

World Heritage Sites: Africa is made up of more than 86,000 objects in 30 sub-collections. The resource links visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage sites.

The materials in World Heritage Sites: Africa serve researchers in African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, Diaspora studies, folklore and literature, geography, and history, as well as those focused on geomatics, advanced visual and spatial technologies, historic preservation, and urban planning. The collection is also a tool for museums, libraries, NGOs, and government organizations that manage or oversee cultural heritage sites, as well as for experts and professionals engaged in the conservation and management of such sites.

Spatial and contextual data

Spatial data includes 3D models and plans of structures and surrounding landscapes, geographic information systems (GIS), ground plans, façade views of structures, stereo and digital images, panorama images, and digital video.

The contextual data and materials include scholarly research, books, historical and recent documents, maps, site plans or diagrams, and photographs and slides.

Aluka : Struggles for Freedom

The liberation of Southern Africa and the dismantling of the Apartheid regime was one of the major political developments of the 20th century, with far-reaching consequences for people throughout Africa and around the globe. Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa brings together materials from various archives and libraries throughout the world documenting colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region.

The resource consists of 76 different collections of more than 20,000 objects and 190,000 pages of documents and images, including periodicals, nationalist publications, records of colonial government commissions, local newspaper reports, personal papers, correspondence, UN documents, out-of-print and other particularly relevant books, pamphlets, speeches, and interviews with those who participated in the struggles.

Canadian Journal of Chemistry

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Canadian Journal of Chemistry 

From the NRC Research Press website for the journal:

“Published since 1929, this monthly journal reports current research findings in all branches of chemistry. It includes the traditional areas of analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical-theoretical chemistry and newer interdisciplinary areas such as materials science, spectroscopy, chemical physics, and biological, medicinal and environmental chemistry as well as research in chemistry education.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 76 (1998) to present. Volume 29 (1951) to volume 75 (1997) are available as Open Access.

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Journal of Scottish Philosophy

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Journal of Scottish Philosophy

From the Edinburgh University Press website for the journal:

“The Journal of Scottish Philosophy (JSP) publishes innovative work by philosophers and historians of ideas on all aspects and every period of the Scottish philosophical tradition – philosophical psychology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, ethics and moral philosophy, political and social theory, from the late scholastics of the 15th century through the 18th century Enlightenment philosophers to the Scottish Idealists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It has a special interest in the writings of Thomas Reid, and in the influence and impact of Scottish philosophy on the foundations of theology and education in North America.

“The journal is international in scope. Its referees are drawn from experts across the world, and it regularly includes contributions from philosophers and scholars in Britain, continental Europe, Canada, the United States, Japan and South America. In addition to the publication of substantial articles, the Reviews Section provides critical notices of both important new monographs and new editions of the works of major Scottish philosophers.”

“Published by Edinburgh University Press on behalf of the Center for the Study of Scottish Philosophy, one of three research centres based at Princeton Theological Seminary.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 1 (2003) to present.

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Journal of Language and Politics

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Journal of Language and Politics

From the John Benjamins website for the journal:

“The Journal of Language and Politics (JLP) represents an interdisciplinary and critical forum for analysing and discussing the various dimensions in the interplay between language and politics. It locates at the intersection of several social science disciplines including communication and media research, linguistics, discourse studies, political science, political sociology or political psychology. It focuses mainly on the empirically-founded research on the role of language and wider communication in all social processes and dynamics that can be deemed as political. Its focus is therefore not limited to the ’institutional’ field of politics or to the traditional channels of political communication but extends to a wide range of social fields, actions and media (incl. traditional and online) where political and politicised ideas are linguistically and discursively constructed and communicated.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 17 (2018) to present.

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