Annual Reviews upgrade

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : extra titles added to the Annual reviews sciences collection.


Eight extra titles have been added to the Annual Reviews Sciences Collection, meaning that the University now has access to all 44 titles back to the first volume. The new titles cover Linguistics, Vision science, Chemical & biomolecular engineering, Food science and technology, Animal biosciences, Organizational psychology & organizational behavior, Virology and Cancer biology.

Access the new titles via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z.


JSTOR Arts & Science XII Archive Collection

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z: JSTOR Arts & Science XII Archive Collection


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From the JSTOR website:

“Arts & Sciences XII expands our coverage of the social sciences, and comprises disciplines with high usage and broad appeal.

Law, political science, and education content anchors the collection, and other titles in criminology and criminal justice, history,  social work, psychology, and sociology complement JSTOR’s offerings in the social sciences. Additional titles span African studies, Asian studies, language and literature, and Middle East studies.

The collection will feature a minimum of 125 titles at completion, and appeals to both the academic and practitioner audiences.”

Notable titles include:

A full title list for the package can be found on the JSTOR website.

Access the various titles from JSTOR Arts & Science XII Archive Collection via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z. Records for the titles in this archive will be available in LibrarySearch in the new year. Access to the articles will be available in LibrarySearch+ next week.

PsycBOOKS via EbscoHost & Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection

PsycBOOKS can now be trialled also via the EbscoHost Platform at this link

This trial runs in parallel with the trial of PsycBOOKS on the APA platform

Trial access is available also at this link for the Psychology and Behavioural Sciences Collection.

Trial access is available up to 8 November, 2015.

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Trial access is now available until 31 October 2015 to the PsycBOOKS collection from APA – American Psychological Association.

Access the trial here

Please send your comments and feedback on the PsycBOOKS resource to:  Thank you.

PsycBOOKS is a full-text database that provides access to APA’s 3733 scholarly titles (55,598 chapters) within psychology and its sub-fields. It includes recently published APA content along with an expansive backfile that includes classic works dating back to the 17th century. Its relevance to the present day along with a comprehensive view of the past makes PsycBOOKS a crucial research tool for the behavioral sciences.

As of July 2014, there are 3,914 Books and 48,303 Chapters in PsycBOOKS. The database and this list are updated monthly – see complete list.


New journal backfiles for the Biological Sciences

Cambridge University Library is delighted to announce the new acquisition of journal backfiles in the school of Biological Sciences. The titles are currently published by Wiley-Blackwell but were formerly published by Blackwell Publishing, University Presses, and institutes & associations of biological sciences.


The titles included in the Biological Sciences are grouped by the following areas:


Cell and Developmental Biology

Genetics and Evolution


The links above contain lists of the titles available in each of the subject areas together with EZProxy (off and on campus) URLs for direct access to the titles.

Together these subjects offer backfiles for 192 ejournals.

All the titles are listed in the ejournals@cambridge A-Z and will be retrievable in Library Search by mid-November 2014.



Why not browse some titles from the backfiles via the links on our new Pinterest board? Biological Sciences backfiles


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Symbolic Interaction

 Inscription above the entrance to the old site, in Free School Lane. The Cavendish Laboratory moved from this site in the 1970s.   © Copyright Peter Trimming and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Inscription above the entrance to the old site, in Free School Lane. The Cavendish Laboratory moved from this site in the 1970s.
© Copyright Peter Trimming and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : Symbolic Interaction, the official journal of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction.

The journal presents work inspired by the interactionist perspective on society, social organisation, and social life.

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction offers this description  on its website:

“an international professional organization of scholars interested in the study of a wide range of social issues with an emphasis on identity, everyday practice, and language.”

Now available to the University of Cambridge electronically from volume 20 (1997) to present.

Access Symbolic Interaction via the ejournals@cambridge A-Z or at this link.