Thursday, January 21, 2010

Trial Access to Four Full-Text Databases from EBSCO Until March 5

The Cheng Library is offering trial access to four full-text databases on the EBSCOhost search platform from now until March 5. During the trial period, students and faculty will have access to the following databases:

Art and Architecture Complete
Art and Architecture Complete provides full-text coverage of more than 330 periodicals and 215 books. It also offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for nearly 730 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, plus selective coverage for more than 70 additional publications and an image collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others. This database covers a wide variety of pertinent subjects, including antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and much more. [See complete title list]

Education Research Complete
Education Research Complete offers a large collection of full-text education journals covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education. Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing. Education Research Complete also covers areas of curriculum instruction as well as administration, policy, funding, and related social issues. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,100 journals. This database also includes full text for nearly 500 books and monographs, and full text for numerous education-related conference papers. [See complete title list]

Political Science Complete
Political Science Complete contains full text for over 400 journals, and indexing and abstracts for more than 2,000 titles, including top-ranked scholarly journals, many of which are unique to the product. The database also features more than 180 full-text reference books and monographs, and over 27,000 full-text conference papers, including those of the International Political Science Association. [See complete title list]

SocINDEX with Full Text
SocINDEX offers comprehensive coverage of sociology, encompassing all sub-disciplines and closely related areas of study. These include abortion, criminology and criminal justice, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, political sociology, religion, rural and urban sociology, social development, social psychology, social structure, social work, socio-cultural anthropology, sociological history, sociological research, sociological theory, substance abuse and other addictions, violence and many others. The database features more than two million records with citations drawn from over 3,400 journals. [See complete title list]

Please contact Richard Kearney (973-720-2165 / with any questions or other feedback about these databases either during or after the trial period.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Over 550 Additional Journals Added to SpringerLink E-Journals Collection

The Cheng Library is pleased to announce that our SpringerLink E-Journals Collection has been enhanced with the addition of over 550 new journals, bringing the total collection size to over 1,940 titles. Springer titles cover a wide variety of disciplines, including behavioral sciences, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, humanities, social sciences and law, mathematics, medicine, physics and astronomy. The additional journals will provide substantially improved access to published research literature for many programs on campus.

A complete list of the new titles is available here (in PDF format).

Please contact Richard Kearney (973-720-2165 / if you have any questions about the SpringerLink E-Journals Collection.