September 29, 2009
Issue No. 81

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Copyright Renewals Records for Drama Online

The University of Pennsylvania's Catalog of Copyright Entries information page now includes online records of copyright renewals for drama (and works intended for oral delivery) up to 1968... Read more

E-Resources in French and Italian Studies

Here are some updates on French and Italian studies e-resources... Read more

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Papers Now Available Online

The Stanford Libraries have acquired two new American history publications by Rotunda Press, the digital publishing arm of the University of Virginia Press... Read more

New in the Digital Library: Caribbean Literature

The Stanford University Libraries have recently acquired Caribbean Literature, a new digital full-text collection published by the erstwhile Alexander Street Press... Read more

British State Papers Available Online

Building on the Stanford Libraries' excellent collection of British historical government documents, the Libraries have acquired two new collections of State Papers (UK)... Read more

New Digital Historical Newspapers

Building on rich holdings of digital newspapers, the Stanford Libraries have added a number of historical newspapers... Read more

Lane's SFX Links Directly to Full-Text eJournal Articles

Lane Library's SFX instance now provides direct linking from PubMed search results to the actual article... Read more

OPPIE and FlashPoint No Longer Available After August 31, 2009

Stanford University access to Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)-hosted OPPIE and FlashPoint came to a close on August 31, 2009... Read more

INSPEC Available on the ISI Web of Knowledge Platform

Stanford access to the INSPEC database is now available on the ISI Web of Knowledge platform... Read more

Martin Luther King Database Launched at Stanford

Stanford's Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute has launched a new database... Read more

Music Databases: What's New

The Stanford Libraries continue to expand and enhance their collection of online music databases... Read more

Sheet Music Database: Stanford Access is a new database for Stanford users, which is provided by the Stanford University Libraries... Read more

Social Science Data and Software (SSDS): Support for Your Research

In 1999 a unique service, Social Science Data and Software (SSDS), was launched. SSDS is a group within the Stanford University Libraries who through consulting, workshops and help documentation, provide services and support to Stanford faculty, students, and staff... Read more

UK Dissertations Available Online

A new online UK dissertation service is now available; no more microfilm is needed... Read more

Try the Social Sciences Resource Center for Research Support

Located on the first floor of the Green Library Bing Wing, the Social Sciences Resource Center (SSRC) is home to an array of collections, computing resources and services in support of advanced research in the social sciences... Read more

Business Databases: Campus-Wide Access for Stanford Community

The Jackson Library at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) recently acquired campus-wide access to the following databases: Local Market Audience Analyst, Conference Board, and Mergent Online... Read more

Rediscovering and Mining Digital Government Information

Government information is a rich and vital primary information resource for researchers across the academic disciplines. The Stanford Libraries take pride in their collections of government information... Read more

Intergovernmental and Nongovernmental Digital Resources

Over the past several years, much headway has been made on digital access to government information, making it much easier for Stanford faculty, students, researchers and staff to gain access to this rich information environment. Below are a few intergovernmental and nongovernmental e-resources that are available to the Stanford community... Read more

Data and Statistical E-Resources

Over the past several years, much headway has been made on digital access to government information, making it much easier for Stanford faculty, students, researchers and staff to gain access to this rich information environment. Below are some new data and statistical e-resources that are available to the Stanford community... Read more

Venezky Exhibit Now Online: American Primers and Readers

Last fall, Green Library hosted an exhibit of American Primers and Readers based on the words and collection of Richard L. Venezky, now it's available online... Read more

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management E-books

This Knovel collection, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, combines information on relevant business skills specifically for engineers, as well as technical knowledge for designing quality products and managing projects... Read more

Sustainable Energy and Development E-books

You can't pick up a newspaper without seeing headlines about energy consumption, sustainability, diminishing fuel resources, and transportation -- some of the biggest international challenges of the century. To support the role of engineers and applied scientists in leading a new industrial revolution, Knovel has launched the Sustainable Energy and Development subject area... Read more

Search IEEE Xplore on Your Mobile Device

Get your know-how on the go, and put the most sought-after technical data in the palm of your hand! IEEE Xplore Mobile is offering a beta version of a new service that provides free search of all IEEE Xplore documents directly on your mobile device... Read more

Knovel Math Provides Interactive Content for Mathcad Users

Knovel Math provides fully documented Mathcad worksheets for engineering calculations from trusted reference works, reducing the time it takes to find, solve and document equations... Read more

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis: New Titles Published

Morgan & Claypool Publishers offered new titles this past summer. Check Socrates or SearchWorks for these publications... Read more

IEEE Partners with Physics Organizations

IEEE has announced a partnership with two of the leading physics organizations, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) and the American Vacuum Society (AVS). Five of their journals have been incorporated into IEEE Xplore and may be searched there... Read more

Reaxys Now Site Licensed for Stanford Users

Updated monthly, Reaxys is a Web-based system for searching the world's most extensive collection of organic, organometallic, and inorganic chemistry data. Reaxys enables you to search by structure, substructure, reaction, text, and property data... Read more

SciFinder Web Enhancements

SciFinder is a research discovery tool that allows you to explore the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) databases that contain literature from many scientific disciplines including biomedical sciences, chemistry, engineering, materials science, agric... Read more

The Royal Society of Chemistry eBook Collection Now Available to Stanford Users

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) eBook Collection, which contains over 800 books spanning 40 years of high-quality, chemical science books, is now available to Stanford users... Read more

Inorganic Crystal Structure Database: New Version on the Web

The Inorganic Crystal Structure Database (ICSD), the most comprehensive database on fully determined inorganic crystal structures, is now available as an enhanced Web-based application, providing easy access from anywhere around the world... Read more

Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III: Online Version Accessible

Published in 2008 and available online in 2009, Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III (CHEC-III)"] is a 15-volume reference work that provides the first point of entry to the literature for all scientists interested in heterocyclic ring systems. Stanford Libraries has purchased the online version of this key resource... Read more