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SciFinder-n will be cancelled with effect from 1 October 2020

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 14:17

Unfortunately, the subscription to SciFinder will be cancelled with effect from 1 October 2020.

Please see this List of useful databases page for alternatives.

IMPORTANT – BACKUP YOUR DATA!

You may wish to save the results of any searches you have performed on SciFinder; this will need to be done in advance of cancellation. Please see this document (note: use the ‘Print’ or ‘Export’ functions only, ‘Save’ saves results to the SciFinder server, which you will no longer have access to).

There is also more detailed guidance in SciFinder Help (accessible from within SciFinder, click on your Account icon). See the ‘Working with Search Results’ section, which has subsections for Substance, Patent Markush, Reaction, Reference, and Supplier results. There appear to be options for emailing/downloading results to your computer in various formats.

Registration and logging on to your SciFinder account

You can do this via this login page.

If you have any questions about the cancellation please contact library@ch.cam.ac.uk.

100,000s of new ebooks : EBSCO and ProQuest — ebooks@cambridge

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 10:18

Cambridge staff and students now have full access to hundreds of thousands of academic ebooks through new annual subscriptions to EBSCO’s eBook Academic Collection and ProQuest’s Academic Complete. This brief post provides some sample titles with a focus on the city of Beirut, following the tragic news of last week. All links go to the…

via 100,000s of new ebooks : EBSCO and ProQuest — ebooks@cambridge

Important information about dawsonera ebooks — ebooks@cambridge

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 11:53

The company that owns dawsonera, one of our longstanding ebook aggregator platforms, went into administration in June. It is very likely that the Dawsonera platform, which currently hosts about 3,500 of our ebooks, will be taken offline from the end of the evening, Thursday 30th July. As a result, from Friday 31st July, users may […]

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JSTOR scholarly ebooks – now available until the 31st of August — ebooks@cambridge

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 16:40

In March, JSTOR worked with their publisher partners to open up 35,000+ scholarly monograph titles to academic library communities to support the sudden shift to remote teaching, learning, and researching. Further information about this initial scheme is available from this blog post published in April. While this initiative was originally due to end on the […]

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‘MyCollection’ Maths and Statistics ebooks on SpringerLink — ebooks@cambridge

Wed, 06/10/2020 - 16:46

Cambridge University Libraries is pleased to announce that access has been opened up to Springer Mathematics and Statistics 2015-2020 ebook collections on SpringerLink. There are currently about 2,700 available titles, and further titles will be added as they are published. Monographs, contributed volumes, handbooks and textbooks in Springer designated sub-disciplines such as Partial Differential Equations, […]

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