Britannica Online: NOW UPDATED!

Completely updated for 2008, this award-winning reference site is now faster, easier to use, and full of new content specifically designed to meet your needs...  While the foundation of Britannica Online is the Encyclopaedia Britannica, you will also find the following resources/tools:   
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica – All of the articles in the print set plus thousands more, as well as maps, photos, illustrations, videos, multimedia clips, and Yearbooks dating back to 1993
  • World Data Analyst

EBSCOhost 2.0 is here...

Our EBSCO databases have had a facelift... look for the following updates when searching:
* A new simpler basic searching screen
* The ability to preview an article or image by mouseover
* New result list
* New detail display
* New search history capability
* Enhanced personalization features
* New organization of limiters and expanders

informaworld downtime

From informaworld--
"A short period of downtime is scheduled on informaworld on Tuesday 15th July 2008, 04.00-06.00 GMT (12 midnight- 2am) to allow us to complete some essential maintenance.
Some users may experience impaired performance for a short time after the downtime has been completed. The informaworld team would like to apologise to our customers for any inconvenience this might cause."

Blackwell Synergy Journals have moved to Wiley InterScience

If you're experiencing any difficulty with broken links or accessing content,
please Ask-a-Librarian.

From Wiley-Blackwell:
"As of Monday, June 30, 2008, 1.6 million Blackwell journal articles—including full-text HTML and PDF versions of articles from current issues, backfiles, and issues published online before print—are available through Wiley InterScience. Blackwell Synergy is no longer online.


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