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UC eScholarship

eScholarship is a service of the Publishing Program of the California Digital Library and include language indicating that eScholarship provides open access, scholarly publishing services to the University of California and delivers a dynamic research platform to scholars worldwide. Visit the UC eScholarship. ... More...
 

Materials Research Society Proceedings

MRS Proceedings Online We have just completed negotiations for access to the complete library of MRS (Materials Research Society) Proceedings! The MRS Online Proceedings Library features over 30,000 peer-reviewed papers presented at MRS Meetings. The proceedings papers can be viewed sorted by meeting by selecting a meeting from the list on the left side of the main page. Pr... More...

Springer Ebooks and ETextbooks

30,000+ Springer electronic books and 1,140 E-Textbooks now available! The UC Libraries, including UCR, have recently collaborated to license access to more than 30,000 Springer e-book titles and content with publication dates from 2005-2009 for use by faculty and students covering more than 13 disciplines including: Behavioral Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences Business and... More...
 

Scopus Database

UC Campuses to Evaluate Scopus The University of California community will be trialing Scopus, a large, multidisciplinary research database, through December, 2010. Scopus was developed by the scholarly publisher Elsevier, and contains research literature and selected websites.    Overview: Scopus indexes, selectively abstracts, and provides citation analysi... More...

Historic San Francisco Chronicle online!
New Online Resource

Coverage: 1865-1922    Founded by two teenage brothers in 1865 when the West was still wild, the San Francisco Chronicle lets you travel back in time to experience the completion of the transcontinental railroad, the Klondike gold rush, the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and many other events. You will read how San Francisco grew from a muddy frontie... More...

More JSTOR titles
New Online Resource

What's new on JSTOR! JSTOR Arts & Sciences VI   [To be completed by the end of 2010] This collection will extend JSTOR's coverage in disciplines across the social sciences, with clusters focused in economics, education, linguistics, political science, and area studies.  Current journals include: Economic Theory, Human Ecology, IMF Staff Papers, Midd... More...
 

Film Index International

Film Index International Film Index International is the publicly-accessible version of the British Film Institute's "Summary of Film and Television" database. Film Index International gives you access to detailed indexing of over 125,000 films, from the earliest silent movies to the most recently produced films. Film Index International also provides thorough biographical information of ove... More...

C19 Nineteenth Century Research
New Online Resource

C19, The Nineteenth Century Index, provides access to the most important tools for 19th century research. C19 gives you access to a searchable index of over 1.5 million books and over 16 million articles. C19 draws together the contents of the following indices: American Periodicals Series (7 million articles from American magazines published between 1770 and 1919). Archives USA... More...
 

Global Financial Data
New Online Resource

Researchers in economics, history, business and sociology who need historical economic data now have access to a potential gold mine through the Global Financial Data (GFDatabase) The GFDatabase is an unparalleled collection of financial and economic data covering more than 200 countries compiled from original data sources such as historical archives, academic journals and news pe... More...
 

Popular magazines at your fingertips
New Online Resource

      Need golf advice, sanity saving baby soothers, tv programs reviews, or decorating tips?         MasterFILE Premier is the place to turn. Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier contains full tex... More...
 

Academic Search Complete: new article database! (replaces Expanded Academic ASAP which retired June 30).
New Online Resource

  Academic Search Complete is a scholarly  database covering nearly all academic areas of study.  It contains  full text of over 5,300 journals, 4,600 of which are peer-reviewed with links to HTML and PDF formats. In addition, a UC-eLinks button   appears next to each item in your search results to help you find the text either online or ... More...
 

Linguistics research now easier
New Online Resource

UCR Libraries now has the definitive database on the nature and use of language, Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) from CSA/Proquest.  This impressive resource covers three fundamental areas: research in linguistics (the nature and structure of human speech) research in language (speech sounds, sentence and word structure, meaning in language forms, sp... More...

What's Old is New Again...

  View microfiche, microfilm and microcard all on one machine!  The Rivera Library has two new state of the art microform readers. Features include the ability to: Print to the library network printer Save images to a flash drive Save images to an SD ca... More...

Calflora

Calflora is a comprehensive database about California plants and their distribution.  Calflora can be found in the list of Databases A-Z on the UCR Libraries homepage or by searching for Calflora in the Scotty Catalog. Calflora is a community resource, built by collaboration among individuals and institutions.  The UC Riverside Herbarium contributed over 6... More...

Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region

Lichen Flora of the Greater Sonoran Desert Region The third and final volume of a complete Lichen Flora for the Greater Sonoran Desert Region, covering the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, is now available in the Science Library, QK587.9 S66 2002. A contingent of lichenologists contributed to production of this notable publication.  Altogether, 1971 species ... More...

Listen to African American music

   African American Song African American Song contains 16,000 tracks of great historical recordings, with the bulk of the collection from the early half of the 20th century.  It provides a rich source of Blues and early Jazz recordings as well as a lot of sacred music.  There is also a smattering of folk, stage, a... More...

Latin American Database

Created in 1985 to generate timely and comprehensive information on the region for scholars, businesspeople, activists, and government officials, LADB - Latin America Data Base is an important and unique source of current information and analysis on Latin America. It is particularly strong on political and human-rights issues. Statistics are another strength. LADB produces three weekly e... More...
 

Duke University Books Online for 2008!
New Online Resource

    UCR has joined the pilot program for the Duke University Press electronic books collection.  We have purchased permanent online access to the 2008 Duke University Press e-books as well as a print edition of all of their 2008 books.  Added Bonus: For 2008, we will also have electronic access to a large number of their older titles. We may not put these b... More...

Two great resources for African American & Black Studies

  We are pleased to announce the availability of two digital resources for scholarship in African American and African culture and history:   Oxford African American Studies Center Bringing together the authority of Oxford reference sources and the work of over 400... More...

New look for Web of Knowledge databases!

Web of Knowledge has a new look and new features. Users of Web of Science, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Biosis, CAB Abstracts, Social Sciences Citation Index, & Zoological Record will see the redesigned interface the next time they access their favorite ISI database.     ... More...

Check out our new National Filmography from AFI

  AFI Catalog  is the ultimate national filmography documenting American films from 1893-1972. It does not include the current years.  Drawing on the expertise of specialist staff at the American Film Institute (AFI), it is a key resource for anyone involved with the research, study and teaching of film.  You can search by keyword, director, film... More...

Birds of North America

Produced by the renowned Cornell Ornithological Laboratory, Birds of North America is an online database of all known species of birds found in Canada and the United States.  It updates the multivolume print set that was a classic in the field.  The BNA website states that: "Now as an online project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, BNA is poised to become a living resource... More...
 

Trial: Bibliography of Native North Americans
New Online Resource

The Bibliography of Native North Americans(BNNA) is currently on trial, through Jan. 4, 2008, for the UCR community.  It is a bibliographic database covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life.    This resource covers a wide range of topics including archaeology, multicultural relations, gaming, governance, legend, and literacy. BNNA conta... More...

Empire Online - original documents relating to the British Empire

  Empire Online is a full text database with original primary source documents and images, as well as scholarly essays covering the British Empire from 1492 to 1969. The Empire includes Africa, the Americas, Australia, Oceania, and South Asia.  The material is divided into 5 sections :  1) Cultura... More...
 

Everyday Life and Women in America digital collection

Looking for primary resource materials on women's history?  UCR Libraries now provides access to a new resource of rare primary source material, Everyday Life and Women in America, (c1800-1920) from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History, Duke University and The New York Public Library.  This resource comprises thousands of fully searchable images of 19th and early 20t... More...

Unique Native American collection: Harrington papers

An essential tool for anthropologists, ethnologists and historians conducting research in Native American studies, the Papers of John Peabody Harrington are a rich, extensive collection of field notes on the cultures of Native American tribes.  Educated at Stanford and the University of California, Mr. Harrington worked for the Smithsonian Institute American Bureau of Ethnography.  While... More...

Encyclopedia of Taiwan/Taiwan Literature Series

The Encyclopedia of Taiwan, also known as Taiwan Literature Series (Chinese name:台灣文獻叢刊), edited by Chou, Hsien-Wen, former Dean of Law School, National Taiwan University, is an online database of Taiwan's history. It contains 595 books divided into 309 categories with total 48 million Chinese characters.  ... More...

Social issues debated in Opposing Viewpoints

Whether you're writing a critical essay, researching a paper, or you just want to be better informed, you'll find a variety of information in Opposing Viewpoints in Context.  Questions like the ones listed below are addressed in this handy new resource available from UCR Libraries. Should professional athletes be held up as role models? Will same sex marriage harm society... More...

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1879++

The UCR Libraries and the California Digital Library are pleased to announce that the backfile for the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is now available via Blackwell Synergy.   UCSF purchased this backfile for the entire UC system with end-of-year funds.  The backfile begins with Volume 1, Issue 1 (December 1879).  The range of scientific ... More...

Encyclopaedia of the Qur'ān

The Qur'ān is the primary religious text for one-sixth of the world’s population. Understood by Muslims to contain God's own words, it has been an object of reverence and of intense study for centuries. The thousands of volumes that Muslim scholars have devoted to qur'ānic interpretation and to the linguistic, rhetorical and narrative analysis of the text are sufficient to create entire ... More...

Times Digital Archive

Researchers now can search through the back issues of one of the best known newspapers in the world, Times Digital Archive, 1785 - 1985. Considered as the "world's newspaper of record, " the Times has covered all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. And the entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements, birth/death notices, and ... More...

Middle English Compendium

Medievalist rejoice! The Middle English Compendium, the electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, HyperBibliography of Middle English and the Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse is now available. The Middle English Dictionary's  15,000 pages which covers the period from 1100-1500 is now searchable in ways that a print dictionary  (Rivera Reference PE679... More...

Science of Synthesis

The UC Libraries are pleased to have negotiated electronic access to Science of Synthesis, Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, a full-text, structure and reaction searchable database. This specialized reference work contains over 146,000 product-specific experimental procedures, 580,000 structures, and 700,000 references for the synthetic chemist. The online version of Science of Syn... More...

Journal Citation Reports available Campuswide

The UCR Libraries is pleased to announce Journal Citation Reports (JCR) on the Web. JCR is a database that uses information from Web of Science (WoS) to compare over 7,600 journals within and across research fields. UCR researchers and administrators can search JCR-Science Edition (covering 5928 science titles in 171 subject areas) and JCR-Social Sciences Edition (covering 1,716 social science tit... More...

Perchance to dream!

Can't remember which Shakespeare play that line or scene comes from?  Try searching Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare online. This literature collection, part of Literature Online, contains 11 major editions from the First Folio of 1623 of Shakespeare to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, 28 separate contemporary printings of individual plays and poems, selected apocryph... More...

National Science Digital Library

NSDL is the National Science Digital Library, the National Science Foundation (NSF)'s online library of resources for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and research. NSDL provides an organized point of access to STEM content that is aggregated from a variety of other digital libraries, NSF-funded projects, and NSDL-reviewed web sites. The close to two million resou... More...

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 19th Century (HCCP) are vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world.   They are among the richest and most detailed primary sources for the history of the 1800's.  Before the advent of a fully formed Whitehall departmental system, Parliament was the main source of public information, ordering the ... More...

Biosis & Zoological Record Backfiles

The UCR Libraries and the California Digital Library now offer electronic access to all years of the Biosis and Zoological Record databases. Together Biosis and ZR cover life sciences and zoology in depth from 1864 through current. (Biosis 1926++; ZR 1864++) Here's an brief note that I found by searching Zoological Record for "Buteo lineatus": Title: ... More...

Communication and Mass Media Complete

Communication and Mass Media Complete (CMMC) Cover-to-cover (“core”) indexing and abstracts for over 370 journals, and selected (“priority”) coverage of over 230 more, for combined coverage of over 600 titles. Many major journals have indexing, abstracts, and searchable cited references from their first issues to the present. The database also features full text  for more than 240 journal... More...

Biosis & Zoological Record Backfiles

The UCR Libraries and the California Digital Library now offer electronic access to all years of the Biosis and Zoological Record databases. Together Biosis and ZR cover life sciences and zoology in depth from 1864 through current. (Biosis 1926++; ZR 1864++) Here's an brief note that I found by searching Zoological Record for "Great Horned Owl": Title... More...

Index Islamicus

Index Islamicus is  THE  international classified bibliography of publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world.  Produced by an editorial team working at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, Index Islamicus  provides an effective overview of what has been published since 1906 on a given subject in the ... More...

Plant Management Network

 The UCR Libraries now offers electronic access to the Plant Management Network (PMN).  The database is a unique cooperative resource for the applied plant sciences, designed to provide plant science practitioners fast electronic access to proven solutions.  In addition, the network's four peer-reviewed citable journals, Applied Turfgrass Science, Crop Management, For... More...

Calisphere Images

 Calisphere Web Site Launched The California Digital Library presents Calisphere, "a world of primary sources and more", freely accessible to everybody.  Here's an extract from CDL's press release: Calisphere is a free public gateway to thousands of digitized primary sources — including photographs, documents, newspaper clippings, works of art — from UC museums an... More...

North American Women's Drama

  Helen Krich Chinoy and Linda Walsh Jenkins posed in the preface of their book, Women in American Theatre, "where do women fit it?"  North American Women's Drama aims to address this issue by publishing the full text of plays by more than 300 women from North America.  This resource will bring together m... More...

Women's Studies International

Women’s Studies International covers the core disciplines in Women’s Studies with an emphasis on scholarship in feminist research. It contains materials from Women Studies Abstracts (1984-present), Women's Studies Bibliography Database, Women's Studies Database (1972-present), New Books on Women and Feminism (1987-present), Women of Color and Southern Women (1975-present), The History of Women a... More...

Web of Science 1900+

The UCR Libraries are pleased to announce backfiles for Web of Science. Researchers in all disciplines will want to explore this database now available electronically.  The earliest backfiles, from 1900 to 1944  are called "Century of Science™"  To create Century of Science, ISI asked the question: What are the most significant articles from the first par... More...

Chronicle of Higher Education

The UC Libraries is pleased to announce the availability of The Chronicle of Higher Education online. Published on a weekly basis, the Chronicle is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's web site features:   the complete contents of the latest issue  daily ... More...

Factiva: global news + business

The UCR Libraries are proud to announce the acquisition of Factiva, web-based information service that provides powerful tools for searching and monitoring global news and business information.  Formerly known as Dow Jones Interactive, Factiva is a joint venture between Dow Jones and Reuters.  It contains same-day and archival full-text coverage of the world’s most influential newspapers... More...

Education Index Retrospective

  Containing a century of research, Education Index Retrospective provides cover-to-cover indexing for an international range of English-language periodicals and yearbooks.  As far back as 1929, nearly one million articles from some 500 periodicals are cited.  Book reviews are also included.   ... More...

CAB Abstracts on Web of Knowledge

The UCR Libraries is now providing CAB Abstracts as part of the Web of Knowledge suite of databases. Researchers can search CAB from 1910 to the present with the same software as -- or simultaneously with -- Web of Science, Biosis, and Zoological Record. We featured the Cab Abstracts backfiles in a previous news item. Access to this resource is possible from off campus. Click on... More...

Retrospective Humanities and Social Sciences Index

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective  offers the ability to search a wide range of journals as far back as 1907 through 1984.  This resource is equivalent to the 46 print cumulations found in the UCR Libraries' Rivera Reference Collection!  Among the citations to over 13 million citations to articles, many of which are peer-reviewed, are refere... More...

Play Index now online

Play Index, the electronic version of Play Index, Ref Z5781 P53. You can now search over 30,000 plays written from ancient times to the present that have been written in or translated into English. Included are mysteries, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, pageants, and classic drama. Plays can be found by title; author; subject (divorce, Chinese Americans, broth... More...

Faculty of 1000

The UCR Libraries announces that Faculty of 1000 Biology is now available.  Faculty of 1000 is a research service that is run by and for scientists.  Reviewers evaluate and recommend "the most interesting papers published in the biological sciences." Unlike the function of a database that seeks to comprehensively index the literature (such as BIosis, PubMed, or Web of S... More...

Eighteenth Century Collections Online: The Age of Reason arrives

  The UCR Libraries is pleased to make available the rich scholarly resource, Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO).  Over 150,000 works published in the United Kingdom from this influential period have been digitally captured, from books and directories, Bibles, sheet music to sermons and advertisements by many well-known and less... More...

First Ladies' Letters: Dolley Madison

  The complete correspondence of one of the most important First Ladies of the nineteenth century, Dolley Payne Madison, is available at UCR Libraries!  Edited by Dr. Holly Cowan Shulman at the University of Virginia, this digital archive includes letters from 1788 through June 1836.   Enter th... More...

Major classical studies index now online

L'Annee Philologique  (APh), the foremost scholarly index on Classical Studies, covering periodical articles, modern editions of ancient texts, collections of articles (including Festschriften), book reviews, dissertations, and conference papers.  The historical era comprises the second millennium B.C.E. with pre-clas... More...
 

Nature backfiles now available

CDL and the UCR Libraries are pleased to announce that you can now view articles online in Nature from 1960 until the present. Nature is one of the most prestigious journals in the sciences. According to Journal Citation Reports, Nature's impact factor is 32.182.  Other top journals in JCR's Multidisciplinary Sciences category are Science (closely following, with a... More...

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work, maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field. All entries and updates are refereed by the members of a distinguished Editorial Board (including UCR's Prof. Fischer from the Department of Philosophy)  before they are made available. The Advanced Search interface&n... More...

Prokaryotes Online

Prokaryotes: an evolving electronic resource for the microbiological community is a standard reference for research on bacteria and Archaea. For each organism covered, chapters give taxonomic information, structure, history, and more. This useful online resource is a classic for all microbiology researchers. Access Prokaryotes through the Scotty Catalog or dir... More...

Annual Reviews Backfiles now online

The UCR Libraries is pleased to announce that the Annual Reviews series is fully online.  Expanding previous electronic access, researchers are now able to access all years of each Review volume. The series contains 8 titles in the Social Sciences, 10 titles in the Physical Sciences, and 31 titles in the Biomedical & Life Sciences. Journal Citation Reports routinely ranks Annual R... More...

CAB Abstracts Archive (applied life sciences) 1910++

The UCR Libraries are pleased to announce backfiles for the CAB database. Life sciences researchers will want to explore the rich trove of articles now available electronically. This archive is the equivalent of numerous paper indexes, including Review of Applied Entomology (1913+), Horticultural Abstracts (1931+), Plant Breeding Abstracts (1930+), and Field Crop Abstracts (1948+). ... More...

Methods in Enzymology Online

  The UCR Libraries announce that  Methods in Enzymology Online is now available. MiE now publishes several volumes per year, each on a specific topic, such as Molecular Evolution (v. 395, 2005), Circadian Rhythms (v. 393, 2005), and Biological Mass Spectronomy (v. 402, 2005). From 1955 through 1963 MiE contained papers on various topics and was published occasi... More...

African American newspapers: the 19th century

African American newspapers : the 19th century This large collection of African American newspapers contains a wealth of information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s, and is rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day, including the Mexican War, Presidential and congressional addresses, Congressional abstracts, business and commodity... More...

Book Review Digest Plus

UCR Libraries is making available Book Review Digest Plus, a dramatically expanded online version of the classic Book Review Digest.  With coverage extending back to 1983, this database indexes reviews of  550,000 current fiction and non-fiction, books for children, and reference works in the humanities, social sciences, and general sciences. In addition to the review... More...

Zoological Record now Available

 The UCR Libraries now provides electronic access to Zoological Record from 1978 to the present. Zoological Record is a comprehensive bibliographic database covering all aspects of modern animal research from 1978 to the present. The database contains more than 1,500,000 bibliographic records from monographs, newsletters, conference papers, and more than 5,000 serials published in ove... More...

PAIS Archive now Available

Archival years of Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS) database is now available to the UCR Community.  PAIS is an interdisciplinary index to periodical articles, books, reports, and government publications related to public issues and policies published worldwide.  The addition of the archive enables researchers to more quickly retrieve a historical perspective on topics&... More...

SAGE Publications Online

UCR access to scholarly full-text articles just got better with access to over 300 journals published by SAGE. Thanks to a recently negotiated contract on behalf of the UC Libraries by the California Digital Library (CDL), UC researchers now can access articles in journals such as:   Criminal Justice and Behavior: an International Journal   Poli... More...

New interface for MLA International Bibliography

Modern Language Association (MLA) has removed its databases from the Ovid platform as of June 30, 2005.  After careful review and analysis of several vendor platforms by UC Bibliographers, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) was selected as the new vendor. As of July 1, CSA will be the sole source for UC's subscription to the MLA International Bibliography and the MLA Directory of Peri... More...

ArticleFirst

ArticleFirst, a rich resource produced by OCLC contains bibliographic citations that describe items listed on the table of contents pages of more than 16,000 journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture. Sources For more information view:  All titles for ArticleFirst ... More...

African-American Poetry via ProQuest/Chadwyck-Healey

African-American Poetry African-American Poetry is a new library resource for literary scholars and  researchers in ethnic studies, linguistics, women's studies, black literary heritage, and comparative studies. The early history of African American poetry, from the first recorded poem by an African American (Lucy Terry's 'Bars Fights', c.1746) to the major... More...

NY Times Book Review Archive

The respected New York Times Book Reviews can be accessed two ways at the UCR Libraries: via the free New York Times Book Review Archive (1997-) or through the licensed ProQuest search engine (1999-). Both make available more than 15,000 full-text reviews, from children's books (My Dog Toby) and biographies (Jonathan Edwards: A ... More...

ACCESSMedicine now available

The latest electronic addition to the UCR Libraries’ biomedical resources, ACCESSMedicine, indexes 24 core textbooks, such as Harrison’s Online, Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2005, Hurst’s The Heart, and Goodman & Gillman’s Pharmacology, as well as The Lange Educational Library.  Four more titles will become avai... More...

20th Century English Poetry

Twentieth Century English Poetry contains the poetry of over 280 poets from 1900 to the present day. The collection reflects many of the concerns and techniques of a century's writing. From modernist experiment to post-modern playfulness, from Georgian convention to free-verse confession, and from Edwardian poetry of empire to post-imperial diversity, the... More...

Gerritsen Collection, Women's History Online, 1543-1945

Gerritsen Collection, Women's History Online, 1543-1945  is a cross-cultural resource for information on feminist consciousness and women's rights, with materials spanning 4 centuries (1543-1945) and 15 languages. It includes materials on both pro- and anti-feminist views as well as titles which reflect the condition of women during a given historical period. Mater... More...

The Arabidopsis Book

The Arabidopsis Book The Arabidopsis Book is an open access project bringing together an encyclopedic description of one of the most heavily studied plant species.  Published by American Society of Plant Biologists and BioOne, it is a new mode of communication between researchers and a new model for scientific publishing. The Arabidopsi... More...

American Poetry, 1600-1900

American Poetry, 1600-1900 This new resource contains over 40,000 poems by more than 200 poets, covering the Colonial period to the early twentieth century, and drawn from over 1,200 printed sources. The collection begins with early Colonial poems such as John Wilson's 'A Song of Thanksgiving for the Lasting Remembrance of God's Wonderful Works' ... More...

Merck Index Now Online!

The Merck Index is an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals that contains more than 10,000 monographs. The entries cover a wide range of compounds that have been selected by the editors on the basis of present or historic importance and interest.  The information provided on each substance includes chemical, common and generic names, trademarks and their ass... More...

20th Century American Poetry

Twentieth Century American Poetry is a collection of poetry written by the most important and influential poets of the 20th century. Many contemporary writers of America's 80s and 90s, who have gained recognition through national poetry awards or inclusion within leading print anthologies, are also represented. The complete text of each poem has been included, and any ... More...

Vadose Zone Journal

Vadose Zone Journal   The UCR Libraries are pleased to announced that Vadose Zone Journal is now available via Scotty http://scotty.ucr.edu/search~S5/t?SEARCH=vadose+zone+journal Vadose Zone Journal is a forum for interdisciplinary research and assessment of the vadose zone, the area between... More...

American Civil War: Letters and Diaries

The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries Detailed firsthand descriptions of historical characters and events, glimpses of daily life in the army, anecdotes about key events and personages, and accounts of sufferings at home - and thousands of other experiences. 100,000 pages of published memoirs, letters and diaries from individuals plus 4,000 pages of previously unp... More...

Pi--the mysterious number

See the exhibit in the Science Library atrium celebrating the number Pi. PI – the Most Mysterious Number PI, the world’s most mysterious number, has been a part of human culture and the educated imagination for more than 2500 years. You may remember that in the school curriculum the value that PI took was 3.14. But what is PI? What i... More...

North American Women’s Letters and Diaries

North American Women’s Letters and Diaries The collection includes approximately 150,000 pages of letters and diaries from Colonial times to 1950, including 7,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts – all in electronic format for the first time. The material is drawn from more than 1,000 sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monogr... More...

CDL E-Scholarship Repository

For Immediate Release from the California Digital Library: UC Launches Postprints Service to Provide Greater Access to UC Scholarship Access to previously published articles written by UC faculty will be available free online OAKLAND, Calif. ­ February 23, 2005 ­ The University of California Office of Scholarly Communication announces the public launch of its new eScholarship ... More...

INSPEC Backfile Available Online

The INSPEC Backfile, covering 1898-1968, is now available for access at UCR.   The current INSPEC file is mounted on Ovid, but the Backfile is only available at the Institution of Electrical Engineers site:  http://www.iee.org/inspec/archive/.  Ovid indicated they plan to finish mounting the INSPEC backfile by April, 200... More...

The Aphid: A Virus Vector

While this video CD-ROM is targeted at a specialized audience (primarily entomology and plant pathology students and their professors) anyone with an interest in insects would find the presentation (via animation and macrophotography ) of the aphid life cycle and methods of virus transmission fascinating. The following description, and an online videoclip (at  http://shop.st... More...

CSA Databases Get Facelift

The following CSA Illumina Databases are available from the UCR Libraries: Sciences: Social Sciences:  Earthquake Engineering Abstracts PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES GeoRef ERIC PAIS International Humanities: ... More...

Encyclopedia of Water Science

Encyclopedia of Water Science The UCR Libraries are pleased to announce that we now have access to a new online encyclopedia from InformaWorld. which covers water issues encountered in agriculture and environmental science.  Topics include water quality, treatment, conservation, and irrigation methods.  Best practices in water... More...

Early American Imprints, Series II. Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819)

Early American Imprints I and II provide full-text access to all items printed in early America, published 1639-1819. In addition to books, pamphlets and broadsides, this comprehensive collection features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial resolutions. Ea... More...

Encyclopedia of Soil Science

Encyclopedia of Soil Science The UCR Libraries are pleased to announce that we now have access to a new online encyclopedia from Marcel Dekker, Inc. which covers the chemistry, analysis, and evaluation of soils.  Other topics include sustainable management of natural resources, soil productivity, environmental quality, and geography an... More...

ATLA Religion Database

Religion Index (ATLA Religion Database/ATLAS) UCR Libraries is very pleased to announce the acquisition of ATLA Religion Database, the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all scholarly fields of religion. Featuring articles written in dozens of languages, ATLA Religion Index includes article citations, essay citations from m... More...

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

The UCR Libraries has subscribed to the Worldwide Political Science Abstracts online index.  This database provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of hundreds of scholarly serials in political science from 1975 on.  Subjects covered include government/political systems, international relations, methodology/research, and environmental policy.  Many of the recent article records n... More...

Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science

Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science The UCR Libraries are pleased to announce that we now have access to a new online encyclopedia from Marcel Dekker, Inc. which covers classic and modern studies in plant biology in conjunction with research, applications, and innovations in crop science.   Search for inf... More...

20th Century Drama via ProQuest/Chadwyck-Healey

Twentieth Century Drama is a full text database of modern drama from 1890s to the present day. Upon completion, it will contain some 2,500 plays in English from around the world. Almost all works will be copyright texts unavailable elsewhere in electronic form; many will be out-of-print works difficult to obtain outside the collection.  Twentieth-C... More...

American Drama 1714 to 1915 via ProQuest/Chadwyck-Healey

Currently containing more than 1,100 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up  to the beginning of the twentieth, American Drama 1714-1915 reflects American dramatic writing in all its richness and diversity: plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues and a range of other genres ... More...

Black Drama via Alexander Street Press

Black Drama is a unique database which brings together 1,200 plays, almost a quarter of which are previously unpublished, by writers such as Langston Hughes, Ed Bullins, Willis Richardson, Femi Euba, Amiri Baraka, Randolph Edmonds, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others. The collection includes the complete works of more than 300 playwrights from North Ame... More...

NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) Working Papers Online

NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) Working Papers are now available online to the UCR community.  These key resources in economics, which used to cost $5 per paper, are now freely available in pdf format from all UCR web addresses.  Remote access is possible for UCR students, faculty and staff  from off campus via a remote access server. While not pe... More...

GeoLytics Census CD Data & Software

The UCR Libraries’ Map Collection has acquired the GeoLytics Census CD Data & Software, which makes demographic data easy to use, easy to access, and easy to map. Visit the GeoLytics website for more information. List of GeoLytics Census CDs available @ UCR: HA181 C466 2003 Neighborhood Change Database (NCDB) 1970-2000 Tract Data ... More...

10 polymer journal backfiles now available

10 polymer journal backfiles now available The CDL has recently acquired significant journal backfile collections from Wiley InterScience in the area of polymer science. The collections were acquired based on the recommendation of the Joint Steering Committee on Shared Collections (JSC) and the approval of the Collection Development Committee (CDC). The polymer backfile collection encompasses... More...

Angewandte Chemie Int'l Edition backfile available

Angewandte Chemie International Edition backfile The CDL has recently acquired a significant journal backfile from Wiley InterScience of Angewandte Chemie International Edition from 1962-1997. Over the past decades, Angewandte Chemie has been one of the top sources for the most important developments in chemistry and related areas. The collection was acquired based on the recommendation of th... More...

New resource on Modern Art

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) contains abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews from 1974 to present. The scope of this resource  extends from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism in the late 19th century, up to the most recent works and trends in the late 20th century. Photo... More...

15 Biotech, Biochem, & Biophysics journal backfiles now available

  The CDL has recently acquired a significant journal backfile collection from Wiley InterScience in the area of biotechnology, biochemistry, and biophysics. This collection was acquired based on the recommendation of the Joint Steering Committee on Shared Collections (JSC) and the approval of the Collection Development Committee (CDC).  The collection encompasses backfiles of 15 journa... More...

Focus on Current Research (New WoK Features)

Web of Science® The Web of Science provides seamless access to current and retrospective multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,830 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. It provides access to the Science Citation Index® (1900-present), Social Sciences Citation Index® (1956-present), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index® (1975-present). Web o... More...

Photos from the Olympics

UCR students, staff and faculty:  Feast your eyes on AccuNet/AP Multimedia Archive, a wonderfully rich, easy-to-use resource for finding sought-after images quickly.  From around the world, about 800 new photos are added daily to the 700,000 current and archived photos from the Library of the Associated Press (AP).  To give you... More...

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals Archive Now Available for UC Campuses

The UCR Libraries and the California Digital Library are pleased to announce the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Journals Archive. The archive contains all articles published by the RSC (and its forerunner societies) from 1841 (the first issue of Memoirs and Proceedings of the Chemical Society) to 1996 (including top titles such as ChemComm, The Analyst, and Dalton Transact... More...

Mapping Census 2000: The Geography of U.S. Diversity

Mapping Census 2000: The Geography of U.S. Diversity is an atlas of the American people. It presents in dramatic, graphic fashion a key set of data from Census 2000, that once-a-decade head count of all U.S. residents. About the authors: Cynthia A. Brewer is associate professor of geography at the Pennsylvania State University. Trudy A. Suchan is a geographer in the Population Division... More...

American Geophysical Union ejournals now available

American Geophysical Union ejournals available through Scotty. AGU is an important publisher for earth, environmental and planetary science research. A CDL license agreement has finally been negotiated between the UC campuses and the American Geophysical Union resulting in electronic access to the following AGU e... More...

Wilson Education Full Text

     The UCR Libraries has added Wilson Education Full Text, a one-stop source for education research to its excellent collection of electronic resources. Wilson Education Full Text provides the full text of articles (html and PDF), cover to cover, from hundreds of education journals. It also indexes 600 English-language periodicals, monographs, and yearbooks.  &nbs... More...

Shake, rattle, and roll: Earthquake Engineering Abstracts

Earthquake Engineering Abstracts (EEA) database has joined the Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) platform, offering a wider range of searching, linking, and output options.  Image coursety of the Karl V. Steinbrugge Collection, Earthquake Engineering Research Center. Comprehensive and authoritative, Earthquake Engineering Abstracts (EEA... More...

More titles available on JSTOR

The UCR Libraries recently expanded its JSTOR archive holdings to include three multi-discipline collections: Arts & Sciences III (focusing on Arts and Culture), Arts & Sciences IV (focusing on business, law, and education) and the Arts & Sciences Complement.  These collections will broaden the number of disciplines covered in the JSTOR archive, and add depth to the ... More...

Philosopher's Index

The UCR Libraries is proud to announce the addition of The Philosopher's Index, a premier international resource in philosophy, to its electronic database inventory.  The Philosopher's Index is a bibliographic database with informative author-written abstracts covering scholarly research in the fifteen fields of philosophy, published in... More...

New Directions for Teaching and Learning

Would you like to improve your teaching? Do you need some new ideas? Available online, New Directions for Teaching and Learning offers a variety techniques and ideas from experienced teachers. You can read about the latest teaching methods from researchers in education and psychology. All of the New Directions titles are available online. Set up your Profile today to start receiving email alerts w... More...

eScholarship Editions project

The eScholarship Editions project is managed by the California Digital Library's eScholarship program which facilitates innovation and experimentation in the production and dissemination of scholarly works. More than 1,400 electronic editions of academic books are available free to UC faculty, staff, and students.  Here are some exa... More...

Stat!Ref: Digital Medical Library

Now accessible online through the UCR Libraries' homepage is STAT!Ref, the digital medical library of evidence-based medicine for healthcare professionals.  STAT!Ref  provides access to the full-text contents of more than 50 core medical and pharmaceutical titles.  Physicians, nurses, and medical students are prov... More...

PLoS Biology

PLoS Biology is a new model in scientific publishing.  Launched on October 13, 2003, this free access journal is available online through Scotty, the UCR Library Catalog or directly on the web.  The Public Library of Science (PLoS) is a non-profit organization of scientists and physicians based on... More...

CrossFire (Beilstein) Now Available!

Chemistry researchers: We are pleased to announce that Beilstein and Gmelin are now accessible online at UCR through MDL CrossFire.  This software provides access by bibliographic, structure, reaction and property searching to the Beilstein database of organic chemistry and the Gmelin database of inorganic and organometallic chemistry. A client needs to be installed only once until MDL ... More...

US company data via Mergent

Mergent Online is a newly acquired library database that provides in-depth U.S. company data covering more than 10,000 public companies. Included are all companies traded on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ exchanges, as well as approximately 3,000 of the largest "over the counter" companies.  Detailed financial statements from the last 15 years are available. ... More...

Not Just For German Literary Research

Click here to configure your browser for full Unicode support. The full-text searchable Digitale Bibliothek Deutscher Klassiker provides electronic access to 133 volumes of the Deutscher Klassiker ... More...

Search Library Literature

Library of Congress The Members of Congress Room Green Ceiling Panel - Light of Research Library Literature & Information Science Full Text, one of the leading sources to find materials on library and information science, is now available at UCR Libraries. More than 234 key library and information science periodicals, plus books, chapt... More...

Research Tool for Medievalists

UCR Libraries now offers scholars an unprecedented opportunity to further their research in early European social history and the development of Christianity, from the foundation of the Church to the Reformation. The Acta Sanctorum database is the complete printed text of the original 68 volumes of the Acta Sanctorum, published over a period of 300 years by the So... More...

Read the Wall Street Journal online!

click to enlarge The first issue of the Wall Street Journal was four pages long and sold for two cents. Today, the paper is considered the preeminent publication for business news and information on financial markets worldwide.  UCR Libraries is pleased to announce the availability of... More...

American Physiological Society backfiles

On behalf of the individual UC campuses, the California Digital Library has purchased the backfiles of journals from the American Physiological Society (APS).  Thanks to Dr. Ted Garland from our Biology Department for suggesting this acquisition to the UCR Libraries. As a result, the entire UC system is benefiting! This online collection, called the Journal Legacy Conte... More...

Thousands of art museum images online!

Enrich your eyes: three new databases are now available which offer high quality digital art images and excellent searching capabilities. AMICA provides 100,000+ works of art from museum collections, covering the complete range of expressive forms and time periods from cultures around the world. You will find images of an ancient Greek Douris style Kylix (drinking c... More...

Salton Sea Atlas

The UCR Libraries’ Map Collection has acquired the Salton Sea Atlas,  a comprehensive collection of maps and information about the Salton Sea.  Through the use of innovative diagrams, text, photos, charts, and maps, this atlas richly illustrates the environmental, cultural and ecological processes affecting the sea and its natural environment. Take a look at some sample images! The Salton Se... More...

CQ Researcher: In-depth, non-biased analysis of controversial issues

Need to find research on thought provoking, timely, and controversial issues? The UCR Libraries subscribes to CQ Researcher, an ideal starting point for students who need research on current topics or need to write a "position" papers.  Each weekly issue is devoted to a single, current topic, from school violence to the SUV debate. Articles provide complete s... More...

O'Reilly Computer Science Books On-line!

  UCR Libraries now provides on-line access to over 100 O’Reilly computer books You can now access a broad range of recently published O’Reilly technical books.  Included are titles on Unix, Windows XP, C++, Java and more!  Titles are in alphabetical order or searchable by keyword or code fragment.  Each book is listed in the&n... More...

Primary sources in Early North America

Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment documents through primary sources the experiences of peoples, native and otherwise, in North America from 1534 to 1850.  Over 40,000 pages and 1,200 color images are now available.  Texts are complete, though indexes are omitted. Everything - text and images - is searchable. ... More...

Black Drama Database, 1850 -

This edition of Black Drama contains 502 plays by 125 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. When complete, the collection will include more than 1,200 plays, of which some 20% have never been published before. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and oth... More...

Asian American Drama Database, late 19th c. -

This edition of Asian American Drama contains 70 plays by 17 playwrights, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. When complete, the collection will include more than 250 plays, of which some 50% have never been published before. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs an... More...

Read the documents that made U.S. policy!

Digital National Security Archive More than 43,000 declassified government documents from 1945 to present, organized into collections, each focused on a single topic. The National Security Archive is a non-profit research institute and library in Washington, D.C., which provides unprecedented public access to declassified government documents obtained through extensive ... More...

Wilson Art Fulltext

Art Index has been upgraded to include full-text!  Wilson Art Fulltext  (http://uclibs.org/PID/33002 ) now allows you to access the full text of 111 publications back to 1997, plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of 378 peer-selected publications back to 1984. There is now expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and... More...

Early Encounters in North America Database, 1534 to 1850

This release of Early Encounters in North America (EENA) contains approximately 40,000 pages of material.   When complete the product will include more than 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters.  Particular care has been taken to index the material so that it can be used in new ways.  For example, you can identi... More...

American Periodicals Series, 1740-1900

American Periodicals Series Online, 1740-1900 includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century. Published between 1741 and 1900, the more than 1,000 titles include Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine, the first American professional journals, and several popular magazines still in publication, such as Vanity Fai... More...

e-Index: U.S. magazines, 1890-1982

Readers’ Guide Retrospective: 1890 - 1982 provides searchable access to more than 100 years of citations from 512 leading U.S. magazines. Searching this online resource is equivalent to searching 44 printed Readers’ Guide cumulations. (including 19th Century Readers’ Guide 1890 -1899). From the wreck of the Titanic to Neil Armstrong’s walk on the moon; from the Charleston craze to the Sharon Ta... More...

Full-Text e-Index for Music

International Index to Music Periodicals: Full Text IIMP Full Text covers nearly all aspects of the world of music, from the most scholarly studies to the latest crazes. IIMP Full Text draws its current content from more than 370 international music periodicals from over 20 countries with over 60 Full Text titles. IIMP Full Text also includes retrospective coverage from over 185 periodicals dat... More...

Full-Text Performing Arts e-Index

International Index to the Performing Arts: Full Text IIPA Full Text draws its content from more than 210 scholarly and popular performing arts periodicals, and also indexes a variety of documents such as biographical profiles, conference papers, obituaries, interviews, discographies, reviews and events. IIPA Full Text covers nearly all aspects of performing arts, from scholarly studies to snap... More...

Early American Imprints, Series I

Evans Digital Edition [Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800)] Evans Digital Edition: Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800) is newly available in electronic form from NewsBank-Readex.  The collection has served as a resource for information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign affairs, ... More...

Institute of Physics Journal Archives

Every journal article published by the Institute of Physics (IOP) since 1874 is now available online, including more than 500 volume-years of journals, over 100,000 articles and over one million pages of scientific research. All of the Institute’s 37 journals have been made available back to volume one! The archive consists of fully searchable PDF files, which have been scanned at a high ... More...

IEEE Adds Historic Content Online

For more than 5 years now, the library has had access to all current IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) journals, standards and proceedings online, but now IEEE has added an immense amount of historical content. IEEE has added over 80,000 historic documents to IEEE Xplore, providing access to select journals and conferences published from 1950-1987. The historic con... More...

Columbia Gazetteer of the World

The Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online is a geographic database of over 165,000 entries including place-names, physical characteristics and attributes, political properties, economic parameters, and natural and agricultural resources. It was recently updated to include the 2000 U.S. census data and thus has population data to support its place names. The scope is obviously global as its title ... More...

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