Author Archives: mike

Bibliography of Asian Studies moves to the Ebscohost platform

The Bibliography of Asian Studies has moved from its proprietary platform to the Ebscohost platform providing improved searching and linking to available full text journals.  Coverage continues to be from 1971-present.

Maintenance to ebook platforms April 7, 5-7 p.m.

There will be maintenance to several of the ebook platforms – ebrary and EBL – tonight from 5-7 pm.   The vendor apologizes for the inconvenience.

Database access tonight – March 11th – midnight to 4 am

One of our providers, Lunarpages , as a maintenance window beginning at midnight tonight for up to four hours. This provider hosts the databases A-Z list so databases will not be available from midnight to four tonight. We apologize for any inconvenience.

New books, reference, and video lists for February

The new acquisition lists are updated monthly and have featured a list of all the newly cataloged acquisitions including books, ebooks, CD’s, videos, and other material.  These lists are organized by the by Classification Number or first Subject Heading.

The new video lists are a subset of the new titles created as a separate list to make them easier to browse and a summary of the video is included.

The New Reference Books (print and digital)  is a monthly report of the print and digital reference titles added.

New books, reference, and video lists for January

The new acquisition lists are updated monthly and have featured a list of all the newly cataloged acquisitions including books, ebooks, CD’s, videos, and other material.  These lists are organized by the by Classification Number or first Subject Heading.

Note: there are significant numbers of new ebooks added during January so the lists are much longer than normal.

The new video lists are a subset of the new titles created as a separate list to make them easier to browse and a summary of the video is included.

The New Reference Books (print and digital)  is a monthly report of the print and digital reference titles added.

Libraries complete transition to new off-campus access program

The Libraries will complete moving to a new off campus access system (EZ-Proxy) today for e-journals and databases.  Ebooks have been authenticated through the new system for the past month.   The new system uses the network username and password for authentication.  If any access difficulties are encountered, please report them.

Access to MyLibrary account for renewal of print materials is not affected by this change so will continue to use either network username / password or last name/ barcode.

 

New books, reference, and video lists for November

The new acquisition lists are updated monthly and have featured a list of all the newly cataloged acquisitions including books, ebooks, CD’s, videos, and other material.  These lists are organized by the by Classification Number or first Subject Heading.

The new video lists are a subset of the new titles created as a separate list to make them easier to browse and a summary of the video is included.

The New Reference Books (print and digital)  is a monthly report of the print and digital reference titles added.

New books, reference, and video lists for October

The new acquisition lists are updated monthly and have featured a list of all the newly cataloged acquisitions including books, ebooks, CD’s, videos, and other material.  These lists are organized by the by Classification Number or first Subject Heading.

The new video lists are a subset of the new titles created as a separate list to make them easier to browse and a summary of the video is included.

The New Reference Books (print and digital)  is a monthly report of the print and digital reference titles added.

Direct Jstor citation export to Refworks has been restored

The ability to export directly to Refworks from Jstor has been restored.

Ebook Library (EBL) titles not accessible 11/9/2015 – service restored – 11/10/2015 – 8am

Books on the Ebook Library (EBL) platform are not accessible due to a technical problem.  This includes many titles in the ConnectNY ebook collection and a few titles which are on e-reserve.  We have contacted the vendor and will post an update as we get further information.

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Service has been restored – 11/10/2015 8 am