Archive for ‘journals’

June 29, 2011

2010 Journal Citation Reports data now available

by Debbie

The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) now includes data for 2010. There is also a list of journals which have been included for the first time, which can be found here.

For more information, please see the JCR website, or click on the logo to the right to be taken to the JCR page. Please note, if you are off campus, you will need to be logged in to the VPN to gain access.

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May 12, 2011

Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance 14th May

by Debbie

Due to essential site maintenance, Wiley have informed us that access to Wiley Online Library may be interrupted on Saturday 14th May from 10am BST. The interruption will last up to 2 hours.

August 9, 2010

Nature archive now available

by Debbie

The Library has recently purchased access to the complete Nature archive.

The first issue is dated November 1869 and contains two articles by T.H.Huxley. The archive gives a fascinating insight into the history of scientific discovery and of the journal itself.

Access is controlled by the IP address of your computer on site and via connection to the College VPN or by UK Federation (click on the “Login via your instutution” link) off-site.

Try the Nature archive now by clicking here

January 21, 2010

ScienceDirect scheduled outage this weekend

by Debbie

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 12 hours from 1:00PM GMT Saturday, 23 January to 1:00AM GMT Sunday, 24 January.

For information on the new upgrades please see the ScienceDirect website.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

January 11, 2010

Library catalogue maintenance 12th – 13th January

by Debbie

E-Journal records will be temporarily unavailable via the Library Catalogue from Tuesday 12th January 2010 at 2pm and on Wednesday 13th January 2010. This is due to essential maintenance of the Library catalogue. The records will be available again from Thursday 14th January 2010.

During this time you can access e-Journal resources via the A-Z Journal List as usual.

August 28, 2009

ScienceDirect downtime this weekend

by Debbie

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 7.5 hours from 18:30 Saturday, 29 August to 02:00 GMT Sunday, 30 August.

We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

August 10, 2009

Science Direct access

by Debbie

We are currently experiencing problems with access to ScienceDirect using Shibboleth (aka UK Federation). For the moment, the best option is to use the Virtual Private Network (VPN) for off-campus access. Details on the VPN can be found here.

We’ll update you when the problem is resolved.

July 7, 2009

Journal Citation Reports data for 2008 now available

by Debbie

Identify the most influential journals and papers in your field by searching Web of Knowledge’s Journal Citation Reports, still the only journal evaluation resource that provides quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. The data for 2008 has now been released bringing the reports fully up to date.

New features added to the latest release of JCR data allow you to:

– View a journal’s impact with a five year Impact Factor trend graph.

– See how journal self citations affect Impact Factor.

– Rank journals in multiple categories.

Find out more on the Journal Citation Reports site.

June 19, 2009

ScienceDirect unavailable Saturday 20 – Sunday 21 Jun

by Debbie

The ScienceDirect e-journals service will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 16 hours from 14.00 Saturday 20 June to 06.00 Sunday 21 June.

January 27, 2009

New e-journals A-Z list

by Debbie

We’re testing a new format for our e-journals list. The new format should make it easier to find journals by subject or publisher, as well as allowing you to check SFX for details of what our subscription covers. For more details of the changes, please see the announcement on the library webpage.

You can access the new version here.

As ever, we’re looking for your feedback – please send any comments you have to Owen Stephens.

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