Access to the CAB Abstracts service has been withdrawn from eSearch following the conclusion of LLR’s current subscription to the resource (on 31 July 2010).
Remote searching and metasearching of the Emerald service in eSearch has been temporarily disabled pending the release of a new search configuration by Ex Libris. Direct access to content on the EmeraldInsight platform is available as normal.
Off-campus access to the WGSN service has been withdrawn in eSearch following the implementation of new access restrictions by WGSN.com.
An issue preventing some access requests to BIOSIS Previews in eSearch from resolving correctly has now been corrected. All requests to BIOSIS Previews now resolve appropriately to the Web of Knowledge portal. Remote and metasearching of BIOSIS Previews is also now working consistently in eSearch.
Links in eSearch to the Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts service have been updated to reflect the integration of the service in the InformaWorld platform. Access to the service is direct on-campus and by university username and password from off-campus.
Access to the WikiVet database has been enabled in eSearch. Access is unrestricted on-campus and off-campus, but registration is required on the site. The resource is described as follows:
Access to the WikiVet is free but you will need to register with a valid email address. Registration is free and is available to veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary nurses and academic staff at veterinary schools in any country
WikiVet is a collaborative initiative between the UK Vet Schools to develop a comprehensive online peer-reviewed knowledge database. It includes in-depth articles on the following subjects: anatomy and physiology; clinical diseases; haematology and immunology; pathology; pharmacology; parasitology. It also contains images and videos to support learning and teaching and revision aids such as quizzes and flashcards.
Following a change in the subscription profile provided to Libraries and Learning Resources, off-campus access to isurv service (which was previously available by university username and password) has now been withdrawn from eSearch. Access to isurv is currently available on-campus only.
Access to the FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service) Daily Reports database has been activated in eSearch. Access is direct on-campus and by university username and password (using Shibboleth) off-campus. A guide to logging in to FBIS using Shibboleth will be available on the eServices Support wiki shortly. The resource is described as follows:
Covering the period 1974–1996 in the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Eastern Europe, the JISC selection of the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports includes a wealth of transcripts of broadcasts and news from around the world all translated into the English language.
Access to CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group) Online Services has been enabled in eSearch. Access is by a resource specific username and password (available on the Other Passwords page of the LLR web site). Only one customer is able to access the service at any one time. The resource is described as follows:
CPAG’s Online Services contain comprehensive in-depth information on welfare benefits and tax credits. It includes: up-to-date consolidated legislation; easy to follow guidance and explanation from CPAG’s Welfare benefits and tax credit handbook; commissioners’ decisions and court cases, many with CPAG commentary
The explanatory text is independent and authoritative, produced by CPAG advisers or by other experienced welfare rights advisers. Information is applicable throughout the UK and is updated through the year.
The username and password required to login to the service can be accessed on the Other Passwords page of the LLR web site.
Please note that only individual can access the the CPAG’s Online Services at any one time. If you see the message ‘Too many user sessions’ when attempting to login, please wait and try again later.