Be sure to check out the latest news about Serials Solutions Knowledgebase updates and database changes as well as newly added providers and databases in the Support Center. In the past month our provider data team produced forty-seven total updates about content changes including:
The cataloging team has been busy as well creating new authority title records for e-books and adding normalizers for e-book holdings.
Cataloging team members have also been busy participating in training and other standards activities. Allison Feist is the newest member of our metadata librarian team able to independently authenticate CONSER Records. Allison and Erik Bergstrom are both Affiliate Representatives to CONSER. Also, Erik went through RDA training at the Library of Congress in September.
New content in the Summon index this month covers a wide range of topics and types— from engineering research to literature collections, from journals to papers to spoken word recordings. Additions in the past month include:
Begell Digital Library (BDL) Engineering Research and Biological Sciences Research Collections from Begell House including over 40 scholarly journals, reference titles, conference proceedings and e-books.
Literature Online poetry collections including approximately 360,000 full text poems from American Poetry (1600-1900), English Poetry (600-1900), Canadian Poetry, 20th Century African-American Poetry, 20th Century American Poetry
Literature Online Reference Edition with 6,600 full text reference and criticism resources
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers including 65,000 full text government papers that encompass all areas of social, political, economic and foreign policy and are a vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world
Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, a database of full text journal articles and book chapters that examine interdisciplinary topics on the African experience throughout the Americas
Thousands of full text book reviews and journal articles from the titles published by Indiana University Press in the disciplines of languages & literatures, women's studies, social sciences and more
Thousands of audio and music recordings of classic novels, plays and poetry, from medieval times to the twenty-first century under various categories, such as Children’s Classics, Classic Fiction, Shakespeare’s Plays in the Naxos Spoken Word Library
With abstracts and direct links to over 135,000 journal article and book reviews, the NRC Research Press journals cover a broad range of scientific disciplines with international readership in more than 175 countries
Metadata and abstracts from the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) including over 1,000 peer-reviewed books from 28 publishers published under an Open Access license