Databases: New interfaces in 2010

It seems that this year number of Databases providers are upgrading their databases to correspond to the new needs of users.

IEEE Xplore

  • REMOTE ACCESS. Library PIN required.
  • FULL-TEXT content to Journals, Proceedings & Standards
  • You have Basic & Advanced Search Screens
  • Once you type a KEYWORD a suggested terms appear
  • You have option to BROWSE these collections either per TITLE or SUBJECT.
  • Available New Personalization features
  • Attached is a Brochure with short overview of the new Interface features.

CRCnetBASE (Online Books) and the additional Collections. See Online Books Portal

  • REMOTE ACCESS. Library PIN required.
  • Search either per SUBJECT COLLECTION (see below) OR
  • Search with KEYWORDS from the Advanced or the Quick search options.
  • Full-text option to KEYWORD search is available
  • The Book Chapters are in a PDF format and can be downloaded/printed
  • Not all Collections on CRCnetBASE are full-text (not part of a subscription)
  • If you find a book without Full-text availability, than the book is not part of the subscriptions.

IOP Science (Physics, Arxiv e-prints also searchable)

RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry)

RefWorks 2.0 is available. The Library will change to this version in due time. Visit the RefWorks Portal

SpringerLink  (official new interface from August 2010)

If you have any queries or you need training, please contact me: pkovatcheva@uj.ac.za

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