Web of Science Updates

See the newest Web of Science features:

Saved Marked List
This feature allows users to curate datasets over multiple sessions by saving their work in progress in a market list.
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Emerging Sources Citation Index
Emerging Sources Citation Index is designed to extend the universe of publications in Web of Science with additional high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging research fields.
Read more or watch Emerging Sources Citation Index.

Usage Count Feature
Located on the summary page as well as the full record, a usage count will be displayed for the Last 180 Days (rolling) as well as Since 2013 (all time). The count reflects the number of times the article has met a user’s information needs as demonstrated by clicking links to a full-length article at the publisher’s website (via direct link or OpenURL) or by saving the metadata for later use.
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or watch Item Level Usage Counts.

ORCID and ResearcherID Integration
Web of Science incorporates author identifiers for researchers who established an ORCID but not a ResearcherID.
Read More or watch Author Identifiers (ResearcherID and ORCID) in the Web of Science.

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nature.com Complete

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February 2016 Database of the Month

Nature.com Complete provides full-text access to 80 titles from Nature Publishing Group and partner societies, with archives dating back to 1869. Search across life science and physical research journals, life science review journals, clinical review journals, as well as complimentary web content. Some of the signifcanct titles include Nature, Nature Protocols, Nature Communications, Nature Methods, and Scientific American.

See the nature.com Complete list of publications.

My Bookshelf for BrowZine.com

The first stage of My Bookshelf for BrowZine.com has now been released! If you have previously set up a BrowZine Sync Account and added journals to My Bookshelf, these titles will appear on My Bookshelf in Browzine.com. If you are new to Browzine.com, you may easily add journals right away! During this initial stage, changes made to My Bookshelf will not sync across devices.   Continue reading

American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965

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November-December 2015 Database of the Month

American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965 provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century.  This research database provides access to the complete market research reports of the era’s foremost consumer analyst, Ernest Dichter, market research pioneer and widely-recognised ‘father’ of Motivational Research.

The collection is a treasure trove of information on some of America’s best known brands, containing thousands of reports commissioned by advertising agencies and global businesses in a booming era for consumerism, ‘Madison Avenue’ advertising and global brands on consumer goods ranging from tobacco and broadcasting to cars and hotels. Use the fully searchable interactive chronology to discover fascinating facts and events in the history of American consumerism; gain a deeper insight into Dichter and the world of market research through essays and further resources; and view hundreds of advertising images in the Ad Gallery.

 

Spotlight

In recognition of  Breast Cancer Awareness Month raise your understanding to the disease and its causes with Dynamed.

DynaMed is a reference tool used by physicians and other healthcare professionals to answer clinical questions quickly and easily. DynaMed includes thousands of topics covering emergency medicine, cardiology, oncology, infectious diseases, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology and much more.

Also see a list of FAU Libraries’ Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences Databases.

 

 

2015 John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series

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The 2015 John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture will feature Dr. Allida Black, a Research Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University.  Black was founding editor of The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers, a project designed to preserve, teach and apply Eleanor Roosevelt’s writings and discussions of human rights and democratic politics. Black will speak at FAU about Eleanor Roosevelt and the Battle for Human Rights: 1945 to Present, on Wed., October 28, 2015, 4:00 p.m., at FAU’s University Theatre, Boca Raton campus. More details about this lecture are available here.

Below are some books about Eleanor Roosevelt and books for which Dr. Black was an author or editor. The titles listed below are available either as print copies (check out our display in the front lobby of the Boca campus library), or in e-book format through the FAU library catalog:

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

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October 2015 Database of the Month

DSM-5 is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today’s mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. This reference is used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders, and is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care.

PrivCo – Private Company Financial Intelligence

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September 2015 Database of the Month

PrivCo provides accurate financial and business data and news and media content on over 500,000 major private companies globally (generally defined as having at least $10 million in annual revenue, or with substantial institutional capital funding).

Search PrivCo to find verified private company financials, private M&A and venture capital transactions, accurate deal terms, valuation multiples, private equity deals, founder and family ownership breakdowns, privately-held bankruptcies, restructurings, IPOs and more.   Continue reading

Staff Reading Picks 2015

Staff Reading Picks 2015

Looking for some summer reading ideas? Below are selections of books recently recommended by staff members of the FAU Libraries. These books are now on display in the Wimberly Library’s main lobby.

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All the Light we Cannot See
By Anthony Doerr. Scribner, 2014
Call Number: PS3604.O34 A77 2014
Recommended by Beth

Courtesans & Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens
By James Davidson. St. Martin’s Press, 1998
Call Number: DF275 .D23 1998
Recommended by Afra B., Access Services

Earth as Art
By Lawrence Friedl, Karen Yuen, et al. NASA, 2012
Call Number: NAS 1.83:NP-2012-07-889-HQ
Recommended by Bruce Barron, Government Documents
“A book of beautiful full-color pictures showing images from Earth-observing environmental satellites in orbit around the planet.”
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