Archive for January, 2008

JISC Academic Database Assessment Tool (ADAT)

This site from JISC Collections aims to help libraries to make informed decisions about future subscriptions to bibliographic and full text databases. More information about the site’s data sourcing and comparison method is available on the ‘About’ page.


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OECD database – free for now

OECD.Stat enables users to search all 50 of the OECD’s statistical databases at the same time. Users will also be able to extract data from different datasets and gather it in customisable tables. OECD.Stat would be available without charge for eight months, before becoming a subscription-based service.

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EBSCOhost Databases at York

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Full- text Digitized Books

Turning the Pages
Since its launch in 2004, Turning the Pages has grown to become one of the most popular resources at the British Library, allowing the Library to bring treasures such as the Lindisfarne Gospels, Leonardo da Vinci’s Notebooks and Mercator’s Atlas of Europe online for everyone to see. Also check out:

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Scitopia – search portal to the digital libraries of leading science and technology societies

Scitopia — The federated vertical search portal was created through the imagination and collaboration of 15 leading science and technology societies. Searches over 3 million documents, plus patents and government data spanning 150 years of sci-tech scholarship to help you with your queries. Read more….

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SCImago Journal & Country Rank Portal

New web-based evaluation tool SCImago Journal & Country Rank database, reviewed here

Or read the blog post (highlighting the nature article)

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