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PsycINFO and Related Databases move to EBSCO!

Drexel University Libraries is pleased to announce changes in electronic resource offerings in psychology. Effective July 1, 2013 access to the core resources in psychology published by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS and PsycCRITIQUES will move from the existing Ovid platform to EBSCOhost. In addition, the Libraries will be adding APA’s newest resource, PsycTESTS to our electronic collections.

Core Psychology Electronic Resources Move to EBSCOhost

Drexel University Libraries is pleased to announce changes in electronic resource offerings in psychology. Effective July 1, 2013 access to the core resources in psychology published by the American Psychological Association, PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, PsycBOOKS and PsycCRITIQUES will move from the existing Ovid platform to EBSCOhost. In addition, the Libraries will be adding APA’s newest resource, PsycTESTS to our electronic collections.

NetLibrary acquired by Ebsco Publishing

Netlibrary, OCLC's longstanding electronic book content platform, has been aqcuired by Ebsco Publishing.  This could bode well for an infrastructure overhaul for Netlibrary, which could hopefully end in an easier access model for Netlibrary books.  we'll see!  It could certainly also mean that adding future Netlibrary content could become more expensive.  S

CINAHL and faulty SFX linking

We have had several reports of faulty SFX linking from CINAHL search results in the last day.  Basically, it seems CINAHL is pulling SFX menus with links that either do not successfully result in the full text or that suggest we have fulltext access when we no longer do.  It seems that CINAHL is using outdated data for the SFX menu.  We are working on figuring out why this is happening and hoping to resolve the issue soon.  In the meantime,

Reprise: CINAHL now available only through EBSCO

In early July, the Libraries announced that the CINAHL database would now be available only on the EBSCOHost platform.

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