University of Sussex Library Updates

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Westlaw International problems



There are currently problems accessing Westlaw International. Westlaw are aware of the problem and are working to remedy it as a matter of priority.  In the meantime, they have provided a temporary password to enable access. The password is 10217567QZFP. The password is case sensitive, so all the letters are upper case. Our apologies for […]

Increased access to Taylor and Francis archives



T&F’s  online archives are  collected into subject areas and provide electronic access to journals from the very first issue. The Library has recently purchased the Anthropology & Archaeology subject archive, and also the Engineering, Computing and Technology archive. These include backfile access to titles such as Ethnos, Norwegian Archaeological Review and the International Journal of […]

Eighteenth Century Journals IV



A further collection of journals have been added to Eighteenth Century Journals. The new titles consist mainly of  material sourced  from Chetham’s Library in Manchester and include rare magazines and newspapers, literary periodicals and political journals which have been included to chart the transformation of Manchester during a time of rapid industrialisation and political turmoil. […]

Wiley Online Library to replace Wiley Interscience



During the weekend of 7-8 August, Wiley are going to launch all their products on a new platform.  For more information about the changes, go to

Westlaw additions and enhancements



New and improved resources available on Westlaw include: •  Company Law Newsletter Journal • Scottish Criminal Law Journal •  Extension of Arbitration Journal archive •  Additional Law Reports available in PDF •  New supplement to the White Book 2010

Historic Digimap – new mapping and download facilities



Two new beta services have recently been launched to benefit users of Historic Digimap: Ancient Roam, an online mapping interface based on the Roam mapping client available from Digimap’s OS Collection Historic Download, a facility allowing users to select and download larger quantities of historical map data Ancient Roam Ancient Roam is a new mapping […]

Scopus Alerts (Lite) iPhone application



Elsevier has built a new iPhone application, Scopus Alerts (Lite), that gives researchers mobile access to the searching and alerting features of Scopus. The new application, which is available on iTunes and the Apple App Store, gives iPhone users the ability to find and display abstracts and reference information from Scopus. Application features include the […]

IEEE Xplore new interface



IEEE has now got a new interface. IEEE Xplore  includes the full text of IEEE journals, conference proceedings, and standards. You can see the new interface by going to: Major new features include: “type-ahead” technology — a list of search suggestions is made when you type in keywords in the search box (try typing […]

Lloyds Law Reports no longer on Westlaw



Unfortunately, Lloyd’s Law Reports will no longer be available on Westlaw UK from 20th April 2010, as Westlaw have been unable to negotiate a renewal of their licence.

Nature backfiles



We  have increased our backfile coverage of Nature to include the years 1997 -2007. This means that we now have full access to the journal from 1869 to the current issue available through the Electronic Library.