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News from the University of Surrey Library

Borrowing facilities at other UK university libraries to be extended to Full-time Masters students

¬†From 1 July 2005 any FT postgraduate student on a taught Masters level course can apply under the UK Libraries Plus scheme to borrow books from up to 3 other university/college libraries in the UK, as part of a pilot project. Application forms can be downloaded from the UKLP website or may be obtained […]

LexisNexis Butterworths replaces Butterworths Law Databases

Database Changes over Summer: The new look Butterworths law databases (renamed LexisNexis Butterworths) are now available at: (Athens password required).The contents are: All England Law Reports 1936 onwards CaseSearch Acts of Parliament Halsburys Laws of England Halsburys Statutes Halsburys Is it Force? Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law If you wish to access […]

IBSS database changes interface & web address

Database Changes over Summer: IBSS (International Bibliography of the Social Sciences) has recently moved from the BIDS interface to the Ovid Silverplatter interface at The BIDS version will be turned off in the next few months. The Silverplatter interface offers several advantages, including the facility to cross-search several other databases within the social sciences […]

ISI Science Citation Index (Web of Knowledge) now extends back to 1900

Database Changes over Summer: The Library has recently purchased the online backfile for the ISI Science Citation Index, meaning that this index is now available with uninterrupted coverage from 1900 to the present day, via the ISI Web of Knowledge interface. Previously coverage began at 1981. The backfile is only available via the new WOK […]

Web of Knowledge – change of interface from 31st August

Database Changes over Summer: The ISI’s Web of Knowledge interface (home to the ISI Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences and Sciences Citation Indexes, and Journal Citation Reports) has had a radical overhaul, making it more user-friendly and adding new functions such as “Analyze results”. The new interface is already available from the usual web address […]

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