New Electronic Resources Website

University of Kentucky Electronic Resources is transitioning to a new site!

This blog will remain accessible to users, but new content will be posted to . We hope the new site will provide users with an overall better experience.  Check it out!

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SFX’s top ten e-journals during October

ISSN Journal Requests Clickthroughs
0005-7959 Behaviour 708 841
0028-4793 The New England journal of medicine 485 451
0098-7484  JAMA: the Journal of the American   Medical Association 397 342
0099-9660 Wall Street Journal. Eastern Edition 359 355
0362-4331 The New York times 350 474
0036-8075 Science 308 282
0003-3472 Animal behaviour 305 292
0096-3445 Journal of experimental psychology. General 303 246
0028-0836 Nature 301 293
0340-5443 Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 260 252
0959-4388 Current Opinion in Neurobiology 244 249

Requests are registered when a user searches for a journal using the E-Journals tab from the homepage of UK Libraries.

Clickthroughs are registed when a user selects a platform to reach a journal, such as selecting Metapress Journals to reach The American Archivist e-journal in the example below.

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Access Issues with IEEE Xplore platform

We have been experiencing intermittent access issues with the IEEE Xplore platform. If you have access problems, please perform the following steps:

-clear your browser cache
-close the browser
-open a new browser session and try to access again

If you continue to have access issues with this platform, please let us know at LIB-ER@LSV.UKY.EDU

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Web of Knowledge Maintenance and Upgrade- intermittent access notification

There is scheduled maintenance and upgrade for Web of Knowledge beginning on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 1400 GMT and ending by Monday, October 28, 2013 at 0200 GMT. Web of Knowledge may be unavailable intermittently during this period. Thomson Reuters apologise for any interruption this may cause.

Upgrade includes:
Market launch of the SciELO Citation Index
Increased access to full-text
COUNTER 4 Usage Reports
Improved alerts and saved searches access and Management
Browser upgrade notification message for IE6, IE7 and FF 3.6
Removal of ‘Processing Date’ search parameter and calendar widget
Decommissioning of Scientific WebPlus.

WoK 5.12 Release notes at:

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Brill Online Books and Journals Platform: Upgrade planned

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Monday 28 October Brill will upgrade the Brill Online Books and Journals Platform. You may experience temporary interruption of our services during the installation.

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ClinicalKey added citation search functionality

You can now conduct a citation search on ClinicalKey by copying and pasting a citation from a source into the search box. Continue reading

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EBSCO eBook check out period & check in

EBSCO eBooks or Audiobooks: Downloaded eBooks can be checked in before the end of the check out period using Adobe Digital Editions. Continue reading

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