ProQuest Databases Unavailable This Weekend

Please note that ProQuest databases will be unavailable for 12 hours from 9 pm, April 26th to 9 am, April 27th.  The databases affected include:

  • All ProQuest interface products (e.g., ABI databases, Historical Newspapers, Dissertations & Theses, etc.)
  • e-library
  • Black Studies Center
  • Literature Online (LION)

We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Posted on April 25th, 2008 by Adrian Ho and filed under Planned Down Time | Comments Off on ProQuest Databases Unavailable This Weekend

The Big Shift Blog – Now Available!

http://weblogs.lib.uh.edu/thebigshift/

Posted on April 17th, 2008 by Paul Sharpe and filed under New Service | Comments Off on The Big Shift Blog – Now Available!

New JSTOR Interface

JSTOR will launch a new interface on Friday, April 4th.  Here are some online resources that help users learn about the new interface:

Key improvements
http://sandbox.jstor.org/newfeatures.doc

Recorded Webinar
http://sandbox.jstor.org/support/JSTORNewFeatures2008-03-03.wmv

Using the JSTOR Interface
http://sandbox.jstor.org/support/Using_the_JSTOR_Interface_March_2008.ppt

If you have any questions about JSTOR, feel free to contact your subject librarians.

Posted on April 2nd, 2008 by Adrian Ho and filed under New Resource | Comments Off on New JSTOR Interface