August 2017 New Databases

New databases in a variety of subjects are now available from UH Libraries.

New databases in a variety of subjects are now available from UH Libraries.

The following databases are now available from the University of Houston Libraries:

College Preparation Center
College Preparation Center includes practice tests, interactive tutorials, and ebooks to help you prepare for college success.

Ebook Central (recently migrated from Ebrary)
You need credible content from authoritative, scholarly sources. Ebook Central delivers, with breadth and depth of ebooks from scholarly sources, including university presses and other top publishers.

Open Book Publishers
A social enterprise run by scholars who are committed to making high-quality research available to readers around the world. OBP publishes monographs and textbooks in all areas, and offers the academic excellence of a traditional press, with the speed, convenience and accessibility of digital publishing. All the books are available to read for free online.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist
The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division. The online checklist is based upon the Library’s 1981 publication Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress and will be continually updated to reflect new acquisitions. The online checklist also contains links to existing digital images from our collection and will be updated as new images are added. If you have any questions, comments, or are interested in obtaining reproductions from the collection, please Ask A Librarian. The Sanborn maps are arranged by state, then city and release data. Currently there are over 25,000 sheets from over 3000 city sets online in the following states: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, OH, OK, PA, SD, TX, VA, VT, WY and Canada, Mexico, Cuba sugar warehouses, and U.S. whiskey warehouses.

UpToDate is designed to answer the clinical questions that arise in daily practice. It covers over 10,000 clinical topics in over 22 medical specialties and includes links to patient education, practice changing updates, drugs & drug interactions, and medical calculators.

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Posted on August 1st, 2017 by Esmeralda Fisher and filed under Announcements | Comments Off on August 2017 New Databases