Showing posts from May, 2009

EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service)

EThOS is a new British Library service aimed at providing digital copies of UK PhD theses direct to the researcher, over the web.

It is a database containing over 250,000 UK theses with the added functionality to enable the requesting of digital copies of selected theses.Researchers do not need to be registered with the system to search the database, but will need to register if they wish to request a digital copy of a thesis.

Many of the participating UK institutions support Open Access to their theses, so downloads of these digital and digitised theses are free to the researcher. UCL is an Open Access sponsor.

Where a thesis must be digitised before supply, there will be a short delay before it is accessible. However, the requester will be informed when the thesis is available and can then log on to the system and download the thesis. The theses are supplied as zipped pdfs.

Alternative formats (CD or paper) are also available for purchase.EThOS can only offer the theses of participating…

PsycARTICLES available for GOSH staff

PsycARTICLES® is a database of full-text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association, the APA Educational Publishing Foundation, the Canadian Psychological Association, and Hogrefe Publishing Group.

The database includes all substantive material from the print journals but does not include nonarticle content such as ads, covers, editorial board lists, and the like.

PsycARTICLES is recognized worldwide as a leading full text source for academic, research and practice literature in psychology and related disciplines.

It is avaliable to GOSH staff via their NHS Athens password. To access it go to: on MyAthens enter your NHS Athens password click on local resources, then on Ovid and the link to PsycARTICLES is there.

Titles currently available include:

APA Journals
American Psychologist
Behavioral Neuroscience
Developmental Psychology
Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology
Health Psychology
Journal of Abnormal Psychology
Journal of Appl…

NHS Evidence

NHS Evidence is live as from today, the National Library for Health (NLH) has become part of NHS Evidence.

After today the majority of the National Library for Health website functions will continue as people currently know them – however the website has been rebranded in both colour (blue) and in name – NHS Evidence information resources. The NLH URL will still reroute people to the site for the time being and also be able to be redirected from the NHS Evidence portal to the information resources website.