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Announcements about recent platform changes and other database updates.
The “classic” SciFinder Web platform was discontinued on 12/31/2022. Access is now available through SciFinder-n.
AM Research Methods is the new name for the Adam Matthew database formerly known as Research Methods Primary Sources.
ARBAOnline database was discontinued by the vendor, with no current plans to transfer its contents to another database.
The access policy for ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) has been updated: All users must create an ICPSR account from an on-campus IP address using a @wisc.edu email account (cannot create an account while off-campus). Every six (6) months users must login to ICPSR from on-campus to re-certify affiliation with UW-Madison.
Asahi Shimbun Cross-Search is the new name and platform for the Japanese newspaper database known as KiKuzo II.
Oxford Handbooks is now available on the Oxford Academic Platform
The AMA Manual of Style (American Medical Association / Oxford University Press) moved to the Oxford Academic Platform.
The following databases have migrated from Chadwyck-Healey to the ProQuest platform:
Drama Online (Bloomsbury) access has expanded to include all offered collections.
Six Springer Nature ebook subject collections (2015 to 2022) have been added to SpringerLink: History; Literature, Cultural & Media Studies; Political Science and International Studies; Philosophy & Religion; Social Sciences; Law & Criminology
The South Asia Archive has moved to a new platform from Coherent Digital. This interdisciplinary collection of books, journals, and documents (1700 to 1953), from India, Pakistan, Burma, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh supports research in the humanities and social sciences.
The Gerritsen Women’s History Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs database has migrated from the Chadwyck-Healey to the ProQuest platform.
Content in select databases has been expanded with additional modules or years, as noted below:
Content in select Gale databases has expanded, following the acquisition of the modules indicated:
ProQuest One Business was selected by UW System to replace Business Premium Collection. All the content from Business Premium and its sub-collections, including ABI/Inform and J.P. Morgan Research, is now available in ProQuest One Business.
The Local Module has been added to Simmons Insights, which allows users to build, read, and export crosstab data runs on consumer purchases, consumer attitudes, and lifestyles for the Madison Media market.
The CNKI (中國知網) database platform brings together content previously found in China Academic Journals and Century Journals Project.
For ICPSR, individual registration is required to use analysis tools and to download data. UW-Madison users must use @wisc.edu email address.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is now called Gale eBooks.
Several databases have moved to the ProQuest platform from Chadwyck-Healy: